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Today in Rauma, tomorrow in London

Thank you serinde for finding this interview (original here), and thank you DarkSideOfLight, as usual, for translating =) Today in Rauma, tomorrow in London Photo caption: Poets of the Fall is six men strong when on tour. The vocalist Marko Saaresto in the middle of the photo. The world touring band still has time to […]

March 8th, 2015 by Lisa | No Comments »

Radio SuomiPop (PopStudio TV) – August 2014

Marko interviewed at Radio Suomi Pop. Watch video here. Includes acoustic performance of “daze” by Marko and Olli. And here under you find the transcription in English, by the ever-awesome DarkSideOfLight =) —- Jenni:Welcome to PopStudio TV. Our guest today is a wonderful man, Marko Saaresto from Poets of the Fall band. How are you […]

August 28th, 2014 by Lisa | No Comments »

Marko and Olli on NRJ afternoon

Marko and Olli on NRJ afternoon. Part 1 (audio file, includes performance of Desire) and part 2 (audio file, includes performance of You’re Still Here) English transcript by Dark Side Of Light — Part 1. Tuija: This is Tuija Pehkonen in the studio and things are getting out of hand before we’ve even started. Marko and Olli […]

September 27th, 2013 by Lisa | No Comments »

That which is worthwhile comes to us unbidden

Interview in Russian and English on EspecialBands.com. Read original article here.   You have played at Park Live! festival lately, how do you feel about it? Did you have a good time? Of course, we enjoyed the stage, the audience and the fact that our fans had a great time. All in all it was […]

July 11th, 2013 by Lisa | No Comments »

Poets of the Fall: “Inner peace is the most important thing”

Marko was interviewed moments before POTF concert on the cruise ship Viking Grace by Stefanie Oepen for Stalker. Talk is about the first 10 years of the band, the upcoming DVD, how songs are written and much more: to find out, head to the article here (also available in German, here).  

April 2nd, 2013 by Lisa | No Comments »

POTF at Rock FM, Moscow

Marko, Olli, Jaska still in Moscow. Today appearing on Rock FM radio. Recording is available here (thank you Chelle for recording and uploading). Pics and audio here.

March 15th, 2013 by Lisa | No Comments »

Poets Of The Fall in Radio Moscow

Marko, Olli, Jaska: interview + acoustic performance in Radio Moscow. You can find the recording of the interview and acoustic session here.

March 14th, 2013 by Lisa | No Comments »

Marko interviewed by Musicscan

Interview from Musicscan. Thanks to serinde for finding this   Musicscan: From what there is to read people who got introduced to your band often were impressed by your melancholic approach to music. What do you think about statements like these, and what is your approach towards music and being Poets Of The Fall? Poets Of […]

October 19th, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

Poets Of The Fall Kolkata

Interviews and some footage from the show in Kolkata, August 28th 2012 Thanks serinde for finding these Part 1 – Part 2 – Part 3        

October 11th, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

Score Magazine

Q&A with Marko on Score Magazine: read here. Thanks serinde for finding.

October 1st, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

Olli and Jaska interviewed by Soundbox

Interview by Harpreet Khokhar for Soundbox. Thanks to serinde for finding this A cornucopia of rock bands have included India in their touring circuit in recent days, giving music lovers a piece of the roar and shred. The latest is Poets of the Fall who embarked on a five city tour to promote their new album Temple of […]

September 29th, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

Bizarre Radio: Music is like some kind of fuel for us

An interview by Katja N. for Bizarre Radio. Thanks serinde for finding, and thanks redbossfan for translating On July 20th the new album of Finnish rockband Poets of the Fall came out. It has the rather poetic name „Temple of Thought“. And even thought the Band is already among the stars in their home country and […]

September 28th, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

Marko interviewed by The Jitty

Interviewby Nickesh for The Jitty Thanks to serinde for finding this Finland as a country gets so much right, from their education system, their attitude of sisu, and their awesome rock / metal bands (often seen at Helsinki’s Tavastia). Poets of the Fall are yet another fine example. It seems, Finland is made of awesome, […]

September 21st, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

Hindustan Times: The Poets rock it hard

Interview on Hindustan Times (read original here). Thanks serinde for finding this.   Finnish band, The Poets of the Fall, performed at the Hard Rock Cafe to a packed house on Friday, 24th August. The gig was organised by VH1 Handpicked. The exciting countdown to the show saw the audience singing Aerosmith and Metallica songs […]

September 1st, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

Asian Age: Poetic rockathon

Interview for Asian Age. Read original here. Thanks serinde.   They are famous as the “poets” but their true talent lies in giving voice to muted tones and converting them into popular rock anthems. Almost eight years ago, it was their love for rock music that made a bunch of rockers from Finland leave their […]

September 1st, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

Therapeutic notes, thoughtful words

Interview for Tehelka (thanks redbossfan for finding this) by Megha Mishra “On its first visit to Delhi, Finnish band Poets of the Fall wins hearts with its ‘no-genre’ music”   For over two hours, the young and the old, waited patiently, before the Poets of the Fall took the stage. Just a sign of how […]

August 28th, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

India rocks, say Poets Of The Fall

Article from Two Circles (thanks redbossfan).   Kolkata: Exuberant after a performance across different cities in India, the world’s leading rock band “Poets of the Fall” Tuesday said they found the country “rocking” and loved the energy of the crowd. “We love the energy here. There’s so much to draw inspiration from. We love to […]

August 28th, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

The Telegraph India: Hear It From POTF Lead Singer

Article on The Telegraph India (thanks serinde).   On the eve of Seagram’s Royal Stag presents Poets of the Fall, partnered by t2, POTF’s lead vocalist Marko Saaresto talks about their brand of music and touring India… This is your third trip to India. What has been the best thing about touring this country? Apart from the […]

August 28th, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

Deccan Herald

Interview from Deccan Herald (thanks serinde for finding)   Marko Saaresto, the frontman of Finnish rock band ‘Poets of the Fall’ (POTF), is a man of many words. The band was recently in the City to kickstart the India leg of their ‘Temple Of Thought’ world tour. Metrolife spoke to the vocalist about their new […]

August 27th, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

Interview with The Hindu

Interview from The Hindu (thanks serinde for finding this) Point out to Marko Saaresto, lead vocalist of Finnish rockers Poets of the Fall, that your phone (cum recorder) is a Nokia and he grins and says, “Mine is a Samsung. A friend of mine had one and I thought it was so cool that I […]

August 26th, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

Poets Of The Fall @ Assembly 2012

Poets Of The Fall interviewed by Assembly TV, August 2nd, 2012. English transcript by Dark Side Of Light. Watch here. Samuli: I’m Samuli Kaipiainen from The Moustache Boys, good evening from Assembly TV. We have Poets of the Fall here for an interview. Why don’t we start with the names. Tell us your name and […]

August 19th, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

Marko interviewed by Mungolife blog

Interview for Mungolife blog on June 12th 2012, published on July 26th 2012 Thank you serinde for finding, and Dark Side Of Light for translating [Translators note: I won’t translate the beginning of it because it’s just a repetition of Poets’ achievements and most fans know of them already. If you want to look up […]

July 28th, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

MetroLive, July 2012

Marko interviewed at MetroLive. Original here Translation by Dark Side Of Light Interviewer: You’re looking a bit scary, you look like The Joker now, after your gig. How are you feeling right now? Marko: After a gig I always feel pretty good, like right now too, just great. We had a really quick show, we […]

July 12th, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

Metrolive

Original here Thank you Dark Side Of Light Interviewer: You’re looking a bit scary, you look like The Joker now, after your gig. How are you feeling right now? Marko: After a gig I always feel pretty good, like right now too, just great. We had a really quick show, we didn’t have a lot […]

July 10th, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

POTF @Provinssirock 2012

Transcript of interview and spoken parts from Provinssirock 2012 Download whole video from here (right click and save as) Marko talks to audience before Diamonds for Tears: Marko: It’s so nice to see you all here! We’re going to have a lot of fun tonight, right?! Audience screams. Marko: Diamond, diamond.

