"Jonsi has a new album called Go. The full tracklist is below and the
first song "Boy Lilikoi" can be downloaded on jonsi.com
, where you will also find some music samples and behind-the-scenes

"Go" will be released the week of March 22, 2010 around the world.
Here is what manager John Best had to say about it:

For years - I mean literally since I've known him (10 years now) -
Jonsi has been beavering away in his kitchen, bedroom or living room
making music extra-curricular to Sigur Ros. To be honest we'd kind of
gotten used to these being drawing board propositions only - the
ambient album, the electronic album, the pop album, the acoustic
album, etc. It's not that we didn't doubt his work ethic; these things
certainly existed, it's just that they seemed more conceptual than
real; creation to sate Jonsi's enormous energy rather than anything
we'd ever have to put on a release schedule. But then last year he
went and finished 'Riceboy Sleeps', an album that had existed as a
soundtrack to his and Alex Somer's artwork far in advance of being an
actual record. And then he started on about the *acoustic* album and
bounced straight off the back of 'Med sud i eyrum...' into the studio
(alright, apartment) with Icelander-by-proxy Nico Muhly.

It seemed apparent to us that it would be missing a trick to limit a
bona fide Jonsi solo album to being a small scale acoustic project, so
some subtle cajoling and encouragement to reach beyond his comfort
zone was the order of the day. we shot the breeze about producers and
Peter Katis's name came up off the back of his work with Fanfarlo and
The National. Jonsi weighed in with drummer Samuli from Mum, who he'd
heard playing with Alex in Nordic art supergroup Kira Kira. Suddenly
the *acoustic* record wasn't looking so acoustic after all. From then
on it's been a slow and ineluctable slide towards the full-on, barely
contained, glorious mayhem soon to be available on 'Go'.

Everything about this record has a seat of the pants feel about it,
its wildly shifted focus, the way nothing (including the album itself)
had a title til about an hour before the news hit the blogs; the fact
that as I type I still have no idea what is going to be on the cover;
or that, even though Jonsi is currently on a plane to New York to
master the record we've no clear idea of what order the songs are
going to appear in, or even, in some cases, which versions of songs
are going to be used. It's edge of the seat, it's exciting, it's
infectious. I think we are beginning to sense that maybe Jonsi has
created something super special here. More than that in fact, I think
he has created something really special here. I'm not sure I've felt
this excited about a project since the time I first heard Agaetis
Byrjun, right back in 1999. Holy fuck. Are you ready?.

"Go" tracklisting
Go Do
Animal Arithmetic
Boy Lilikoi
Sinking Friendships
Grow Till Tall
Around Us

Video of Boy Lilikoi song below.

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