Inni For Iceland's most famous orchestral rock band, it's all about the slow climb to a Massive. Glacier-melting. Conclusion. So this double live album/DVD, which includes… Inni For Iceland's most famous orchestral rock band, it's all about the slow climb to a Massive. Glacier-melting. Conclusion. So this double live album/DVD, which includes… 2011-11-15 Sigur Ros Rock XL
Music Review

Inni (2011)

COOL AS ICELAND The Scandinavian soundsmen offer up a masterfully paced concert album
COOL AS ICELAND The Scandinavian soundsmen offer up a masterfully paced concert album
EW's GRADE
A-

Details Release Date: Nov 15, 2011; Lead Performance: Sigur Ros; Genre: Rock; Production: XL

For Iceland's most famous orchestral rock band, it's all about the slow climb to a Massive. Glacier-melting. Conclusion. So this double live album/DVD, which includes footage from their final 2008 prehiatus show at London's Alexandra Palace, is masterfully paced. Directed in flickering black and white by Vincent Morisset, the DVD captures the 75-minute buildup of guitars, xylophones, piccolos, and frontman Jónsi's cherubic voice, until it reaches its epic finale on the ethereal new swooner ''Lúppulagid.'' A-

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Cascading ballad Hoppípolla
Atmospheric Lúppulagid

Originally posted Nov 09, 2011 Published in issue #1181 Nov 18, 2011 Order article reprints