July 6th, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

Marko Saaresto – Spice up your life with mistakes

A column on Rytmi.com written by Marko. Original article here. Thanks redbossfan for finding it and Dark Side Of Light for translating it. Marko Saaresto – Spice up your life with mistakes If life were a street, it would be lined with all kinds of intriguing shops, kiosks, boutiques and stalls. In between those you […]

June 25th, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

Helsinki Day: It’s great when the audience knows the lyrics to all our songs

Interview with Marko from Helsinki Day Thank you serinde for finding and DSOL for translating Interviewer: Marko from Poets of the Fall… Congratulations for an awesome gig. The audience sang to each of your songs. How are you feeling now? Marko: I’m feeling really wonderful after the gig. It’s great to see that with our […]

June 24th, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

Marko from Poets of the Fall: ”It doesn’t always have to be great”

Original article from Me Naiset (thanks serinde) Translation by Dark Side Of Light Marko Saaresto, the vocalist for Poets of the Fall, had to try a dozen different professions, have a burn out and move into his parents’ basement before his career as a musician took flight. Do you know the type of people whose […]

June 22nd, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

We Women: Poets of the Fall’s Marko decided to end his days

original article from Me Naiset (We Women): link translation by Dark Side of Light Marko Saaresto recovered from a complete burn out about ten years ago. The burn out was caused by a busy work at an advertisement agency. The fatigue progressed into depression. -The day to day life was like sloshing in a swamp. […]

June 18th, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

POTF @HelsinkiDay: How has age influenced Poets of the Fall’s productions?

POTF interview before performing at Helsinki Day, 12.06.2012 Here you can watch the video: Ruutu.fi Thanks to DarkSideOfLight for translating Interviewer: Poets of the Fall, the band that released their 5th album Temple of Thought this spring is getting up on stage in a while but let’s have a bit of a chat with the […]

June 14th, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

Ylex – Provinssi-performers tell: This is how the festival has changed over the years.

Original from Ylex Translated by Dark Side Of Light The coming weekend the Provinssirock festivities at Seinäjoki will march a bunch of top performers onto the stage. Marko Saaresto from Poets of the Fall, Villa Malja from Lapko and Antti “Hyrde” Hyyrynen from Stam1na tell how the festivel has changed over the years. Or actually, […]

June 14th, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

Ylex Pop – Poets of the Fall vocalist: ”It’s important to look good.”

Original from Ylex Pop Translation by Dark Side Of Light Poets of the Fall is performing at Provinssirock on YleX Stage on Friday June 15th at 6.30 pm. The vocalist of the band, Marko Saaresto, thinks that it’s important to look good on stage. The man’s stage wear include a top hat, feather boa and […]

June 14th, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

Marko at The Voice: new single The Lie Eternal

May 23rd 2012 The Voice, Oku-show, The First Reaction Thanks DarkSideOfLight for translating – here you have the audio file. Marko: …in the set or something like that. Then I’ve seen some brilliant versions on YouTube that people have come up with. There’s one of Carnival of Rust… can’t remember the name of that bloke […]

May 23rd, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

Marko & Olli at Chaos Radio

Marko and Olli interviewed by German radio Chaos4u. Thanks serinde for the big help with recording and editing :) Here is the audio file with the guys’ answers translated to German by the hosts (click) And here is the ‘lighter version’, without translations from the hosts (the questions are in German, but they’re understandable enough […]

May 6th, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

Marko @ Radio Rock, April 25th 2012

Radio Rock April 25th 2012 You can listen here Thanks to Dark Side of Light for translating Host: That was of course Korn and Narcissistic Cannibal. But let’s move on to Finnish music: Marko from Poets of the Fall hello. Marko: Hey. Host: It’s been a little while now since your album came out. Marko: […]

April 30th, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

Rocklabor interview

Marko & Olli interviewed by German Radio Rocklabor. Talk about tour, fans, Temple Of Thought, and more ;) Go get it here!

April 23rd, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

POETS OF THE FALL – the rockers who put all in on just one card

JPS Media interview (thank you serinde for finding, Dark Side Of Light for translating) Original text in Swedish: Peter Eliasson Translated by Dark Side Of Light POETS OF THE FALL – the rockers who put all in on just one cart After Him, Nightwish, The Rasmus and Negative comes Poets Of The Fall. To argue […]

April 16th, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

Marko and Olli at Yagaloo TV

Marko and Oll interviewed in Berlin by Yagaloo TV Here you can see the whole interview: how they started, how they write songs, what success is to them… all in English! Enjoy! ;) Part 1: http://t.co/VuBATHU1 Part 2: http://t.co/fxxq9aQH Part 3: http://t.co/DPj1tbBW

April 14th, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

The singer of Poets of the Fall skateboards inside his apartment – Metrolive.fi

Original article and photographs by Tiia Öhman (see here) Thanks to serinde for finding and to DarkSideOfLight for translating. Photo captions: 1.The singer shields his ears while the band is getting noisy during sound check. 2.Signing the back stage roof. 3.Marko dressing up for the evening. 4.Last check up on clothes and then off to […]

April 8th, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

Kulturbloggen interview with Marko Saaresto

Thanks to serinde for finding this How do you want to describe your coming album? It’s sizzling blend of the good old Poets of the Fall sound with always something new and unpredictalble added in the mix. All brand new songs, ranging stylewise form the nigh fragile emotionality to the dangerous and gnarly grindcorish lash […]

April 4th, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

Marko at RadioCity, March 2012

Radio City March 21st 2012 (link) Marko from Poets Of The Fall at Pauliina’s Boudoir Part 1 Pauliina: And here at Pauliina’s Boudoir the guest of the day is Marko from Poets Of The Fall. Good day. Marko: Howdy. Pauliina: You’re a sporty young man, you ran up the stairs to 6th story. Marko: Yeah, […]

March 29th, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

The new album from Poets Of The Fall was born out of free stream of consciousness

Marko on Helsinkinews Translation by Dark Side Of Light The new album from Poets Of The Fall was born out of free stream of consciousness Photo caption: The English language rock of Poets Of The Fall is attractive also abroad. –When our South American gig last year was cancelled, people from Brazil came to see […]

March 28th, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

Poets Of The Fall rocked their way into Kiev hearts

Finnish Embassy, Kiev. March 2012. Original here Translation by Dark Side Of Light Kiev got to enjoy Finnish music for the third time during March when Poets Of The Fall performed at Chrystal Hall on Sunday March 25th. The Kiev premiere of Poets Of The Fall got an amazing reception as the audience sang along […]

March 28th, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

Marko interviewed in Kiev

Interview with Marko for PoetsOfTheFall.ru (thanks to) Watch on youTube

March 26th, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

Poets of the Fall had a security team escort in Russia

Metrolive. Metro magazine. Saturday March 24th 2012 (original here). Original article: Tiia Öhman. Article Photograph: Poets Of The Fall. Translation: Dark Side Of Light A huge fame – Poets of the Fall had a security team escort in Russia! The band released their new album on Wednesday and started their spring tour. Poets of the […]

