Valtari

Songfacts®:

  • This is the title track of Icelandic post-rock band Sigur Rós' sixth studio album. Bassist Georg Hólm revealed to Q magazine that the album title translates to "steamroller" in English. "The music kind of just rolls over you. In a good way," he explained. Valtari was released on May 29, 2012 on Parlophone.
  • The album cover is by vocalist Jónsi's sisters, Lilja and Inga Birgisdóttir. The latter was the baby on the cover art for Sigur Rós' debut album, Von.

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