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
The band is currently on a world tour and has added a little 'incentive' for those who want to see them in North America in the form of a three track EP. [read more]
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]