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 með suð í eyrum við spilum endalaust reviews

  • all music guide ****
    "for the first time the band sounds grounded and stripped down"
  • the guardian
    "how many times can one band climb ethereally to a crescendo?"
  • the independent
    "their fifth album, to the horror of some of their adoring fans, actually contains a few melodies which one might tentatively describe as pop tunes."
  • music omh ****1/2
    "this is another wondrous album from a band at the height of their considerable powers"
  • nme rating: 6/10
    "this album has moments to rival their best work"
  • the observer *****
    "a beautiful collection that blows sigur ros beyond the place they come from, geographically and musically"
  • the onion a.v. club rating: a
    "sigur ros make perfect music they're just doing it a little differently"
  • pitchfork rating: 7.5/10
    "they deliver plenty of moments where they sound more spirited, looser, almost playful"
  • q magazine ****
    "the beautiful, melodically pure soundscapes that have hitherto defined sigur rós are still in evidence"
  • rolling stone ****
    "the band achieves a new unity in variety here, winding from near-glam romp and fireside-folk warmth to slow-climb grandeur"
  • slant magazine rating: 3.5/5
    "sigur rs's music, radio-friendly or not, feels like a beatific vision"
  • the telegraph
    "poppy energy crackles on through much of this collection"
  • time out ****
    "its highly likely this album will win the rs new fans and reinvigorate old ones"
  • the times ****
    "it has the urgency and raw beauty of something made in a hurry, with love, self-belief and zeal. it is wonderful."
  • uncut ***
    "sigur rs play too safe when they clearly have much more to offer than misty-eyed celtic abstraction"
  • variety
    "me su is clearly a summertime album"

 með suð í eyrum við spilum endalaust feature articles

  • q magazine seven page feature on the making of the album. (june 2008)
  • new york times feature with interviews and backstage material from the new york concert (june 2008)





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