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Ásgeir

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Born Ásgeir Trausti Einarsson in the diminutive hamlet of Laugarbakki, Icelandic singer/songwriter Ásgeir specializes in soulful and intimate, electronic-tinged indie folk songs in the vein of artists like Ben Howard, Bon Iver, and José González. An overnight success in his native Iceland, where the then 21-year-old released his 2012 debut album, Dyrd í Dauðathognand, and quickly broke every regional record in the book (it's estimated that almost ten percent of the Icelandic population owns the album), Ásgeir's unique songs are made all the more idiosyncratic by the fact that his 72-year-old father provides the majority of the lyrics. In 2013, with the help of Iceland-based American singer/songwriter John Grant, who helped to translate the lyrics, Asgeir released an English version of Dyrd í Dauðathognand (In the Silence) on the One Little Indian label. ~ James Christopher Monger
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Stations Featuring
Ásgeir

    New Indie First

    New Indie First
    1 song

    Top Indie

    Top Indie
    2 songs

    Indie Rock Mix

    Indie Rock Mix
    2 songs

    Indie Party

    Indie Party
    2 songs

Albums by
Ásgeir

Top Songs by
Ásgeir

  1.   Song
    Popularity
  2.   Stardust
  3.   Unbound
  4.   King And Cross
  5.   Nyfallid Regn
  6.   Leyndarmál
  7.   Hærra
  8.   Samhljómur
  9.   Lupine Intrigue
  10.   Torrent
  11.   Að Grafa Sig Í Fönn
  12.   Sumargestur
  13.   Dýrð Í Dauðaþögn
  14.   Þennan Dag
  15.   Hljóða Nótt
  16.   Heimförin

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