Icelandic neo-classical artist Ólafur Arnalds is set to release his second full-length album ...and they have escaped the weight of darkness in the UK on the 10th May through London-based label Erased Tapes. Photobucket To further celebrate the forthcoming album, Ólafuf has offered up the opening track ‘Þú ert sólin' as a free download. To claim this, please head to where you can also hear excerpts of all nine album tracks. Here's a video trailer for lead track ‘Hægt, kemur ljósið’:

Ólafur Arnalds – Hægt, kemur ljósið (Official Video Trailer) from Erased Tapes on Vimeo.