New Sigur Ros album, video
2013-03-22 by Spherallic | 61 Comments

Icelandic post-rock band Sigur Rós have announced the release date of their next album,
"Kveikur". The album will be released worldwide on June 17/18. A video for "Brennisteinn"
was also released, alongside an EP with the same name.

Kveikur tracklisting:
1. Brennisteinn
2. Hrafntinna
3. Isjaki
4. Yfirbord
5. Stormur
6. Kveikur
7. Rafstraumur
8. Bláprádur
9. Var

Brennisteinn tracklisting:
1. Brennisteinn
2. Hryggjarsúla
3. Ofbirta

Kveikur info, cover art and pre-orders:
http://www.sigur-ros.co.uk/kveikur/

Brennisteinn EP and video:
http://www.sigur-ros.co.uk/brennisteinn/
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oc6zXSdYXm8

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Thane
March 22nd 2013

2109 Comments


omfg

zxlkho
March 22nd 2013

3424 Comments


I CAME.

demigod!
March 22nd 2013

40970 Comments


nice

Zackkkk
March 22nd 2013

65 Comments


It's nice to hear a darker Sigur Ros again. I've missed the Agaetis Byrjun sound.

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
March 22nd 2013

48528 Comments


Fuck yeah

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TheCollectiveFacade
March 22nd 2013

650 Comments


holy shit this sounds like a good addition to their discography, development looks promising. This
will be a masterpiece in my eyes if all songs fall in the singles footsteps, no question

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Underflow
March 22nd 2013

2174 Comments


wolp, Gonna be good

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cagedescending
March 22nd 2013

4124 Comments


song is sooooo good

here's hoping the whole album goes in this grungy direction

SmersH
March 22nd 2013

384 Comments


holy shit YES!
i like this year very much.

demigod!
March 22nd 2013

40970 Comments


new song is different...heavy. i like it

zxlkho
March 22nd 2013

3424 Comments


Now all 2013 needs is another Godspeed album.

AliW1993
Contributing Reviewer
March 22nd 2013

7234 Comments


They played three new songs when I saw them a few weeks ago, and they all had this sort of vibe. They were also all incredible.

Underflow
March 22nd 2013

2174 Comments


If the album follows this style it will be immense.

Zackkkk
March 22nd 2013

65 Comments


It's kinda odd that the band members are in the video. That's very out of the norm for them. Kjartan must've been the pretentious one all along haha.

TRMshadow
March 22nd 2013

4982 Comments


Already? It feels like Valtari was just a couple months ago...

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
March 22nd 2013

48528 Comments


My friend was sleeping on the couch and he heard this song and he was like sweet

Fieryfenderz
March 22nd 2013

1374 Comments


Wonder if it'll leak 5 months in advance this time.

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ViralOblivion
March 22nd 2013

7679 Comments


Wasn't the gap between their last two albums like 4-5 years? I know it's because of hiatus but still it was just last year

Philalethes
March 22nd 2013

244 Comments


Thank God the drums are back!!!!!

NapalmCrusader
March 22nd 2013

1737 Comments


Song rules hard. If the new Lp has the quality of this track I'm going to check this out

tacos N stuff
March 22nd 2013

312 Comments


sweet

Fortheloveofmusic
March 22nd 2013

491 Comments


Both the song and video were amazing. Can't wait for this!

minimesmyidol
March 22nd 2013

178 Comments


sweet this is the first sigur song ive liked in a while.

EaglesBecomeVultures
March 22nd 2013

5051 Comments


meh

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newjunk2
March 22nd 2013

230 Comments


Nice, pretty fast turnaround to be putting out another album but this sounds pretty awesome.

Ahmad498
March 22nd 2013

240 Comments


The new song has got me pumped

Aids
Contributing Reviewer
March 22nd 2013

23634 Comments


new song is like......fuk

I guess they decided that Valtari's sound wasn't one they felt like pursuing. The drummer must be happy about that!!!

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mindleviticus
March 22nd 2013

7937 Comments


Albums going to rule

djunior
March 22nd 2013

615 Comments


holy fuck, so surprised by this. cant wait to hear the album.

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TMobotron
Contributing Reviewer
March 22nd 2013

6920 Comments


Song is so good. Can't wait to see them on this tour.

