Listen to Sigur Rós' new album, Kveikur
"It's unsettling, chaotic, vengeful, astounding, invigorating and forces you to feel a plethora of cacophonous emotions concurrently. It's their loudest record. It's their darkest record. It's their best record in a long, long time."
It's fair to say that we enjoyed the new Sigur Rós album, Kveikur, but what do you think? Yeah, it's not out until June 17th (on XL Recordings), but the fine folks over at Amazon are streaming it a week early. Head here to give it a spin.
- 1. Brennisteinn
- 2. Hrafntinna
- 3. Isjaki
- 4. Yfirbord
- 5. Stormur
- 6. Kveikur
- 7. Rafstraumur
- 8. Bláprádur
- 9. Var
As part of Sigur Rós' Mystery Film project, we've been treated to videos by the likes of Ragnar Kjartansson ('Ég Anda'), Inga Birgisdóttir ('Varúð') and Alma Har’el ('Fjögur Píanó') - but now the band are giving you a chance to join those wonderful directors (and future directors in the series) by putting together a video for one of the tracks from their recent album, Valtari. [read more]
Sigur Rós announce support acts for Live From Jodrell Bank show [read more]
Like The National before them, Sigur Rós have recorded a version of 'The Rain of Castamere' for the upcoming fourth season of Game of Thrones. [read more]
Sigur Rós have announced they'll be releasing a new album this June. [read more]