On May 23, 2012.

On May 23, 2012, “Parlaphone” label released “Valtari”, the sixth Sigur Rós studio album. It was recorded 2009 – 2912, at “Sundlaugin”, “Greenhouse Studios”, “Air Studios”, and was produced by Alex Somers, Jón Þór “Jónsi” Birgisson, Georg “Goggi” Hólm, Kjartan “Kjarri” Sveinsson and Orri Páll Dýrason.

Personnel:

  • Jón Þór “Jónsi” Birgisson – vocals, guitar, bass guitar, harmonica, sampler
  • Georg “Goggi” Hólm – vocals, bass
  • Kjartan “Kjarri” Sveinsson – vocals, keyboards, piano, flute
  • Orri Páll Dýrason – drums
  • Amiina (Hildur Ársælsdóttir, Edda Rún Ólafsdóttir, Maria Huld Markan Sigfúsdóttir, Sólrún Sumarliðadóttir) – strings, string arrangements
  • Una Sveinbjarnardóttir, Palina Arnadóttir, Borunn Ósk Marinosdóttir, Margret Arnadóttir, Boigar Magnason – strings
  • Holmfridur Benediktsdóttir, Hildur F. Havarjurdóttir, Bjorg Gardursdóttir, Sulka B. Svanhuitardóttir, Brynhildur Melot, Hera Eriksdóttir – backing vocals
  • Daníel Bjarnason – string arrangements
  • The Sixteen – choir
  • Eamonn Dougan – choral direction

Track listing:

All tracks are written by Jón Þór “Jónsi” Birgisson, Georg “Goggi” Hólm, Kjartan “Kjarri” Sveinsson and Orri Páll Dýrason.

  1. Ég anda
  2. Ekki múkk
  3. Varúð
  4. Rembihnútur
  5. Dauðalogn
  6. Varðeldur
  7. Valtari
  8. Fjögur píanó

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