26.05.2017 / Sólvá
New Eivør Release
It is finally here, Eivør's new release, Slør, which TUTL has licensed through A&G Records Ltd / Absolute Label Services in the UK. The release comes just ahead of Eivør’s first UK headline tour. The record is an english version of the album of the same name, with two new live songs as well.

Already a well-known recording artist of over 16 years’ prolific output, Eivør has worked across a disparate clutch of collaborative projects, since releasing her debut solo album aged just 16.

 

Besides scoring the forthcoming series of blockbusting BBC/Netflix flagship The Last Kingdom with Ivor Novello nominee John Lunn (Downton Abbey, Waking The Dead), Eivør’s music has also been synced on Scorsese’s Silence, alongside trailers for Game Of Thrones and Deep Water Horizon (Mark Wahlberg).Eivør has also collaborated on the trailer soundtrack for Metal Gear Survive, and last year appeared at Los Angeles’ huge E3 gaming event, where she performed via live stream to a global audience of 50 million at the launch for Playstation’s God Of War.

Slør is - rather incredibly - Eivør’s first commercial release in the UK. It’s one that has been over 2 years in the making- with Slør actually an English-translated re-imagining of her Faroese-sung 2015 album release of the same title. Eivør originally wrote the Faroese version of Slør - which translates as ‘veils’ or ‘blurriness’ - having returned to her childhood home in the remote archipelago of The Faroe Islands.

 

“Slør is very much about my roots- I just really wanted to go home, be back in the old environment. There was something exhilarating about being back at the heart of where I came from as a person and an artist, all the while realising how many things inside me had changed," Eivør explains.

Working closely with her producer Tróndur Bogason, Eivør has reconciled the Faroes’ remote majesty with the thoroughly modern world of her dark, intelligent electronica.

 

“The landscape I grew up with, it seemed so natural to turn into an electronic landscape, because it has this electric sound in it, you know. All these wild, crazy sounds- stormy, winds, and the ocean.”

 

The fruits of the meticulous 8 month period of transcribing the album into English are borne out in spades- teeming with darkly hooky pop, you sense Slør will ensure Eivør doesn’t remain a veiled presence for much longer.

PRODUCTS
Angel
Frostfelt
'Angel' is well crafted pop music from the artist FROSTFELT, which is done in collaboration with SAKARIS. Stri…
Alternative
Buy
Dagur Ljósi Farin Er
Quarter to Three
Buy
Silvurbók (the Silver Book)
Silvurdrongur
This release is one piece of art that contains both written word, music and a movie. An interesting fusion of…
Alternative
Buy
Live from the Barn
Ranchus
Recorded in Norðagøta, Faroe Islands, on the 4th of February 2018, as a part of the on-going series…
Alternativ
Buy
Regards To The Roots, Vol. 1
Uni Debess
Uni Debess has this to say about his latest album, “Regards To The Roots Vol. 1”: «It is the…
Blues
Buy
Masques
Yggdrasil
The arrival of a new Yggdrasil record is always interesting, but this time they have chosen to take a radicall…
Mediterranean - Italien, Nordic
Buy
Brimið
Elinborg
'Brimið' is the first single by Elinborg following her latest EP from 2017, 'Landið Sum Ongin Sæ…
Indie Pop, Singer Songwriter
Buy
Stormar herja
Røkkvi
[rökkvi] is a rock/electro-pop band formed in the Faroe Islands in 2015 by Rógvi Odvörson (co…
Rock
Buy
Svartmálm
Svartmálm
Svartmálm's self titled, debut record is a testomony in dark, atmospheric, Faroese black metal. It has…
Hard Rock / Heavy Metal - Gothic
Buy
Tú ert mær kær
Røkkvi
[rökkvi] is a rock/electro-pop band formed in the Faroe Islands in 2015 by Rógvi Odvörson (co…
Rock
Buy
A Lonely Chair With A View
Sissal
Debut album by Sissal. In their own words, they have this to say about their album: ”The idea for o…
Indie Pop
Buy
Boom Boom
Uni Debess
"Boom Boom" is the second single from Uni Debess's upcoming album, “Regards To The Roots Vol. 1”,…
Blues
Buy
Tumbling Dice
Sawdust & Rust
Sawdust & Rust's first single, Tumbling Dice, was written as a response
to the seemingly constant seeking…
Pop, Singer / Songwriter
Buy
Ongin Vón
Røkkvi
[rökkvi] is a rock/electro-pop band formed in the Faroe Islands in 2015 by Rógvi Odvörson (co…
Rock
Buy
Fólkaskrímsl
Son of Fortune
Latest single from Son Of Fortune, "Fólkaskrímsl", is a heartfelt indie-folk track that shows Be…
Indie Rock / Alternative Rock, Pop
Buy
Good Luck To You All
The Crowberry Band
"Good Luck To You All" is the debut album by the vibrant, happy, folksy, Faroese group, The Crowberry Band. Th…
Pop
Buy
Gone Like Yesterday
The Crowberry Band
The latest single from The Crowberry band, "Gone Like Yesterday", is the final single before the release of th…
Folk
Buy
Vónarsjón
Anton Liljedahl
The single Vónarsjón is about how we as humans romanticize the past and the present to keep ours…
Pop
Buy
Alien
Silvurdrongur
"Alien" is Silvurdrongur's final single before the full album will be released. Tracklist:1 - Alien …
Hip Hop
Buy
Evst
Hamferð
Critically aclaimed debut "Evst" by Hamferð is now available on vinyl for the first time, with an altered…
Hard Rock / Heavy Metal - Gothic
Buy