Eighteen Seconds Before Sunrise

Sigur Rós is one of those bands that seems to invade the background of your life without you even knowing it. Chances are, you've heard something by Sigur Rós on a TV commercial. Chances are, if you passed this album on our shelf, you'd simply move on. With a title like () it's hard to know what to do with this album. This album is also known as Eighteen Seconds Before Sunrise. Apparently, they named it after releasing it, probably because no one knew how to refer to it.

If you like ephemeral, vaulting music that leaves you yearning for winter, this Icelandic band will do it for you.