On June 12, 2013.

On June 12, 2013, “XL” label released “Kveikur”, the seventh Sigur Rós studio album. It was recorded 2012 – 2013, at “Sundlaugin Studio” in Mosfellsbær, Iceland, “Eldorado Recording Studios” in Burbank, California, “Pacifique Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Kjartan Sveinsson, Alex Somers,  Jón Þór Birgisson, Georg Hólm, and Orri Páll Dýrason.

Personnel:

  • Jón Þór Birgisson– vocals, guitar
  • Georg Hólm– bass
  • Orri Páll Dýrason– drums
  • Eiríkur Orri Ólafsson – brassarrangement
  • Daníel Bjarnason – stringarrangement
  • Sigrún Jónsdóttir – brass
  • Eiríkur Orri Ólafsson – brass
  • Bergrún Snæbjörnsdóttir – brass
  • Borgar Magnason – strings
  • Margrét Árnadóttir – strings
  • Pálína Árnadóttir – strings
  • Una Sveinbjarnardóttir – strings
  • Þórunn Ósk Marinósdóttir – strings

Track listing:

All tracks by Jón Þór Birgisson, Georg Hólm and Orri Páll Dýrason.

  1. Brennisteinn
  2. Hrafntinna
  3. Isjaki
  4. Yfirborð
  5. Stormur
  6. Kveikur
  7. Rafstraumur
  8. Bláþráður
  9. Var

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