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Sigur Ros - Valtari

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[url="http://www.pitchfork.com/news/45911-sigur-ros-announce-new-album/"]Pitchfork[/url]: [quote][color=#222222][font=Georgia, serif][size=2]As the fan site [/size][/font][/color][url="http://victoryrosemusic.blogspot.com/2012/03/sigur-ros-valtari-new-album.html"]Victory Rose Music[/url][color=#222222][font=Georgia, serif][size=2] [/size][/font][/color][color=#222222][font=Georgia, serif][size=2]points out (via[/size][/font][/color][color=#222222][font=Georgia, serif][size=2] [/size][/font][/color][url="http://www.twentyfourbit.com/2012/03/sigur-ros-announce-valtari-lp/"]TwentyFourBit[/url][color=#222222][font=Georgia, serif][size=2]), the new record from [/size][/font][/color][url="http://pitchfork.com/artists/3784-sigur-ros/"]Sigur Rós[/url][color=#222222][font=Georgia, serif][size=2] will be out May 28, according to a new interview with[/size][/font][/color][color=#222222][font=Georgia, serif][size=2] [/size][/font][/color][url="http://www.qthemusic.com/"][i]Q[/i] magazine[/url][color=#222222][font=Georgia, serif][size=2]. The record, titled [/size][/font][/color][i]Valtari[/i][color=#222222][font=Georgia, serif][size=2], is the followup to 2008's [/size][/font][/color][i][url="http://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/11924-me-su-i-eyrum-vi-spilum-endalaust/"]Með suð í eyrum við spilum endalaust[/url][/i][color=#222222][font=Georgia, serif][size=2].[/size][/font][/color][color=#222222][font=Georgia, serif][size=2]As [i]Q[/i] notes, the album's title translates to "steamroller." Frontman [url="http://pitchfork.com/artists/28494-jonsi/"]Jónsi[/url] tells the magazine that "the music kind of just rolls over you" but "in a good way." The album is centered more on electronics, and makes use of strings and a girls' choir. No lyrics are sung in English.[/size][/font][/color]

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IPEhKNlPLBo

The band debuted this song at the recent Iceland Airwaves festival. I think it's one of the best things I've heard from them in quite some time. Reminds me of the rawer, more experimental aspects of [i]Von[/i], which is not a bad thing.

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