Originally released in 2011, ÁRSTÍÐIR's first album ?Svefns og vöku skil? offers atmospheric, hauntingly beautiful songs that take elements of folk, rock, and classical music among other styles, which are arranged into new patterns that have invited comparison with RADIOHEAD, SIMON & GARFUNKEL, PENTANGLE, ÓLAFUR ARNALDS, and most of all SIGUR RÓS. The latter happens perhaps inevitably due to superficial similarities as ÁRSTÍÐIR often sing in their native Icelandic tongue and use acoustic instruments extensively.
Number one in the Icelandic music charts.
Recommended if you like: SIGUR RÓS, (later SÓLSTAFIR) , RADIOHEAD, SIMON & GARFUNKEL
Cat No: SOM440LP
Packaging: LP Regular
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