March 24th, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

Marko at Radio Nova

Radio Nova Wednesday March 21st 2012: recording here Thanks Dark Side of Light for translating Host 1: Nnn… nnn… It’s 8 minutes past 8 o’clock and today is the when Poets Of The Fall’s Temple of Thought is released. And from that album the song Cradled in Love has been playing on our station a […]

March 24th, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

Devil in the pot, angel in the fish-trap

Iltalehti Thursday March 22nd 2012 (original here) Translated by Dark Side Of Light Poets Of The Fall is trying to reach to the top of the chart for the 5th time. Fact box: -Poets Of The Fall started in 2003. -Bandmembers: Marko Saaresto – vocals, Olli Tukiainen – guitar, Markus “Captain” Kaarlonen – keyboards, Jani […]

March 23rd, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

I’m a tyrant when it comes to alcohol

MTV3 Entertainment, Thursday March 22nd 2012 (original here) Favorite singer: I’m a tyrant when it comes to alcohol Marko Saaresto, the vocalist of Poets Of The Fall doesn’t accept a drunken performance from himself or the others. Lately there has been unfortunate fuzz and many headlines about Finnish bands performing in a clearly drunken state. […]

March 23rd, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

NRJ Morning Boys

NRJ Morning Boys, Thursday March 22nd 2012 part1 – part2 – part3 Translated by Dark Side Of Light ——————————— part1 Host 1: Until now this band has released four albums and one compilation and yesterday they released their 5th full length studio album Temple of Thought. Host 2: And a true temple of thoughts is […]

March 22nd, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

Poets of the Fall’s singer Marko Saaresto knows how hard a musician’s life on tour can be

Original here. Thanks to redbossfan for translating Let all those, who have imagined a rocker’s life on tour as nothing but happy celebrations, know: It’s not like that. MTV3.fi’s Entertainment News interviewed Poets of the Fall’s singer Marko Saaresto, who has been busily touring with the band over the years and told us the harsh […]

March 21st, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

Huomenta Suomi, March 2012

MTV3 Good Morning Finland, Wednesday March 21st (video soon available!) Translated by Dark Side Of Light Interviewer: This is what new Poets Of The Fall sounds like. Good morning Marko and welcome. Marko: Very good morning. Interviewer: This song has already piqued the interest of so many people that we’ve been getting a lot of […]

March 21st, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

Marko: You can communicate with the audience as if it were one creature – Radio Aalto

One more bit from Radio Aalto interview, March 20th It’s again Dark Side Of Light doing the transcript. here’s the original video. Text: Poets Of The Fall front man Marko Saaresto visiting Kristiina Komulainen and Radio Aalto. The band has directed their international ambition to Russia before and soon the east is calling again. The […]

March 21st, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

Marko: I no longer have a right to do this job – Radio Aalto

Marko interviewd at Radio Aalto, on March 20th, 2012 Here you can watch the video (click) Thank you to the ever amazing DarkSideOfLight for translating the interview to English Text: The new single Cradled in Love by Poets Of The Fall was released at the beginning of the year and it even made Marko Saaresto’s […]

March 21st, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

Yle X: New Music Evening Shift

Interview from Ylex (here) (thanks again DarkSideOfLight for translating) Radio spoof: New Music Evening Shift Host: New Music Evening Shift guest tonight is Marko Saaresto from Poets of the Fall. Hello. Marko: Hey, hey to everyone, also to myself. Host [laughs]: How am I doing? Marko: How am I doing, really? To ask myself that… […]

March 19th, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

Interviews from Russia

Google-tranlsated from this and this Olga: Marko, the Internet is replete with reports that shortly leaves your new album. So, is this true? Marko: Yes, it’s true. Olga: What will the new album? Marko: It will be fantastic! Absolutely fantastic! It is very versatile. Olga: Do you plan any experiments with sound, or you save […]

March 19th, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

Marko interviewed by The Voice

Interview with Marko from TheVoice Translation by The Foreboding and Redbossfan Marko: ”What do we talk about?” Kristian: ”Well, take a guess! You are going to release a new album?” Marko: “We are going to release a new album.” Marko: “Just that is the thing, like, well… By the way, it’s worthwhile to record all […]

March 15th, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

Poets of the Fall wants to be as well-known as Santa Claus

YleX Pop News February 17th 2012 Translation by Dark Side Of Light Caption: Once again YleX Afternoon got to congratulate a Finnish Rhythm Barometer-winner. Poets of the Fall song Cradled in Love which was played on Valentine’s Day made YleX Rhythm Barometer-people see everything through pink lenses. Cradled in Love hogged an overpowering 89% of […]

February 21st, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

Questions from Ylex Pop

From YleX Pop News Thanks serinde for finding and Dark Side Of Light for translating. Various artists are asking questions to each other Eeka Mäkynen: Hey, Marko from Poets Of The Fall. If you were back in that situation again, that you want to release your own album, you have to move in with your […]

February 20th, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

A new album from Poets of the Fall during the spring

Interview from Himos News Translated by Dark Side Of Light Poets Of The Fall, the band that’s going to throw a gig at Himos in April, is releasing their new album at the end of the spring. The band’s fifth full length album Temple of Thought is keeping the band members busy. -The album is […]

February 20th, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

Marko @RadioNova (Feb 2012)

Click here for recording of the interview. Thank to DarkSideOfLight for translating Ari Hursti: It’s 8:38. That was a weird click-smack kind of sound. Minna Kuukka: Yes, yes. We’re here sitting in the studio, the three of us, and there’s an empty chair in the middle. Minna laughs. Ari: Kuukka, Hursti, Laitinen and… and.. and… […]

February 2nd, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

New single and new album: TheVoice interview

First interview about new single, Cradled In Love: Marko speaks at TheVoice. Interview kindly recorded by Porthos13 (download here) and translated by DarkSideOfLight Radio spoof: Voice First Reaction. Let us know your opinion. Voice.fi Interviewer: This afternoon on First Reaction we have Poets Of The Fall, Cradled In Love. I’m holding the single in my […]

January 24th, 2012 by Lisa | No Comments »

Poets Of The Fall: Rock And Roll Theatre

Article from the RollingStone-India. Original here Action game soundtrack favourites and campus rock idols in India, Finnish rockers Poets of The Fall, played their second gig in the nation at The Great India Octoberfest last month Not all Finnish rock reeks of djent riffs, grindcore or extreme power metal. Case to point being, a carnivalesque […]

December 14th, 2011 by Lisa | No Comments »

TimeOut Bengaluru interview

One more interview straight from Bengalore: the lead singer of Finnish band Poets of The Fall talks to Darshan Manakkal about gigging and scoring music for video games. Thanks serinde for finding this =) You can go read the original article here It’s been eight-and-a-half years since Marko Saaresto, Ollie Tukiainen and Markus “Captain” Kaarlonen […]

December 2nd, 2011 by Lisa | No Comments »

Interview by MusicDip

MusicDip got to interview Marko while POTF where in India. Here’s the content of the first part of the interview. For all the rest of the article, plus and audio clip and a video, go here please =) How does it feel being back in India?

