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Sigur Ros performs at Celebrate Brooklyn's Prospect Park Bandshell on July 31, 2012.

July 31, 2012 Hear one of the world's greatest live bands deliver a sweeping two-hour set from Brooklyn.

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September 11, 2005 Hear the ambient rock group in a live recording from Maryland's Music Center at Strathmore.

Studio Sessions

Jonsi Birgisson.

February 11, 2010 The Sigur Ros frontman performs two songs from his upcoming album Go on a piano at WNYC.

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October 28, 2005 Sigur Ros' music has often been compared to the vast and dreamy landscape of their homeland.

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Album cover for Jonsi's Go

March 28, 2010 Hear the Sigur Ros frontman's solo debut, Go, in its entirety until its release on April 6.

Sigur Ros Frontman Jonsi

January 19, 2010 Also on All Songs Considered: the T. Rex-inspired garage-rock of Smith Westerns and more.

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November 16, 2009 Our list of the 50 most important recordings of the decade continues, from OutKast to Sigur Ros.

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December 15, 2008 See and hear what NPR listeners picked as the best albums of 2008.

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December 13, 2008 We all need and want different things from music at different times, and gentility won out in 2008.

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December 12, 2008 "Festival" is a wondrously majestic epic, as weird and sprawling as it is accessibly beautiful.

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December 4, 2008 Having declared the album format dead, Mark Wheat of The Current made the year's ultimate playlist.

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June 16, 2008 New music from Iceland's Sigur Ros, Wolf Parade, the Dandy Warhols, Sparks and more.

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December 16, 2005 All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen counts down listener picks for the 10 best CDs of 2005, wit...

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December 16, 2005 All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen takes an in-depth look at the year's best music.

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March 9, 2004 New musical meditations from Sigur Ros; The delicate melodies of Sufjan Stevens; Blues harp mast...

December 30, 2002 Putting this list together and hearing this music again was great fun. This year on All Songs Co...

December 9, 2002 A sneak peek at new work from Ry Cooder; Iceland's beautiful but elfish Sigur Ros; An All Songs ...

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December 15, 2008 See and hear what NPR listeners picked as the best albums of 2008.

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December 12, 2008 "Festival" is a wondrously majestic epic, as weird and sprawling as it is accessibly beautiful.

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June 24, 2008 Julianne Shepherd of The Fader discusses this week's new music releases.

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June 16, 2008 New music from Iceland's Sigur Ros, Wolf Parade, the Dandy Warhols, Sparks and more.

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December 17, 2005 Will Hermes' picks include the "wonderfully strange" world of Animal Collective and Sigur Ros.

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October 24, 2005 The five-piece band from Iceland makes spacey progressive music, with often-indecipherable lyrics.

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More Stories

Vampire Weekend's Modern Vampires of the City was the most popular record in our listener poll for the best music of 2013.

December 12, 2013 See what albums NPR listeners picked in our year-end poll for the best music of 2013.

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Clockwise from upper left: Jon Hopkins, Ebony Bones, Sigur Ros, Zola Jesus

June 25, 2013 Robin Hilton likes his summers fueled by rock and roll, while Bob Boilen goes the languid route.

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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (left), Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (center), and Speaker of the House John Boehner are three key lawmakers in the government shut down and debt ceiling crisis.

October 17, 2013 With financial cataclysm averted, a playlist for the swirling emotions of the past two weeks.

Lygia Clark's cover art for Sigur Rós' forthcoming album, Kveikur.

March 22, 2013 "Brennisteinn" is a remarkably aggressive piece of music for musicians who can sound so ethereal.

Sigur Ros' new album, Valtari, comes out May 29.

May 20, 2012 Valtari's collection of gorgeous, moody sound-washes fits right into the band's remarkable catalog.

Clockwise from upper left: Danger Mouse and Norah Jones, Patrick Watson, THEESatisfaction, Jonsi of the band Sigur Ros.

March 27, 2012 Hear a sneak preview of new music from Sigur Ros, a Norah Jones-Danger Mouse collaboration, more.

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The album art for Sigur Ros' Valtari.

March 26, 2012 Hear the first song "Ekki Mukk" from the ambient Icelandic band's upcoming release, Valtari.

cover art for the soundtrack to "We Bought A Zoo"

November 15, 2011 Sigur Rós frontman Jónsi turns composer on the soundtrack to Cameron Crowe's film We Bought A Zoo.

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Sigur Ros performing 'Festival'

September 16, 2011 If you've missed Sigur Ros, you're in luck. Here's a premiere peek at their new concert film Inni.

Jonsi live in concert

October 9, 2010 See the Sigur Ros singer in a solo concert, recorded live from Los Angeles, until Oct. 21.

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