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Ný batterí / Ny batteri

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Download links and information about Ný batterí / Ny batteri by Sigur Rós / Sigur Ros. This album was released in 2000 and it belongs to Jazz, Rock, Alternative genres. It contains 4 tracks with total duration of 24:03 minutes.

Artist: Sigur Rós / Sigur Ros
Release date: 2000
Genre: Jazz, Rock, Alternative
Tracks: 4
Duration: 24:03
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. Rafmagnið búið 4:52
2. Ný batterí (Single Edit) 7:50
3. Bíum bíum bambaló 6:52
4. Dánarfregnir og jarðafarir 4:29

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A brass-based remix of the title track, titled "Rafmagnið Búið," is an ambient slice of ECM-like chamber jazz that bleeds seamlessly into the original version of "Ný Batterí." Forming a 13-minute suite of sorts, it's just as fragile and somber as Radiohead's "Fake Plastic Trees" until thick, rusted drums and muted, clangorous sound FX kick in at the ten-minute mark. Jon Thor Birgisson's voice levitates much like Thom Yorke's here, but there are no rough edges — it's as smooth as a satin sheet. The tracks on the flip, which also flow uninterrupted, were used in the film Englar Alheimsins (Angels of the Universe). "Bíum Bíum Bambaló" is a darkly droning, seven-minute affair based on an Icelandic lullaby that allegedly hadn't been recorded previously. It leads into the organ-based "Dánarfregnir Og Jarðarfarir," which begins innocently enough but explodes into something dangerously close to pompous '70s prog. Still fine as a whole, and certainly essential for the fan.