November 26th, 2011 by Lisa | No Comments »

POTF in India

From The Times of India Vocalist Marko Saaresto and guitarist Olli Tukiainen of the renowned Poets of the Fall speak to TOI on the band’s recent visit to India India once again Our first trip was to Kanpur, where we played at the IIT Fest. It was an unforgettable experience. We saw the Taj Mahal […]

November 16th, 2011 by Lisa | No Comments »

Our love for music keeps us together

Interview by Rohini Kejriwal for Deccan Herald. Link to original Finnish rock band ‘Poets of the Fall’ were in Bangalore during the weekend as the headlining act of the ‘Great Indian Octoberfest’. The crowd was completely won over by their music and energy, especially when they played their popular numbers like ‘Carnival of Rust’ and […]

November 16th, 2011 by Lisa | No Comments »

Fashion week

Interview by Voice Muotiviikko. Watch here (after 2:55.. look who’s there ;) ). Thanks to serinde for finding, and to DarkSideOfLight for translating Translator’s notes: “Just a couple of notes before reading. Either I didn’t catch the designer’s name well enough and it’s wrong (can’t find anything by that name online) or then it’s one […]

November 1st, 2011 by Lisa | No Comments »

The Voice Fashion Week

The Voice fashion Week, 8th October 2011 Translated by Dark Side Of Light Marko, the singer of Poets Of The Fall, the band that performed at The Voice Fashion Week Saturday night, told The Voice about his style and revealed that he styles his friends and other band members for fun.

October 9th, 2011 by Lisa | No Comments »

Captain talks about Rochard soundtrack

Captain @backstage of Rochard, sharing some details and story about the soundtrack of the game. Watch the video here.  

October 3rd, 2011 by Lisa | No Comments »

Whole interview from Radio Aallon Helsinki päivän-konsertti

Whole interview from Radio Aalto Helsinki day concert (video with performance here) thank you Dark Side Of Light for finding it and translating it :) Sami: Welcome here to Radio Aalto backstage, we have Poets Of The Fall Olli and Marko, hello. Marko: Hey. Olli: Hi. Sami: Capu is apparently getting ready for the gig […]

June 20th, 2011 by Lisa | No Comments »

ChaosTube interviewing Poets Of The Fall

June 12th 2011, Radio Aalto Helsinki-day concert in Helsinki. Watch here. Translation to English text by Dark Side of Light Interviewer: Helsinki-day concert in the style of Radio Aalto, how does it feel to come here? Marko: Nice. I’m expecting a lot from today and I hope a lot of people will show up. Olli: […]

June 17th, 2011 by Lisa | No Comments »

Radio Aalto Helsinki day concert: interview

A brief interview to Marko and Olli before going on stage at Radio Aalto Helsinki day concert. Translation by dark Side Of Light (whole transcript here) Video (interview + performance) here, recorded by strangiato.

June 17th, 2011 by Lisa | No Comments »

Having an alter ego helps (Marko interviewed in Moscow)

Thanks to HeadBanger.ru for the interview, and to Dmitry Kulikov for sharing it. Original interview (by Ksenia Artamonova) + photos (by Natalia “Nuts” Reshetnikova) can be found here Poets of the Fall were about to wrap up the main part of their Moscow gig when I started elbowing through the thick crowd that occupied the entire floor of […]

April 23rd, 2011 by Lisa | No Comments »

Marko & Olli at The Voice

April 15th 2011 Poets Of The Fall interview for Voice (watch video here, or download it froum our archive).  Thanks Dark Side Of Light for the transcript Marko: Oh! A man: Hi! Marko: That was my tai chi teacher. Reporter: Ah, I see. I thought it was a fan, but it wasn’t. Marko: I’m a […]

April 19th, 2011 by Lisa | No Comments »

On a quest to find new music: Marko @YlexRadio

Thank you SO MUCH to the amazing Dark Side Of Light for translating the whole interview   April 10th 2011, Marko from Poets of the Fall interviewed at YleX radio show “Uuden musiikin löytöretkellä” (On a quest to find new music). You can download audio here.   Playing: Poets Of The Fall – Can You […]

April 11th, 2011 by Lisa | No Comments »

Olli and Marko @Yle Morning TV

Download video here. Thank you Dark Side Of Light for translating Host: The spring has finally arrived, but we are going to switch seasons to autumn music mood for a while. Poets of the Fall band, welcome. Marko Saaresto and Olli Tukiainen. Olli: Thank you. Marko: Thanks Host: Before we start with your things, let’s […]

April 7th, 2011 by Lisa | No Comments »

Marko & Olli interviewed on TheVoice

March 18th 2011, 8.50 am: Poets of the Fall at The Voice. Thank you Dark Side Of Light for translating SUBTITLES AVAILABLE! You can download videos + English subtitles from our archive (here) or watch them on youTube (1 & 2) Part 1 Male host: Two pieces of Poets of the Fall: guitarist Olli and […]

March 22nd, 2011 by Lisa | No Comments »

Marko at Ylex (March 17th)

Marko at Ylex, March 17th. In our archive you find the audio file + a funny music quiz Marko was asked to fill (click here). Thank you Dark Side Of Light for translating Host: That’s a good piece of advice for all uninvited guests: Jääkää Kotiin [Stay At Home in English] by Stella. But we have […]

March 21st, 2011 by Lisa | No Comments »

Poets of the Fall at Radio Nova

March 16th 2011, 9 am. Poets of the Fall at Radio Nova. Thanks to Dark Side Of Light for saving the interview (you can find it here) and translating it Female host: Every fan’s dream package and it’s in the stores today. CD and DVD compilation carries the name Alchemy Vol. 1 and it includes […]

March 21st, 2011 by Lisa | No Comments »

MTV3 “Huomenta Suomi” (Good Morning Finland)

Thank you Dark Side Of Light for the English transcript Download video here Marko and Olli in the studio. Host: One of our international success stories, Poets of the Fall. Tow of their members are our guests this morning. Olli and Marko, good morning. Olli: Morning. Marko: Morning. Host: Why was this such a good […]

March 16th, 2011 by Lisa | No Comments »

Poets of the Fall at Yle Extrem (X3M)

Kjell Simosas hosting the show named Stiftelsen [Foundation, in English]. Download the interview here Thank you Dark Side Of Light for translating Kjell: That was Oskar Linnros with the song 25, it’s 8 minutes past 3 o’clock, you’re listening to Stiftelsen, Hipsu and Kjell From Hell in the studio. We have celebrity guests over in […]

March 16th, 2011 by Lisa | No Comments »

Marko & Olli at NRJ

Thanks to Dark Side of Light for translating [Translator’s note: 2 male hosts and later also a female host in the studio. I couldn’t tell which male host was speaking at all times so I gave up on it. I suppose it’s not the key factor here anyways.] Download whole interview here (it also contains […]

March 15th, 2011 by Lisa | No Comments »

Marko & Olli @MetroFM

Thank you Dark Side Of Light for recording the interview and translating it to English you can find the audio file here ———————— Marko & Olli @MetroFM, March 14th 2011 Kimmo Sainio and Juha Perälä hosting. Host: It’s Metro FM Morning at 9.12 o’clock and the morning show guests have arrived to chatter with us […]

March 14th, 2011 by Lisa | No Comments »

Marko & Olli @Radio Aalto

March 4th, 2011: Marko & Olli interviewed by Radio Aalto (download the audio file here) Thank you Dark Side Of Light for translating Female host: And we’ve also got Olli here! So wonderful you could make it. Marko: Do you want to give a holler? Female host: You can holler us from over there. Olli: […]

March 8th, 2011 by Lisa | No Comments »

“A song has to contain emotions” – SuicideRock.com

Interview by Heli Hirvelä. You can read the original here SuicideRock: Poets of the Fall was formed as a band back in 2003. A lot has changed since than for you personally and as a band. How has the band developed after eight years music career and four successful record releases? You had a hard […]

February 16th, 2011 by Lisa | No Comments »