Mad.
March 22nd 2013

2925 Comments


Holy shit I swear Valtari's barely been released?!

TheFifthEye
March 22nd 2013

121 Comments


Going to be amazing. Heard Brennisteinn, Kveikur and Yfirborð at Brixton Academy on the 9th of March so I'm going to pre-order the vinyl.

JS19
March 22nd 2013

3623 Comments


They wrote Valtari and this to be released in quick succession. this hasn't been rushed! I love Valtari and their old stuff and they're changing it up again.

Ye gods these guys are talented

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ABjordanMM
March 22nd 2013

1290 Comments


I liked valtari. Can't say that i'm disappointed with this though.

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Tikicobra
March 22nd 2013

569 Comments


Didn't give a crap about their last few albums. This sounds amazing, I'm glad they're doing some darker stuff and trying something new. It definitely sounds heavier than their previous work.

CelestialDust
March 22nd 2013

3155 Comments


my god, so unexpected! love it!

sailSAway
March 23rd 2013

812 Comments


this is worth following

Vooligan
March 23rd 2013

3541 Comments


They played Brennisteinn live last year in Australia. Sounded huge then, sounds huge now. So good.

henryChinaski
March 23rd 2013

2456 Comments


Oh cool!

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Crawl
March 23rd 2013

1382 Comments


Valtari was quite disappointing, though.

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deadinholywood
March 23rd 2013

235 Comments


Didn't give a crap about their last few albums. This sounds amazing, I'm glad they're doing some darker stuff and trying something new. It definitely sounds heavier than their previous work. [2]

This is such a good change in sound for them.

JS19
March 23rd 2013

3623 Comments


Everything they do has been good to fantastic. Even Valtari (it was just an album you wouldn't think much of if you don't listen to much ambient).

Calc
March 23rd 2013

10837 Comments


this was amazing. I like the darker tone

BigTuna
March 23rd 2013

5151 Comments


Valtari was terrific.

So is this.

All is well.

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jmh886
March 23rd 2013

745 Comments


Where the hell do you actually get this EP? I could not figure it out. Maybe I am retard.

SowingSeason
Emeritus
March 23rd 2013

14510 Comments


That song they released off this is amazing

limbs
March 23rd 2013

20 Comments


GOOOOD. The videoclip is awesome.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=Oc6zXSdYXm8

JS19
March 23rd 2013

3623 Comments


You can download the ep directly from their website

SaneTBP
March 23rd 2013

1494 Comments


Will be the album of the century, at least. So glad to see them next summer

peaks40
March 23rd 2013

2720 Comments


saw them on fallon last night. wow. this is gonna be extraordinary. they're in my town wednesday, can't go cause i have school

baldymort
March 24th 2013

659 Comments


^ditch school bro.

peaks40
March 24th 2013

2720 Comments


i really really should but i have an essay due!

AliW1993
Contributing Reviewer
March 24th 2013

7234 Comments


I go to a lot of live shows, but their performance in Glasgow a few weeks ago was the best I've ever witnessed by so far it's not even funny. Honestly, I was shell shocked for a few days afterwards, they were that good.

Havey
March 24th 2013

9311 Comments


they transcend for sure but with Valtari it was the boring kind of transcendence :[

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peaks40
March 24th 2013

2720 Comments


this is so not fair. I can't see them omg. they're never gonna tour back here again i know it

Steoandnoodles
March 24th 2013

2832 Comments


I really love this new track! =D
So good!

immortalizepain
March 25th 2013

374 Comments


Awesome!

Motiv3
March 25th 2013

8418 Comments


Fuck that new song is amazing.

lancebramsay
April 24th 2013

1585 Comments


cool direction they are taking

I go to a lot of live shows, but their performance in Glasgow a few weeks ago was the best I've
ever witnessed by so far it's not even funny. Honestly, I was shell shocked for a few days afterwards,
they were that good.

I felt the same way after seeing them at Mcmenamins last summer. They played in the middle of the
woods; the feeling was completely surreal. They are tied for my favorite live performance of all time,
the other favorite being WU LYF.

DrHouseSchuldiner
April 24th 2013

5605 Comments


Sounds cool

Steoandnoodles
April 24th 2013

2832 Comments


Really excited for this album.



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