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Reykjavik Grapevine: Album Reviews: Jóhann Jóhannsson, “The Miners’ Hymns”

12 Jul

Where i warm to the full on Brass Assault of an Icelandic composer and an English colliery band

Although i liked this album when i first played it, i grew to like it even more after several listens. Has what us music critics like to call “Bottom”. Well actually they don’t, it’s just me, but listen to track two and you will understand. I think JJ has managed to really capture something very powerful with this one…

 
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Posted by on July 12, 2011 in Iceland, literature, music

 

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