In general, I think the best advice would be just do it. See details for additional description. Growing up in Iceland can be challenging with long winters are small sunlight, but Icelandic band Vök uses it to their advantage. We'd be real happy to provide you with some details. They didn't actually have any songs.
I think every song has its own message. The song rallies around finding someone you love and who loves you back, and making that last. Vök: I would describe us as being dreamy, poppy but sometimes during concerts we can be a little rock-y as well. Like threading a needle of synth melodies through a pristine vocal canvas that was made to perfect size for Margrét Ran ethereal timbre. Andri gets a little seasick—when the tide came in he had to escape onto the shore. In January 2018, Vök announced that Ólafur would leave the band.
The band considers , , and as some of its major influences. Vök: The best advice I have ever received as a performer and as a musician is to always just keep going. We have also capped the maximum amount you can donate. Vök: Um, yeah I think everybody has their own—it might be different for each one of us. Vök: Icelandic culture is one that never says die, you know.
How does living in Iceland and being surrounded by that culture directly influence the songs on this album? We have this soft edge but we can be very hard as well sometimes. In a twist of fate and talent won the competition. It is strictly forbidden to share links to albums via file sharing sites Zippyshare, Torrent, Kingdom Leaks etc. The first lyrics are powerful and moving. You can donate in any currency…with any common credit card. Do you have a favorite song on the new album? Vök is Margrét Rán vocals, keyboard , Andri Már saxophone, synths , Ólafur Alexander guitar, bass , and Einar Stef drums. Just go out and play your music.
Maybe when people listen to it, people will find their own message in it—which is the part about music I like the most. The Atwood team is made up of individuals from all over the world that are passionate about art and innovation. What is the Reykjavik Grapevine? Vök: The xx definitely had its part in influencing us right at the beginning. He was relieved when we continued our sessions in Reykjavík. Yeah—just kind of go with the flow, let go, and not be afraid to do anything. Anything is possible for Vök, a solid band with a sense of direction and purpose.
The band members hail from , and they make music in both their native and English. Yet within a few weeks they were at the contest performing their brand new tracks. Action the slider below, select amount and take the cart to checkout. I think definitely we have spent the last couple years growing and now the time was right for us to record this album. Every little helps and is much appreciated… All transactions are secure via Paypal's website. The band feel particularly welcome in Poland, where their shows are often sold out. A grand, continuously updated database of Iceland's main restaurants, clubs, cafes, shops, museums, tours and tourist attractions as well as a thorough events listing.
What does a dream-pop band from Hafnarfjörður do to celebrate the release of their new album? From the end of April to mid-May, Vök is trekking across Europe, playing new songs and old. Donate and help us out! We did field recordings to round it out, add colour, and build a certain atmosphere. One girl bawled her eyes out when we played our last song. Recording can be very, very hard, but Icelandic culture has taught us not to give up, to push through. Has it Leaked is not a download site. Add some fuel if you like what you're reading, downloading or seeing. The band was created when vocalist and decided to enter '' English: 'music trials' , an annual music contest in their native Iceland.
The 10-track album flows together seamlessly — the songs stay in the same atmosphere yet explore different territories. I think this album has a lot more power to it than the xx normally has. . Users who ignore this rule will be banned from the site. Delivers comprehensive content on all of the main topics of discourse in Iceland at each time: in cultural life, politics or general social affairs.
That really helped me starting out when I was stressing out about every little detail. Your essential guide to life, travel and entertainment in Iceland. The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging is applicable. Is there any certain message you wanted to get across with the new album? Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag. Icelandic culture is one that never says die, you know.