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jorge22s
May 18th 2012



172 Comments


Fine. Worst album ever then.

jorge22s
May 18th 2012



172 Comments


Awesome!

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
May 18th 2012



21548 Comments


agree with this review, hard

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WeepingBanana
May 18th 2012



10035 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

yeah man if i were a better writer this is basically the same review i'd write

Ponton
Emeritus
May 18th 2012



5784 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5

this sounds like a flat tire har

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
May 18th 2012



21548 Comments


I like Varðeldur though

Xenophanes
Emeritus
May 18th 2012



10584 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0 | Sound Off

Yeah, that and the third song are wonderful. Rest is meh to good. However, the title track is terrible.

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Tyrael
May 18th 2012



20713 Comments


I hope they don't forget to feature this when the album has officially been released

Philalethes
May 18th 2012



245 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0 | Sound Off

I can understand some of the disapointment, as I too was a little underwhelmed at first. I am still confused why they shyed away from the drums, which is one of my favorite parts of this group, on this album. They are no where to be found on the final 4 songs. And those final 3 songs, I wonder why they chose not to have any words, and are basically just instrumental music. The album builds momentum and peaks at Rembihnútur, one of their best anthems yet, and then just slowly fizzles out for the next almost 30 minutes. A very strange album indeed.


Knott-
Emeritus
May 18th 2012



10194 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

Might just copy and paste this for my review.

*hides from adam thomas*

DarkNoctus
Contributing Reviewer
May 21st 2012



8736 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5 | Sound Off

http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/musicblog/2012/may/21/sigur-ros-valtari-exclusive-stream?fb=native

it's streaming again :]

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Maniac!
May 21st 2012



26246 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

Varúð is gorgeous omg

Anthracks
May 21st 2012



3665 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0 | Sound Off

^ yup

Ponton
Emeritus
May 21st 2012



5784 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5

yeah that ones good. kinda like jonsi's grow til tall

Xenophanes
Emeritus
May 22nd 2012



10584 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0 | Sound Off

I want to love this, not just like it

Mekkalayakay
May 23rd 2012



167 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

On my second listen, this is a 4 right now.

Mekkalayakay
May 23rd 2012



167 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

I can't believe somebody said that they thought the title track was terrible.

That's probably one of my favorite Sigur Ros tracks, ever.



edit: (somebody = reviewer) ;D

BigPleb
May 23rd 2012



33806 Comments


Shit rules.

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fish.
Contributing Reviewer
May 23rd 2012



21548 Comments


Rules shit.

DarkNoctus
Contributing Reviewer
May 23rd 2012



8736 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5 | Sound Off

eh

overall though I think this is a nice album - nothing more, nothing less. a soothing listen, easy to get lost in, but nothing really more than that. i'm not really disappointed since honestly that's what sigur rós has always been, just well disguised, they're embracing it here

it's p. much in terms of aesthetic a more quiet and slow icelandic version of the new anathema



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