laugardagur, júlí 25, 2009

Beck covered "All Tomorrow's Parties" with Icelandic singer Þórunn Antonía on vocals

Beck did a cover of The Velvet Underground & Nico's song "All Tomorrow's Parties" with the help of Icelandic singer Þórunn Antonía Magnusdóttir.
More about her:
She released an Album called ''Those Little things'' in 2002, with the help of her father Magnús Þór Sigmundsson (member of band Change). Moved to England & started the band The Honeymoon with Wayne Murray (new guitar player of Manic Street Preachers). The band got signed to BMG (Bertelsmann Music Group) and released the record ''Dialogue'' in 2004, produced by The Away Team, working with the Icelandic band Leaves @ that time.
"Truth hurts" by The Honeymoon

She was singer in the Danish band Junior Senior for a while. Later she joined the band Fields, who released an EP called ''4 From The Village'' in 2006 on Black Lab Records. Followed by debut album ''Everything Last Winter'' in 2007 released on Atlantic Records.
Further she collaborated on her father's solo records ''Hljóð er nóttin'' (2005) and ''Sea son'' in 2007.
Nowadays she's living in Los Angeles and been singing with The New no2. She's working on another solo record in Iceland (recording a demo for a pop album).
Read an interview in Icelandic in the latest Monitor issue # 17
She's talking about The Honeymoon making a videoclip @ Oxford: price 70.000£ (1.000.000 IKR) & close encounters with Britney Spears @ Nightclub @ LA ("Oh my God, my arms are SO fat").
There is one song of her on the "Trúbatrix: Taka 1" Album.
Þórunn @ Myspace
The Honeymoon @ MySpace
Magnus Thor @ Myspace
Record Club: Velvet Underground & Nico "All Tomorrow's Parties" from Beck Hansen
Beck's Website

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