Icelandic post-rockers Sigur Rós have streamed their brand new single Stendur æva. The song is taken from the band’s long-awaited new album release, Odin’s Raven Magic, an orchestral work featuring the Schola Cantorum of Reykjavik and L’Orchestre des Laureats du Conservatoire national de Paris. The work, which draws from the band’s deep roots in both orchestral and choral traditions, will be released on Krunk, via Warner Classics, on December 4.
Odin’s Raven Magic draws from the band’s roots in orchestral and choral traditions, and is a collaboration between the band, Maria Huld Markan Sigfúsdóttir, Icelandic music legend Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson, and Steindór Andersen, one of Iceland’s most respected chanters of traditional epic narrative.
Stendur æva features vocals from both Jónsi and Steindór Andersen. Classical with a modern edge, dramatic, beautiful and meditative, the song was recorded with a full choir and symphony orchestra.
The orchestral and choral arrangements were largely handled by former Sigur Rós member and arranger Kjartan Sveinsson, and Maria Huld Markan Sigfúsdóttir from the band amiina, and the piece prominently features the unique sound of a five-octave marimba built from roughly-hewn pieces of stone by sculptor and artist Páll Guðmundsson.
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SIGUR ROS Von (2015 UK limited edition 12-track double LP issue of the 2009 album pressed on Audiophile Quality 180gram Vinyl, housed in the single-pocket picture sleeve with black inners plus the entire album on a Bonus CD and hype-stickered purple PVC dust jacket. The skeeve displays just light wear and the PVC sleeve has a split to one edge, whilst the vinyl looks barely played XLLP609)
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SIGUR ROS ( ) (2020 UK/EU limited edition issue 2-LP issue of their classic 2002 8-track album pressed on 180gram Black Vinyl, including the single Vaka. Housed in a die-cut single pocket sleeve jacket with die-cut '( )' on the front and the band website address on the back, along with spot UV inner bags. Although not sealed, both the sleeve & vinyl remain in a 'near as new' condition)
- Sigur Ros - Med Sud I Eyrum Vid Spilum Endalaust - Sky Blue Vinyl - UK - 2-LP vinyl set - £99.99, $108.99, €111.99 (New Item) (arrived 21-Dec-2021 16:09)on September 25, 2022 at 8:26 am
SIGUR ROS Med Sud I Eyrum Vid Spilum Endalaust (With A Buzz In Our Ears We Play Endlessly) (2021 UK/EU Bandcamp exclusive limited edition 11-track 2-LP set pressed on Sky Blue Vinyl, originally released in2008, inspired by the unfettered feeling of the acoustic performances filmed during Heima, the album glows with the perfect imperfection of live takes, the sounds of fingers playing guitar strings, cracked notes and a stark, upfront presence not found in previous recordings. Including the singles Gobbledigook, Inní mér syngur vitleysingur & Við spilum endalaust. Housed in a single pocket picture with the individually numbered hype-sticker attached, and plain die-cut card inners. Although not sealed, this example remains in a 'near as new' condition)***Limited to only 1,500 copies***
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