AmpedReviews.net

Interview with Poets of the Fall, by Margarita Khartanovich Original interview here January 2011. Helsinki. We’ve met with Marko and Olli of Poets of the Fall and found out why they were running their own label in Helsinki, what the future of the Finnish music industry holds and how to find time to do something […]

February 16th, 2011 by Lisa | No Comments »

Marko intervied by DFG-portal.de

Original interview here Thanks to our dear pals at POTFmedia for getting the original English version of this Tina: Since you are maybe not so well known by our readers so far, could you please introduce yourself and the band briefly? Marko: Sure, I’m Marko, I’m the vocalist, the others are Olli, he plays the […]

November 30th, 2010 by Lisa | No Comments »

Interview from JurnalRock.ro

Interview from JurnalRock.ro – see original here. Thanks serinde for finding the article and getting the English version of it =) Interviewer: When I first came across the “Poets Of The Fall”,the name of the band seemed deep, open to interpretations and also quite visual. Where do you draw your inspiration from mostly, both lyrically […]

October 21st, 2010 by Lisa | No Comments »

Poets of the Fall: Superpowers of Marko Saaresto (April 2010)

We met the band’s mastermind Marko Saaresto for a nice chat about the new album, about how to handle criticism and the deplorable state of music industry these days. Most importantly, he lifted the curtain over the band’s name – turns out their ‘poetry’ is not quite about the 4th season of the year.

October 18th, 2010 by Lisa | No Comments »

“Shorts” interview: 10 question to Marko

Singer Marko Saaresto of Finnish metal band Poets Of the Fall Answered the ten questions for the “Short”-interview. Have fun reading. Thank you Mahoniara for saving this from oblivion.

September 22nd, 2010 by Lisa | No Comments »

Interview with Marko Saaresto @ OfficialConcerts.com

We have again some guests from Finland. This time Marko Saaresto, the singer of Poets of the Fall was the one who responded our questions. The guys have a new album, a new video and good music like always. You can find below the complete interview

August 12th, 2010 by Lisa | No Comments »

Olli and Jani interviewed by Yle X3M radio at Ruisrock

July 2010, Poets Of The Fall at Ruisrock. Olli and Jani interviewed by Anne and Kjell from Yle X3M radio station (video here). Translated to English text by Dark Side of Light. Kjell: So then, that was Lady Gaga and Alejandro, now we have live guests, great. Anne: We have live guests, Olli from Poets […]

July 31st, 2010 by Lisa | No Comments »

POTF @AdventureCorner.de

Marko, Olli and Captain interviewed by AdventureCorner in May 2010. You can read the interview here: part 1 & part 2 Thank you PotfMedia and Ulrika Tegtmeier for providing the English transcript. Enjoy ;)

May 26th, 2010 by Lisa | No Comments »

Voice POP

Voice POP ::: In the interview Poets Of The Fall Original post Translated to English by DarkSideOfLight Info box 1: Poets Of The Fall rose to world recognition when Late Goodbye was included into the soundtrack of Max Payne 2-game. Info box 2: Twilight Theater is Poets Of The Fall’s fourth album. Info box 3: […]

May 7th, 2010 by Lisa | No Comments »

Marko interviewed on US radio

Marko on Euro-Rock RenegadeRadio. Talking about the new album, his first singing experience, how potf videos and songs are created… and much more! Interview in English, you can listen here Thank you The Artist for recording it

April 21st, 2010 by Lisa | No Comments »

Yle X3M: interview with Olli and Captain

Anne Ekhom hosting an interview with Olli and Captain for a Swedish-speaking radio. Download original audio (Swedish+Finnish) Thanks to Dark Side of Light for translating Anne: Last week I met Olli and Markus from Poets of the Fall. Olli is the guitarist of the band and Markus plays keyboards. The singer, what was his name, […]

April 20th, 2010 by Lisa | No Comments »

Mainstream sound is the luck of Poets Of The Fall

Interveiw from Vertigo.cd (thank you redbossfan for finding it) Written by Heini Strand Translated to English by Dark Side of Light The Helsinki-based Poets Of The Fall published their fourth album Twilight Theater at mid-March. The new album continues along the lines of the dramatic and mainstream rock, where opposites attract. A few days after […]

April 12th, 2010 by Lisa | No Comments »

Four albums, four chart number ones: POTF gone wild (Keskisuomalainen News Paper)

Original article: Antti Eerola, Helsinki (STT) Translated to English by Dark Side of Light Poets of the Fall squeezes their all three albums to Finland’s chart number one within few years. The fourth album is continuing the path of its predecessor. Twilight Theater went straight to number one on the album chart.

April 1st, 2010 by Lisa | No Comments »

NRJ Live Acoustic (March 2010)

Interview + acoustic performance: Download audio or Download video Translation of the spoken parts by Dark SIde Of Light Host: NRJ Live, the last day of March, good evening also to all radio listeners. At the moment the situation is as follows. We’re at a studio in Lauttasaari [an area in Helsinki], at the lobby and next […]

April 1st, 2010 by Lisa | No Comments »

Yle.fi Ykkösen Aamu (March 2010)

WATCH THE INTERVIEW Thanks to Dark Side of Light for English transcript Interviewer: Poets of the Fall did it again just like with its earlier albums. With this album, Twilight Theater, the band has risen to number one on Finland’s Official Album Chart. Welcome Marko Saaresto and Olli Tukiainen. Marko, once again a number one placement. […]

March 31st, 2010 by Lisa | No Comments »

Olli and Marko @ Sisu Radio Finska Pinnar-Show (March 2010)

Download audio (contains interview + You’re Still Here acoustic performance) Thanks to Dark Side of Light for the transcript Interviewer: How are you Marko and Olli? Marko: Good, thank you, just good. Olli: Good, I’m starting to cheer up by now. Marko and Olli laugh. Marko: Definitely. We both are restlessly hysterical by this time of the […]

March 25th, 2010 by Lisa | No Comments »

Interview Nyhetsmorgon TV4

Marko and Olli interviewed at Swedish Tv show Nyhetsmorgon, on TV4 Watch  

March 22nd, 2010 by Lisa | No Comments »

Plaza.fi Interview (March 2010)

Original article written by mk Translated to English by Dark Side of Light Guest of the week: The frontman of Poets of the Fall, Marko Saaresto. Q: Your new album is going to be released in mid-March. What are your feelings of expectations? A: I’m terribly nervous. The album is being printed in Germany right now, […]

March 19th, 2010 by Lisa | No Comments »

YleX Rokkipesa: POTF show us their studio!

Watch video Translated to English by Dark Side of Light Interviewer: The rehersal place of Poets of the Fall can be found at the outskirts of Helsinki, at a sort of an industrial area. Interviewer knocks on the door.

