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Re: Sigur Ros (was Re: relient k song)

From:Sally Caves <scaves@...>
Date:Thursday, March 13, 2003, 5:24
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From: "Roger Mills" <romilly@...>

> Sally Caves wrote: > > I'm interested in "musical glossolalia," as I'm calling it. Have any of > you > > heard of the Icelandic group Sigur Ros? > > See my post #74989 of 6 Nov.02 in the Listserv archive, with 2
> there was a brief mention of them in the NYTimes and I queried the list. > Consensus was that their language was probably gibberish. (Though it
> like interesting music; a friend said I'd probably like it, but I'm > disinclined to spend money on CDs these days.)
Too bad I missed that thread. Sigur Ros revels in sad, weird atonalities. You might like it. Get somebody to make a copy for you.
> I agree on the Reli(ae)nt K stuff; furthermore, it seems to be written
> Engl. spelling conventions, such that the two words in "...-eare" and > "..-mere" presumably rhyme.
Good point. There were also "English-isms" in a lot of its suffixes. Kosticated, tonalation, etc. Interesting. Sally Caves Eskkoat ol ai sendran, rohsan nuehra celyil takrem bomai nakuo. "My shadow follows me, putting strange, new roses into the world."