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Sigur Ros: Iceland's Magical Visionaries

Andy Crysell, New Musical Express, 8 January 2000

ASK PARENTS on Iceland's northernmost shore, and they'll say the kids are alright when Sigur Ros arrive. Their trademark mix of gently persuasive confidence, humble reticence and good humour in tow, the band once headed that way to play a gig. A mob of pre-teen children, previously in the grips of high-octane hyperactivity, shuffled towards the stage and sat down. For the next hour, they didn't say a word or move a muscle.

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