Archive for July 31st, 2007

1. “[Sigur Ros] will release a double compliation album on november the 5th – called “hvarf-heim”.

the first part, hvarf, will have studio versions of unreleased songs, ’salka’, ‘hljómalind’, ‘í gær’
and ‘von’ – all four live favourites from over the years. the second disc is called “heim” and will have acoustic studio versions of ’samskeyti’, ’starálfur’, ‘vaka’, ‘ágætis byrjun’, ‘Heysátan’ and ‘von’. more information as we get it.”

Just one question: “Hljomalind”? (I’m pretty well versed in Sigur Ros, and I have no idea what song that is…)

2. Also, a DVD of their tour of picturesque places in Iceland will be released in the fall. Video. It’s a bit disappointing to see them speaking in English – it makes the whole thing feel kind of gimmicky and sales driven – but otherwise it should be pretty.

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