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34 of 36 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars the pursuit of beauty, July 21, 2009
This review is from: Riceboy Sleeps (Audio CD)
I always had a feeling that jonsi was not of this world... now i know. What Jonsi (Jón Þór Birgisson)-sigur ros' frontman can do with music is not like anything i have ever heard. and it is beautiful.

I have been a fan of 'ambient' music for some time now, i'm sure this album will get lumped in the ambient genre somewhere, but it has something that sets it apart from the others - layers. layers and depth. It is hard to put into words just what it is, but i hear sounds of my childhood in these songs. i hear everyday sounds shimmering in the backround and it is very comforting and it takes me to another place.

watch the video for 'all the big trees', or listen to 'daniell in the sea' (my favorite song, but i love them all) and you may see what i mean.

I would suggest this album naturally to any sigur ros (or even amiina) fans, or anyone that would just like to escape to another world created by Jonsi and Alex.
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Initial post: Feb 18, 2010 12:27:40 PM PST
DAVID HALL says:
Thanks; your comment 'sounds of my childhood in these songs' got my attention. Its an insight I appreciate.
DH
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