“Kingmaker” is Pretty Maids’ highly anticipated follow up to 2013's critically and commercially successful release “Motherland", a record that continued the “revitalized” path that the band set out upon with the now classic album “Pandemonium”.
After celebrating their 30th Anniversary as a band and the release of their latest monumental release “Motherland”, the Danish melodic hard rockers are serving the fans with "Louder Than Ever". This is not a completely new album but consists of seven re-recorded classic songs from the 1995 - 2006 era plus four brand new songs! PRETTY MAIDS reminded why they are great, displaying old platter with new stuff to chew on. As always every track is a little masterpiece, each piece of sound is well worked. Japanese edition includes the bonus track.
In late spring 2012 , the band gathered to finally write the follow up album. Ronnie Atkins tells: “We knew it was going to be a tough one to follow ! I remember back in the day when we had to follow up albums like “Future World”, we tried more or less to copy the songs from the previous album to keep the same kind of balance. But this time we just wrote what came natural to us and that’s what became “Motherland”.