March 19th, 2010 by Lisa | No Comments »

Huomenta Suomi morning Show on MTV3 (March 2010)

English transcription by Dark Side Of Light The beginning of the interview shows the cover of Twilight Theater and gig photos along with Dreaming Wide Awake playing in the background. The new Poets of the Fall album is out now. Interviewer asks what Olli and Marko think about the Twilight Theater title name resembling the […]

March 19th, 2010 by Lisa | No Comments »

Behind The Mask: Interview with Marko in Sue Magazine

From Sue Magazine (see scan) Original Text: Niina Linna Translated to English by Dark Side of Light Behind The Mask Q: Marko Saaresto, your fourth album Twilight Theater has just been finished. How were its songs born? A: A part of the songs came about during the tour, some of them were made earlier. The […]

March 19th, 2010 by Lisa | No Comments »

NRJ Radio Station (February, 17th 2010)

Thank you Dark Side of Light for translating Marko says that the band is a little paniced about getting everything done for the new album’s release date (March 17th 2010, exactly 1 month from today), but that they always experience this chaos close to the release and sometime in the past the date has been changed […]

March 19th, 2010 by Lisa | No Comments »

Marko @ NRJ TV Afternoon Halloween Spectacle 2009

Marko Saaresto at NRJ TV Afternoon Halloween Spectacle 2009 (2009 NRJ TV Iltapäivän Halloween spektaakkeli). Video here: Thanks to DarkSideOfLight, here’s the English transcript. Enjoy =) Host (Mira): In the studio Mira Korhonen, Cristal Snow, and our guest has arrived. Marko Saaresto from Poets of the Fall. Happy Halloween. Marko: Very happy, to everyone. Here I […]

November 2nd, 2009 by Lisa | No Comments »

Phoenix Effect ‘We wanted to have a shaking start’ (Janne and Marko)

Janne Kärkkäinen and Marko Saaresto (Poets of the Fall) interviewed for Phoenix effect fanclubDownload PHNX fanzine and read the interview Or watch the video Thanks to the Phoenix Effect Fan Club

December 19th, 2008 by Lisa | No Comments »

Max Payne-movie VIP-party

Translated by DarkSideOfLight. Watch here Max Payne-movie VIP-party, 2008. Marko from Poets Of The Fall being interviewed. The band’s single Late Goodbye sprang to public awareness from Max Payne 2-game soundtrack. Interviewer: What does the game mean to you and the band?

December 6th, 2008 by Lisa | No Comments »

Ankkarock 2008

Original interview here. Translated to English by DarkSideOfLight On Sunday August 3rd 2008, the second day of Ankkarock, the singer Marko Saaresto, the guitarist Olli Tukiainen and the bassist Jani Snellman of Poets Of The Fall are sitting at the backstage in a relaxed atmosphere. The early afternoon gig went great despite the rain, so […]

August 3rd, 2008 by Lisa | No Comments »

Marko and Olli at Radio Sisu Finska Pinnar

Radio Sisu Finska pinnar July 28th 2008 Thanks serinde for finiding and thanks Dark Side Of Light for translating    Marko: Well, it’s true that we get people of all ages. You see a lot of young people at festivals, because they can get in there, for one, so we see a lot of young people […]

July 28th, 2008 by Lisa | No Comments »

Kivenlahti Rock 2008

Kivenlahti Rock ’08 Interviews Vol.1 (4:18 – 7:49) – watch video. Thanks to DarkSideOfLight for translating Interviewer: Well, here I am wondering again, in a rock vibe, what are the feelings of today. And I happened to snare… Poets Of The Fall is actually starting… finishing up this festival and… I caught up with Marko […]

July 8th, 2008 by Lisa | No Comments »

Stara.fi ::: VIDEO PODCAST

Stara.fi Video Podcast Stara Video 55 – Poets Of The Fall http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gQLkHOGeqXg June 26th, 2008 Translated by DarkSideOfLight Sami: Hello! We’re Sami and Samu from Sunrise Avenue band. Samu: And you’re checking out Stara Video podcast. 0:21 Jocka: Hey! Marko: Hi. Jocka: MC Marko! Marko: Oh yeah. Jocka: Well that was that kind of a […]

June 27th, 2008 by Lisa | No Comments »

NRJ 2008

Original video: part 1 and part 2. Translated by Dark Side Of Light Male interviewer: Marko from Poets of the Fall, how are you feeling right now? Marko: I’m feeling quite strange. I haven’t really slept a lot lately, so… what I say may turn out weird. But it doesn’t matter. Male interviewer: Let’s hope […]

June 1st, 2008 by Lisa | No Comments »

Acoustic performance @ NRJ 2008

POTF performing at NRJ: part 1 – part 2 – part 3 Translation for spoken parts and the interview by Dark Side Of Light Marko: Dear album lovers, we’ll start by telling you about rose gardens. We’re having a very mellow vibe today so take it easy, have a beer or eat something if there’s […]

May 16th, 2008 by Lisa | No Comments »

MTV3 Good Morning Finland 2008

Watch video here. Thanks to DarkSideOfLight for translating Interviewer: This is what the new Poets Of The Fall sounds like. Good morning Marko Saaresto. Marko: Good morning. Interviewer: I’m glad you could make it, to visit us so early in the morning. Marko: It’s nice to be here, as an early bird. Interviewer: A new […]

April 25th, 2008 by Lisa | No Comments »

Marko interviewed about RR on Polish magazine “Positive”

Interview from Polish magazine “Positive”. Thanks to Agnes How can you describe Poets Of The Fall and your music? It is both a blessing and a curse, it’s a sickness and the sweet nurse, like molasses on your tongue, your defences undone, it’s debauchery and blasphemy you experience religiously, a moment before its gone, oblivion. […]

April 23rd, 2008 by Lisa | No Comments »

NYT (April 2008)

Source: NYT (See scans) Thanks to Tiiwyn for translating What is the bands USP, Marko Saaresto? Vocalist of Poets of the Fall once bought an completely useless turnip watch (as in a pocket watch) Mention a band that has a sillier name than yours is

April 15th, 2008 by Lisa | No Comments »

Marko and Captain @HabboHotel.fi

Marko and Captain visited the “Star Lounge”, and some people in Habbo asked questions Thanks Tiia for attending, “screenshooting”, translating and sharing Marko, is it really all about the size or the money?

April 8th, 2008 by Lisa | No Comments »

POETS OF THE FALL – Something else than mashed potatos and sausage

Soundi magazine, April 7th 2008 original text: Juho Juntunen (see original) Translated to English by Dark Side of Light POETS OF THE FALL – SOMETHING ELSE THAN MASHED POTATOS AND SAUSAGE -Back in the day when we were choosing the name for the band we thought about the feelings our music awakens. That’s when we […]

April 8th, 2008 by Lisa | No Comments »

Yle Areena Musikki TV: POTF in a chart program, Lista.

Thanks to Dark Side Of Light for the English transcritpion NEW: Dowload videos and subtitles (disponibile anche con i sottotitoli italiano!) Or just enjoying watching and reading here: PART 1 Interviewer: Poets of the Fall band and from it two members, Marko and Olli. Welcome to Lista program as our guests. Marko and Olli: Thank […]

April 5th, 2008 by Lisa | No Comments »

NRJ Radio Station (afternoon show) 2008

Listen to original broadcast here. Thanks to DarkSideOfLight for translating Jani: Jani and Mira in here and also our guest, Marko from Poets Of The Fall. Hello. Marko: Thank you, hey to everyone. Jani: The new album is coming out 26th of next month… Marko: Yeah. Jani: … and there is some last minute tweaking […]

March 31st, 2008 by Lisa | No Comments »

CreativeCow: making of Carnival Of Rust

CreativeCow magazine interviews Stobe Harju and Eki Halkka about the video Carnival of Rust. Go read the article on their site (direct link), our download the whole Jan/Feb 2008 issue of CreativeCow from our archive (link).

