release date
March 28, 2014

Pariah’s Child

  • The Wolves Die Young
  • Running Lights
  • Take One Breath
  • Cloud Factory
  • Blood
  • What Did You Do In The War, Dad?
  • Half A Marathon Man
  • X Marks The Spot
  • Love
  • Larger Than Life
  • No Pain *

* Exclusive Japanese Bonus Track



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


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