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Sigur Rós
Sigur Rós 2013.jpg
Sigur Rós performin in 2013. Frae left tae richt:
Georg, Jónsi and Orri.
Background information
OreiginReykjavík, Iceland
Genres
Years active1994–present
LabelsFatCat, Geffen, EMI, XL, Smekkleysa, Parlophone
Associate actsAmiina, Circe, Jónsi & Alex, Jónsi, The Album Leaf
Wabsteidsigur-ros.co.uk
MembersJónsi Birgisson
Georg Hólm
Orri Páll Dýrason
Past membersÁgúst Ævar Gunnarsson
Kjartan Sveinsson

Sigur Rós (Icelandic pronunciation: [ˈsɪːɣʏr ˌroːus] ( listen)[6]) is an Icelandic avant-rock baund frae Reykjavík, that hae been active syne 1994. Kent for thair ethereal soond, frontman Jónsi's falsetto vocals, an the uise o bowed guitar,[7] the baund's muisic incorporates clessical an meenimal aesthetic elements.[8][9] The baund is named efter Jónsi's sister Sigurrós Elín.[10]

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  7. Brown, Helen (28 June 2008). "The Gods play games with Sigur Rós". The Daily Telegraph. London. Retrieved 2012-11-03. 
  8. "Sigur Ros Build Dramatic and Ethereal Soundscapes in Austin (SHOW REVIEW) - Glide Magazine". Glide Magazine (in Inglis). 2017-06-12. Retrieved 2017-06-20. 
  9. Magazine, Daniel Durchholz Special to Go!. "Experimentation is still paying off for Icelandic post-rockers Sigur Ros". stltoday.com (in Inglis). Retrieved 2017-06-20. 
  10. "sigur rós – frequently asked questions". sigur-ros.co.uk. Retrieved 2013-12-15.