Sigur Rós – “Ekki Múkk”

By Amrit Singh / March 26, 2012 - 12:11 pm

Just this morning, Sigur Rós confirmed details on a forthcoming LP Valtari. Amongst those details are a May 28th release date, a seven-song tracklist, and the band calling the material “floaty,” “minimal,” and “introverted.” This first single, “Ekki Múkk” is in fact serene and tear-jearky and floaty as hell, veering away from their brand of epic, brassy bombast, and confirming that Sigur Rós stay great at being Sigur Rós. Hear it, as your mind’s eye flashes to visions of your childhood rendered through an Instagram filter: