Pariah’s Child (2014)


  1. The Wolves Die Young Lyrics
  2. Running Lights Lyrics
  3. Take On Breath Lyrics
  4. Cloud Factory Lyrics
  5. Blood Lyrics
  6. What Did You Do In The War, Dad? Lyrics
  7. Half A Marathon Man Lyrics
  8. X Marks The Spot Lyrics
  9. Love Lyrics
  10. Larger Than Life Lyrics
  11. No Pain * Lyrics

* Exclusive Japanese Bonus Track


Tony Kakko - Vocals, keyboards, programming
Elias Viljanen - Guitars
Henrik Klingenberg - Keyboards
Pasi Kauppinen - Bass
Tommy Portimo - Drums


Laura Hynninen - Harp
“Take One Breath”, “Larger Than Life” and “No Pain”

Jaakko Koskinen - The Preacher

“X Marks The Spot”

International Lowerflabbi Congregation Choir
“X Marks The Spot”

Masi Hukari - Spoken description of blood in “Blood”

  • Flute in “Half A Marathon Man”
  • Proofreading, Lead Vocal Recording, Coaching etc…

Funky Buttapplause Group - Clapping
“Cloud Factory”

Mikko P. Mustonen - Orchestrations
“Larger Than Life”

Tony with 666 Cups o’ Coffee
Choirs and backing vocals

M&N - Additional backing vocals

“Take One Breath” , “What Did You Do In The War, Dad?”

Leena - Wolf howl

…in the following locations

Recorded and mixed at Studio57 by Pasi Kauppinen

Additional recordings -
At Kakkoslaatu Studio by Mike Reverse
At The Lanceland Room by Hank
At Magic 7-Studio by Evil
At Secret Location Studio by Pasi Kauppinen

Mastered at Chartmakers by Svante Forsbäck

Additional Information

All songs written by Tony Kakko
Songs arranged by Tony Kakko & Sonata Arctica
Produced by Sonata Arctica 2013-2014
Published by Sony ATV