Of Monsters And Men — „My Head Is An Animal“ (10th Anniversary Edition)

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Reedice obsahuje dvě dosud nevydané skladby. Multiplatinový islandský kolektiv Of Monsters and Men zaznamenal důležitý milník v kariéře oznámením My Head Is An Animal (10th Anniversary Edition), které vyšlo 29. října. Na oslavu deseti let od příchodu svého platinově certifikovaného debutu My Head Is An Animal skupina vydává verzi alba jaká byla, když vyšla na Islandu v roce 2011. Tato verze má celkem čtyři skladby, které nebyly na americkém vydání v roce 2012, včetně dvou nikdy nevydaných písní: „Phantom“ a „Sugar In A Bowl“. Jubilejní album doprovází také upomínkové zboží a limitovaná edice vinylu jako speciální nabídka pro fanoušky.
Location: Keflavík, Iceland
Album release: April 3, 2012/ Oct. 29, 2021
Record Label: SKRIMSL / Republic
Duration:     59:53
01. Dirty Paws   4:39
02. King and Lionheart   4:44
03. Numb Bears   2:46
04. Sloom   4:44
05. Little Talks   4:26
06. From Finner   3:43
07. Six Weeks   5:33
08. Love Love Love   3:58
09. Your Bones   4:08
10. Lakehouse   5:57
11. Yellow Light   4:54
12. Sinking Man   2:49
13. Phantom   4:43 
14. Sugar In A Bowl   2:49 
Never before released song
(2011 Iceland Release Version)  2, 3, 10, 12OMAM © Meredith Truax
Ben Adelson    A&R
Aron Pór Arnarsson    Engineer, Producer
Greg Calbi    Mastering
Ragnhildur Gunnarsdóttir    Trumpet
Árni Guðjónsson    Accordion, Group Member, Organ, Piano
Nanna Bryndís Hilmarsdóttir    Group Member, Guitar (Acoustic), Vocals
Arnar Rósenkranz Hilmarsson    Artwork, Design, Drums, Group Member, Percussion
Bragi Kårason    Trumpet
Maureen Kenny    A&R
Jacquire King    Additional Production, Producer
Heather Kolker    Management
Kristján Páll Kristjánsson    Bass, Group Member
Brynjar Leifsson    Group Member, Guitar (Baritone), Guitar (Electric)
Of Monsters and Men    Composer, Producer
Ragnar Rhallsson    Artwork, Design, Group Member, Guitar (Acoustic), Vocals
Craig Silvey    Mixing
Bergrún Snæbjörnsdóttir    French Horn
By Will Schube. October 12, 2021.
Regarding this moment, the band commented: “It’s been 10 years since the original edition of MHIAA was released in Iceland and because of that we wanted to do something special so we’re releasing a 10th anniversary edition of the album as well as performing some fun live, intimate anniversary shows from Iceland from the venue where we played our first album release party ever.”
The track list matches the one from that first edition of the album that came out in Iceland in 2011 plus two unreleased bonus tracks that sort of got left behind when making the record.
This album is how most of you got to know us and how we got to know you and for that we are forever grateful.
Thank you to everyone that listened to and supported us this past decade.
Here is to another 10 years!
Love, OMAM”
Back in April, Of Monsters and Men released their first new music of 2021 with the arrival of a new single, “Destroyer.”
After launching a brand new NFT at the end of March, the band quietly released the new track with no official announcement or any promotion, leading fans to speculate if a new album is on the horizon.
“Destroyer” is a slow~burning, beautiful track with carefully arranged instrumentation that rises and falls until a climactic crescendo leads the quintet into an outro.
Though no news of a forthcoming album has been confirmed, the band was planning on releasing the follow~up to their album Fever Dream before the COVID~19 pandemic derailed many of their plans.
SF: https://open.spotify.com/album/3BNRyWlVJZWjakfP0ybfhB
Allmusic: https://www.allmusic.com/album/my-head-is-an-animal-mw0002318622
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