February 24th, 2008 by Lisa | No Comments »

POETS OF THE FALL: LIGHT AHEAD

Soundi, February 19th 2008 Original text: Timo Isoaho Translated to English by Dark Side of Light Revolution Roulette, the third album of Poets Of The Fall, is coming out on March 26th and the first single choice is going to be The Ultimate Fling. -When we were preparing for the third album we built ourselves […]

February 19th, 2008 by Lisa | No Comments »

Poets Of The Fall in India

Interview by MTV3 Thank you Angel for translating   After their success in Finland and Europe, the Finnish band Poets of the Fall set out to conquer India this Fall. The trip was a success and the band received lots of attention from the media and a lot of new fans. The initiator of the […]

November 23rd, 2007 by Lisa | No Comments »

Axl meets Poets Of The Fall

Translated by DarkSideOfLight Download video here A clip of Lift music video. Axl: Hey everyone and welcome to another Axl meets episode. We’re at Helsinki airport and this time our guest is the last year European Music Award winner Poets Of The Fall. And their Carnival Of Rust tour ended to a place which in […]

November 11th, 2007 by Lisa | No Comments »

Interview with Marko

Interview from anusaya.com Up and coming, and ready to take the world by rock storm Poets of the Fall are a rock band formed in Helsinki, Finland, in 2003. Known for their rock and rock-alternative style of music. Poets of the Fall are also known as a band with an eclectic member mix; a rock […]

October 10th, 2007 by Lisa | No Comments »

Finnish rock heroes at Fisketorvet

Poets of the Fall plays poetic rock as an introduction to Fall. by Simon Staun Translation by Vlad the Great from Danish (original can be found here). It is the second time that Irish Jim Newman, the owner of Ryans of Odense, is gambling a pocket of his fluff in order to arrange a free […]

September 7th, 2007 by Lisa | No Comments »

Tempelores interview

Original interview here By: Sabine van Gameren Poets of the fall… one of the best pop/rock bands in Finland. Are they ready for the rest of the world? We asked them questions like these… – How are you? Marko: “I am fine! Thank you!” – How did you enjoyed your gig at Ankkarock? Marko: “It […]

August 5th, 2007 by Lisa | No Comments »

Stara.fi Podcast 2007

Podcast here Thank you Dark Side Of Light for the transcript

July 31st, 2007 by Lisa | No Comments »

Finnbands.com

you can read the original interview (with some videos) here (link) finnbands: This is your second tour in Germany…. Olli: Well, the second time in Germany. Captain: The first tour was one gig! Olli: You can’t call that a tour, I’d say. Marko: Yeah, we went to Berlin and we played a show there, you know. […]

April 26th, 2007 by Lisa | No Comments »

Poets of the Fall at the Carnival of Vanities

Thanks to Lori for translating After their big success in Finland it’s about time for the Finnish Mega-Stars Poets of the Fall to conquer the German music market. Bizarre Radio: First of all thanks for having some time for an interview with Bizarre Radio. We hope you did enjoy your tour in Germany so far. […]

March 31st, 2007 by Lisa | No Comments »

What does the singer of Poets of the fall think…

Marko interviewed for Kaaos Thanks Jariq, hexalius and Raspu What does the singer of Poets of the fall think… “Know yourself so that you know who you are, before the world starts telling you who you should be.” –Marko Saaresto When you’re small you always think that you’d like to be rich, wise and above […]

March 20th, 2007 by Lisa | No Comments »

Camera From TheVoice

POTF shows a bit of what happens ‘on the road’. From Turku to Stockholm. Watch on YouTube (link) or dowload from our archive. NEW! English subtitles added! Thanks to Mika and POTFmedia for the video, and thanks to Lunarwolf for the English transcript. Subtitles by PoetCountyJail

March 10th, 2007 by Lisa | No Comments »

In the protection of Paperinik: POTF answer fans’ questions

Olli and Marko answering to questions sent  by fans/readers. Thanks to Johanna for scanning and Tiiwyn for translation In the protection of Paperinik/Duck Avenger: Poets of the fall Marko, could you give me an advice on how getting my english grades up? Marko: The most important thing is motivation.

March 1st, 2007 by Lisa | No Comments »

Making of… Locking Up The Sun

Video: “Making of… Locking Up The Sun” (click here to download, or click here to watch it) Thank you to serinde for finding the video, and to Dark Side of Light for translating it. There you go, enjoy the reading =) The Voice: The making of… Locking Up The Sun Translated into English text by […]

December 1st, 2006 by Lisa | No Comments »

Interview in Seura magazine

Thank you to Strangiato for translating POETS OF THE FALL ARE LIVING THEIR DREAM Signs of Life, the debut album of Poets of the Fall, sold platinum. Their second album Carnival of Rust went straight to the top of the charts, and it’s still going strong. Singer Marko can’t explain the phenomenal success of his […]

September 7th, 2006 by Lisa | No Comments »

Rock with an emotional charge

Thank you Maria for finding it, and thank you Jariq for translating it. The music of Poets of the Fall, who come from Helsinki and play melodic rock, has been hanging for long in the top of the charts. Their newest album Carnival of Rust has gotten much popularity as their debut album Signs of […]

September 1st, 2006 by Lisa | No Comments »

Interview from 2002

Very old interview from October 2002: Marko before the POTF era Thank you strangiato for finding and translating this  There’s no stopping an entrepreneur This young entrepreneur from Espoo does everything from rock climbing to classical singing.

August 21st, 2006 by Lisa | No Comments »

Kiss.fm 2006

Thank you so much to Dark Side Of Light for translating this looong interview with Marko @ Kiss.fm Get original audio here Radio spoof: New Kiss. Vacation Club. Susanna: Good morning from Kiss.fm, on Vacation Club, it’s 7:02 and Lauri Salovaara and Susanna Laine here with you until 11 am. Lauri: Oh yes, oh yes. […]

July 24th, 2006 by Lisa | No Comments »

Stara.fi Podcast 2006

Download here Thanks to DarkSideOfLight for translating Interviewer: Welcome again to listen to Stara.fi podcast. In this episode, we’ll be exploring the backstage area of Provinssirock and checking out how Poets Of The Fall was doing about half an hour after the gig. Olli: Ok, ok. Interviewer: Poets Of The Fall at Provinssirock backstage, hello. […]

July 8th, 2006 by Lisa | No Comments »

Kivenlahti 2006

A video from Kivenlahti 2006, where we get two little snaps from POTF too. Thanks DarkSideOfLight for translating Watch video 0:42 – 0:54 Interviewer: Will you be coming again next year? Marko: It everything goes as well as it has this year, why not, it’s been fun. Festivals are always fun to play at and […]

June 20th, 2006 by Lisa | No Comments »

COSMOPOLITAN (Interview)

Source: Cosmopolitan, May 2006 (the original text was written by Elina Pirinen) Thanks to JohannaPoets of the Fall’s vocalist Marko Saaresto announced already at the age of 15 on the educational guidance class that he wanted to become a rock star, when the other boys told they wanted to be polices and the girls travel […]

May 30th, 2006 by Lisa | No Comments »

LISTA SHOW (Transcript)

Source: Lista Show Download video Thanks to Ninzu for the English transcript Interviewer: The boytrio from Helsinki, Poets of the Fall, published their second album the very same day as Jane. (The girls are from that band). The album’s name is Carnival of Rust, I speak a great English. Welcome Poets of the Fall’s Marko […]

April 22nd, 2006 by Lisa | No Comments »

MESTA.NET INTERVIEW (2006)

Source: Mesta.net Thanks to Tiia and Vilma – Hi Mark, what’s up?

