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Sigur Ros Tip Summer's 20th Anniversary Reissue Of 'A Good Beginning'
On June 12, 1999, experimental rockers from Iceland Sigur Ros released their critically acclaimed second album Ágætis Byrjun, meaning "a good beginning." On March 28, 2019 the band announced the album's massive 7-LP 20th anniversary reissue, due on June 21, including demos, rarities, a 1999 live concert recording from Reykjavik's opera house Islenska Operan, and an 84-page hardbound book accompanying the collection.
Sigur Ros' follow-up third album, Untitled, was nominated for Best Alternative Music Album at the 46th GRAMMY Awards. Their most recent release is 2013's Kveikur. Since then Sigur Ros attended King Joffrey's wedding in season 4 of "Game Of Thrones," providing their own cover of "The Rains Of Castamere," and they have been breaking into augmented reality in their Magic Leap collaboration "Tonandi." On April 13–28 in Taiwan, the band's music will be featured in choreographer Cheng Tsung-lung's world premier dance piece "22° Lunar Halo."
In addition to the 7-LP box set of Ágætis Byrjun — A Good Beginning — 20th Anniversary Edition, the collection will also be available on four compact discs or as a double-LP with the additional material available for download. Pre-orders are now on sale at Sigur Ros' website.