I'm so exciteddd. And I just can't hiiidddeee itt!! Sigur Ros is coming back to America and I think I like it!
That's right! After four long years, the Sigur Ros famine is over! In addition to playing some major summer festivals, the band has also plotted a course for a mini-headlining tour of sorts in support of their forthcoming sixth studio album Valtari, which is out on May 29th via XL Recordings. The first single from the album, "Ekki múkk" is now streaming on the bands website, so be sure to head that way. Also over on the site is pre-sale information for the shows listed below.
7/30/12 Philadelphia, PA @ Skyline Stage at The Mann
7/31/12 Brooklyn, NY @ Prospect Park Bandshell (Celebrate Brooklyn)
8/1/12 Toronto, ON @ Echo Beach at Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
8/3/12 Montreal, QB @ Osheaga Festival Musique Et Arts
8/4-5/12 Chicago, IL @ Lollapalooza
8/8/12 Seattle, WA @ The Paramount Theater
8/9/12 Troutdale, OR @ Edgefield Amphitheatre
8/12/12 Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Forever Cemetery