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Sigur Ros: Valtari (Parlophone)

John Lewis, Metro, May 2012

WHEN LEAD singer Jónsi Birgisson apologised that Sigur Rós's recent albums had been "too joyous, too festive", he must have momentarily convinced himself that he was the frontman of Boney M rather than a bleakly beautiful Icelandic post-rock quartet.

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