We have received a lot of questions about which songs will be included on the album. The song selection is spread over time and, for the sake of justice, reflects all different band members who have been a part of Neptune.
The songs on Land of Northern are:
2. The Horse
3. A Child
4. Life Power
6. Ready To Fight
7. Hard To Be Right
8. Land Of Northern
9. East Side Of Town
10. Afraid Of The Beast
13. Burglary Man
Songs 1, 2, 3, 4, & 8 were recorded in Soundtrade Studios Solna 1986. All songs were recorded and mastered by Alar Suurna. Songwriters and musicians: Rowland Alex, Tommy Mikk, Andy Olson, Ray Alex, & Johnny Oyster.
Song 5 was recorded in Europa Film studios 1985. Songwriters and musicians: Rowland Alex, Tommy Mikk, Andy Olson, Ray Alex, & Johnny Oyster.
Song 6 & 7 was recorded in Nyköping recording 1987. Songwriters and musicians: Rowland Alex, Tommy Mikk, Andy Olson, Ray Alex, Jonas Edler & Jonas Wikström.
Song 9 was recorded in RCA Electra 1988. Songwriters and musicians: Ray Alex & Jonas Sandkvist.
Song 10 & 11 was recorded in”unknown”. Songwriters and musicians: Jan Granvik, Mats Förare, Björn Melander & Ray Alex.
Song 12 & 13 was recorded in “unknown”. Musicians: Jan Granvik, Mats Förare, Björn Melander & Ray Alex. Songwriters: Rowland Alex, Tommy Mikk, Andy Olson, Ray Alex, & Johnny Oyster.
Reviews of the album
Sweden Rock Magazine #5 – 8 / 10
El Comenta Mierda – 8.5 / 10
Metal Temple – 8 / 10
Metal Brothers – 8.5 / 10
Metal Invader – n.r.
Hard Music Base – 9 / 10
Metal News – 75% / 100%
Rockhard – n.r
The original set of Neptune is as follows:
Roland Alexandersson (Rowland Alex) – Bass.
Tommy Mikkonen (Tommy Mikk) – Drums & Keyboard.
Anders Olsson (Andy Olsson) – Guitar.
Reine Alexandersson (Ray Alex) – Vocals.
Johnny Östergren (Johnny Oyster) – Guitar.
Other members who played in Neptune are:
Jan Granvik – Guitar.
Björn Melander – Bass.
Mats Förare – Drums.
Jonas Edler – Guitar.
Jonas Wikström – Drums.