April 21st, 2006 by Lisa | No Comments »

TheVoice’s Countdown with Marko & Olli

Marko & Olli hosting TheVoice’s countdown – you can find the video in our archive (here). UPDATE (June 2011): Here’s the whole translation. A big thank you to Dark Side Of Light. Marko: Hey everyone! Olli: Greetings. Marko: That’s Olli. Olli: Hey. And that’s Marko. Marko: Yo. And we’re from Poets Of The Fall and […]

April 15th, 2006 by Lisa | No Comments »

FinPop.net – interview with Marko

Source: Finpop.net Thanks to Raspu Mark from Poets Of The Fall When and how was your band created? It was one of those sweltering hot days you don’t want to spend in the suffocating heat of a poorly airconditioned car. Nonetheless, our guitarist Olli and myself we’re sitting in such a vehicle, planning what we […]

March 31st, 2006 by Lisa | No Comments »

Soundi Interview

Marko says something about the songs in COR Source: Soundi View Scans Thanks to Tiia and Jariq for the translation and to Spiraali for the scans 1. Fire Fire begins like

March 23rd, 2006 by Lisa | No Comments »

SOUNDI.FI: Full Speed in the Middle Of The Road

From: Soundi Magazine See scans here Thank you Spiraali for the images and thank you Naira & Sarek for translation   Poets of the Fall – Full speed in the middle of the road Their first album was released last January and is still in the top40 album chart. Even when the huge success of […]

March 23rd, 2006 by Lisa | No Comments »

YLEX TOP 40 INTERVIEW (08-01-06) (Transcript)

Source: YleX Top 40 Thanks to Spiraali777 and Danny for finding the interview, and to Jariq for transcribing in English. As the first guest in the official record list in Finland program, Marko from Poets of the Fall, how are you doing? -Thanks, I’m doing good at the moment Good right now?

January 16th, 2006 by Lisa | No Comments »

BUUSTERI INTERVIEW IN THE STUDIO (Transcript)

Source: Buusteri Download Thanks to Mika Isa-Eerika (The interviewer): Today on the music-corner we will dive into the studio-working, here is Poets of the Fall and they are making their second album, first one was quite awesome, so propably more good is coming up. We are here in Espoo, why did you come just here […]

December 10th, 2005 by Lisa | No Comments »

Tilt.tv

Tilt.tv Max Payne 2 Interview Download video Translated by DarkSideOfLight Jaana: People who aren’t into gaming probably had to rub their eyes in January when Poets Of The Fall rose to the number one position of Finland’s album chart. For anyone who’s played Max Payne 2 the band is already familiar. Next up is the […]

December 8th, 2005 by Lisa | No Comments »

Emma Gaala 2005

The Voice Interview: Emma gala 2005 Translated by DarkSideOfLight Download here Interviewer: Olli and Marko, the debut album of the year and the new band of the year Emmas. Congratulations. Olli and Marko: Thank you. Marko: Thank you kindly. Interviewer: The first and foremost feelings? Marko: You can’t talk about it yet, you just try […]

November 4th, 2005 by Lisa | No Comments »

LIFT video: CreativeCow Podcast

CreativeCow magazine interviews director of photography, Eki Halkka about the making of “Lift” Go to the original post (click here). Or listen to the podcast clicking here.

November 3rd, 2005 by Lisa | No Comments »

BUUSTERI INTERVIEW (Transcript)

Source: Buusteri Download Thanks to Mika Isa-Eerika: Poets of the Fall has been asked for being our guests and today it comes true, cause these guys will play acoustic song for us. This album, Signs of Life was published in January 2005 and sold gold. Did this came up for you like a surprise that […]

October 22nd, 2005 by Lisa | No Comments »

STARA.FI PODCAST (Transcript)

Source: http://www.stara.fi/?p=1868 Download  Interviewer:The racket was so loud at the Energy birthday party that we had to come..what is this..this isn’t a staircase…

October 4th, 2005 by Lisa | No Comments »

YleX Pop Kaisaniemi – 2005

Watch video Thanks DarkSideOfLight for translation Interviewer: We got an opportunity to interview some familiar people. Hey, how’s it going? Marko: Thank you, it’s going pretty good. Interviewer: Would you like to tell about your band? Marko: Ooo, it’s called Poets Of The Fall and we’ve been doing music for a couple of years now […]

August 31st, 2005 by Lisa | No Comments »

Rockperry Interview

Download video Interviewer: Kati Valkeakari Translated by DarkSideOfLight Kati: Alright, good evening everybody. I have Poets Of The Fall guys here with me. Yeeeeee, I’m pretty excited about this. You could start by introducing yourselves. Marko: Hi, I’m Marko. Captain: Capu. Olli: Olli. Kati: Olli. Alright. What’s the vibe before the gig? Captain: Nervous. Marko: […]

July 27th, 2005 by Lisa | No Comments »

Summeri 2005

Summeri Show Interview on TV2 Download video Translaed to English by DarkSideOfLight Interviewer: Like we were talking about earlier, your success took you by surprise. Did your whole life turn upside down? Did you have to make all your plans anew? Marko: Well… quite a few things changed but it didn’t turn my life upside […]

July 8th, 2005 by Lisa | No Comments »

Seepra Magazine

Source: Seepra Magazine Thanks to IronHeart and Videl “Cap gun interview” You don’t mess with Marko’s hair Marko -Poets of the Fall was founded in 2002 -The band consists of the singer Marko, guitarist Olli and the man of many talents, Captain

July 7th, 2005 by Lisa | No Comments »

Kaltio :: A Finnish rock lyric writer finds different shades of life also in English

Here is the original interview by Päivi Parhi-Riikola (click) and here’s the translation in English, kindly made by Dark Side Of Light.   Sami Lopakka is about to end his lyrical voyage in the dark currents of Sentenced’s melodies. Marko Saaresto’s verses are just taking flight with Poets of the Fall’s tunes. Both are travelling in […]

June 1st, 2005 by Lisa | No Comments »

FST Klubb X3M Tavastia 2005

Interview + Concert (video here) Interviewer: Kjell Simosas Translation by DarkSideOfLight Marko: We have the kind of background that we started around couple of years ago, 2002. Our guitarist Olli and I decided to start writing songs together. We just decided one day that since everything works so well between the two of us that […]

April 26th, 2005 by Lisa | No Comments »

COMO (Interview)

Source: COMO Thanks to Viivi From where does your dressingstyle come? (Iris) – We all have quite a strong opinion about in what clothes we feel ourselves natural. It goes from there. When do you believe that you’re on the peak of your career? Soon? (Kaisa) – Well there isn’t anything to complain on the […]

April 26th, 2005 by Lisa | No Comments »

“…now probably we are Rockstars” :: N-M.de interviews Marko

Source: Nordische-Musik.de (Copyright by Nathalie Martin, exclusive for Nordische Musik) Thanks to Raspu for translating “…now probably we are Rockstars” An interview by Nathalie Martin, Helsinki 2005 The song “Late Goodbye“ of the Finnish poets, alias rocksinger Mark, jazzguitarist Ollie and industrial-trance-man Captian, spread like a virus with the computergame “Max Payne 2“.

April 20th, 2005 by Lisa | No Comments »

Poets Of The Fall on Planet Voice (2005)

Translated to English by DarkSideOfLight Watch video (contains acoustic performance of Illusion & Dream) Vappu: Great Thursday to everyone for my behalf, from Planet Voice. We’re having a great band as a guest, or two thirds of a band Poets Of The Fall. Welcome. Marko: Thank you. Vappu: Tell us about… why don’t you introduce […]

March 12th, 2005 by Lisa | No Comments »

Tuomas & Juuso Experience, 2005

Translation by DarkSideOfLight Watch video (performance + interview) Tuomas: Welcome back to the live transmission, now in Experience studio performing Poets Of The Fall and Illusion & Dream. Illusion & Dream Tuomas: Thank you Ismo, and you can send questions to our special correspondent Ismo Leikola at our website. You can ask anything you want […]

January 30th, 2005 by Lisa | No Comments »