ANNOUNCES NEW ALBUM ‘SHIVER’
FIRST SOLO ALBUM IN A DECADE – CO-PRODUCED BY A.G. COOK
FEAT. ROBYN AND ELIZABETH FRASER
Jónsi Birgisson, multidisciplinary artist and frontman of Sigur Rós, proudly announces Shiver, his first solo album in a decade, out 2nd October 2020 on Krunk.
The new album features acclaimed vocalists Elizabeth Fraser (of the Cocteau Twins) and Robyn, as well as production by PC Music founder A.G. Cook.
A new song from the record, “Swill” is out now alongside a video by photographer & filmmaker Barnaby Roper and animated by Pandagunda.
Jónsi has made a career on sweeping music that plumbed the depths of the human experience and our connection to the natural world. With his multi-million selling, award winning band Sigur Rós, he transmuted the rugged terrain of Iceland into music that sounds pure, organic and untouched by the modern world, even as it exists comfortably within it. A. G. Cook’s production exists at the opposite end of the spectrum: synthetic, sometimes abrasive, and often on the cutting edge of experimentalism. On paper, their collaboration is surprising, but Shiver is a beautiful record that pushes Jónsi’s otherworldly voice into startling new territories.