Sigur Rós have announced what they are calling Valtari Hour, a special event on May 17th where you can listen to their new album in its entirety.

The event will take place at 7PM in every time zone around the world and for more information on where you can take part, click here and here. Also, the band is hosting a special page on their website where the hashtag "#valtarihour" on Twitter, Instagram and other social networks during the listening event can be used to converse with other fans about the new album. That page will be here.

Valtari will be released officially on May 28th on the Parlophone label.