Sigur Rós Announces Live Film, Album

Watch
advance clip, below.

 

By Blurt Staff

 

Sigur Rós will be
releasing their first-ever live film and double live album in the form of Inni in North
America on November 15th on XL Recordings.  A
first glimpse at Inni was presented in the film’s trailer, up on sigur-ros.co.uk.  Now, the first
proper excerpt from the film is premiering today on NPR.org
for the song “Festival,” from
their 2008 album Með suð í eyrum við spilum
endalaust

 

 

Sigur Rós: Festival from Sigur Rós on Vimeo.

 

 

A free
audio download of “Festival” is also available now via Sigur Rós’ website – http://www.sigur-ros.co.uk . The
album will come in multiple formats – see tracklisting and details below.

 

 

Recorded
and shot over two nights at London’s Alexandra Palace at the close of the 2008
world tour around their fifth full length album, Með suð í
eyrum við spilum endalaust
, Inni sees the band at the peak of their powers, captured on
film for the first time as a core four-piece since they were joined by string
section amiina at the start of the century.  Directed by Vincent
Morisset
(Arcade Fire’s Miroir Noir), with film manipulations by Godspeed
You! Black Emperor
visual collaborator Karl Lemieux, Inni is
Sigur Rós’ second live film following 2007’s hugely-celebrated tour documentary
Heima.  Whereas that film positioned the enigmatic group in the
context of their Icelandic homeland, providing geographical, social and
historical perspectives on their otherworldly music, Inni focuses purely
on the band’s performance, and stands as a stark counterpoint to Heima’s kaleidoscopic richness.  Filmed in a manner that invites both intimacy and
claustrophobia, Inni cocoons the viewer in a one-on-one relationship
with the band, eschewing the audience for closeness, depicting how it feels for
both band and fan to experience Sigur Rós live.

 

The live
album Inni – a first for the band – is comprised of the full set from Alexandra Palace, played in order with just one
omission, and clocks in at one-and-three-quarter hours.  Recorded by Sigur
Rós’ in-house studio engineer Birgir Jón Birgisson, Inni’s live audio recording
is far and away the best way of replicating the full-force effect of standing
in front of one of the world’s most extraordinary bands for an evening. 

 

A full
track listing for Inni’s live album component is below.  In
addition to songs from the show, Inni features a previously unreleased
song called “Lúppulagid” which
is used over the credits of the film and as the final non-live track on the
album.

 

 

TRACK
LISTINGS:

 

FILM                                                    
BONUS TRACKS

ny batterí
                                            
glósóli

svefn-g-englar                                      
vid spilum endalaust

fljótavík                                               
hafsól  

inní mér syngur
vitleysingur                   
all alright

sæglópur

festival

e-bow

popplagid

lúppulagid

 

 

ALBUM
DISC ONE
                               
ALBUM DISC TWO

svefn-g-englar                                      
sæglópur

glósóli                                                 
festival

ny
batterí                                             
hafsól  

fljótavík                                               
all alright

vid spilum
endalaust                             
popplagid

hoppípolla                                           
lúppulagid
        (bonus track)

med
blódnasir

inní mér
syngur vitleysingur

e-bow

 

 

FORMATS:

 

1/        
Standard CD/DVD Edition – 
– 1 x DVD – 75 min. full HD feature in 5.1 Dolby Audio, NTSC format + 4 bonus
performances
– 2 x CD – Double live album

 

2/        
Blu-Ray/CD Edition –
– 1 x Blu-Ray Disc – 75 min. HD feature in 5.1 Dolby Audio, NTSC format, + 4
bonus performances

– 2 x CD – Double live album 

 

3/        
Triple Vinyl/DVD Edition – CLEAR VINYL LIMITED TO 3000 COPIES!

– 3 x 150g
audiophile quality vinyl with printed inner sleeves housed within a single
outer jacket made from heavyweight board

– Digital
download code for double live album

– 1 x DVD –
75 min. HD feature in 5.1 Dolby Audio + 4 bonus performances

 

4/        
Digital Edition
– film version = 75 min. full HD feature in 5.1 Dolby Audio
– audio version = 15
track, double live album

 

5/        
The Limited Special Edition –  Exclusive to sigur-ros.co.uk

This edition
is packaged in a 7″ x 7″ x 1″ box, printed inside and containing;

– An
exclusive and unique-to-each-box artefact from the show itself in a numbered,
printed envelope

– One-sided
7″ coloured vinyl with unreleased track “Lúppulagid”, with
etching on reverse.

– 1 x
DVD – 75 min. HD feature in 5.1 Dolby Audio + 4 bonus performances. (box will
include both NTSC and PAL formats) (track listing link)

– DVD
exclusive 5 minute short “Klippa” 

– 2 x CD –
Double live album

– All discs
are housed in a printed 7″ sized 4 panel slitpack

– Black
opaque envelope with 10 pieces of A5 light sensitive paper with instructions
and special url for posting your homemade images to the sigur-ros.co.uk website

– 4 x 
7″ sized photographic prints

– Enamel
“INNI” pin badge

 

 

 

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