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Sigur Rós: Radio City Music Hall, New York City

Kandia Crazy Horse, PopMatters, 26 March 2003

THERE IS A BEE GEES song that goes, "I started a joke which started the whole world crying." This lyric highlights one of two overriding themes present in my thoughts upon viewing Sigur Rós in concert last Friday night at Manhattan's Radio City Music Hall. One was the audience's seeming desire to dig something they felt they were expected to like. The other was how much my consciousness is dependent upon The Funk and its accent on the One.

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