fimmtudagur, ágúst 13, 2009

Ólöf Arnalds on Tour in USA - 7" with 2 Cover Songs

Ólöf Arnalds goes on first US tour and issues 7"
After performing a series of amazing shows this spring with Björk and Dirty Projectors & Blonde Redhead Ólöf Arnalds returns with some shows in New York City, Seattle & Portland. She will be joined on stage with Davíð Þór Jónsson.
The tour will coincide with the 7" release with 2 covers: 1 of Brazilian singer Caetano Veloso and another 1 of Iceland's Elly Vilhálms.
Side A: "Maria Bethânia" (Caetano Veloso, 1971, London LP)
Side B: "Sveitin milli sanda" / "The land between the sands" (Written by Magnus Blöndal & made famous by Elly Vilhálms)
Her second full-length album "Ókídókí
", where she again teamed up with Kjartan Sveinsson
from Sigur Rós will be out in early 2010.
Ólöf has played together with múm, Mugison & Skúli Sverrisson.
Her Debut Album "Við og Við" was Best Alternative Album @ Iceland Music Awards
& Newspaper Morgunblaðið Record of the Year.
Other highlights: with Björk and Sigur Rós @ Iceland's Náttúra concert, opening for Björk in Athens, Greece. Last October, she was the first Icelandic musician to play @ WOMEX.
Ólöf Arnalds @ MySpace

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