Sigur Rós Release New Icelandic Album

Published: 2008-05-29
Icelandic rockers Sigur Rós are getting set to release their newest album. The somewhat eccentric band released their breakthrough record Ágætis byrjun in 1999 in Iceland but it didn't come out in North America until 2001. Though their first couple of records were recorded in their mother tongue of Icelandic their third album ( ) was recorded in Hopelandic a language the band constructed themselves.

Their upcoming record, Með Suð Í Eyrum Við Spilum Endalaust that translates to With A Buzz In Our Ears We Play Endlessly has most of its tunes in Icelandic but will feature the band's first English tune "All Alright". The first single off of the record, "Gobbledigook" is available for download on the band's official website. The full album is out June 23, here are the rest of the tracks:

"Gobbledigook"
"Inn' mér syngur vitleysingur"
"Góðan daginn"
"Við spilum endalaust"
"Festival" – 9:24
"Suð ' eyrum"
"Ára bátur"
"Illgresi"
"Fljótav'k"
"Straumnes"
"All Alright"


Writer: Michelle Garcia

   

 

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