The audience of the Fox Theatre, Oakland was in for a treat on 9th April, 2017. Sigur Rós stunned the fans by playing them a bewitching unreleased track called ‘Niður’.

Bow and guitar in hand, lead vocalist, Jónsi led the performance. His renowned falsetto matched perfectly with the track’s haunting sound. The dreamlike track is from the Icelandic band’s upcoming eighth studio album. A fan was able to capture it and upload it on to YouTube.com. The quality and sound is incredible.

‘Óveður’ is the only recorded track off the new album. The fact that it was released a year ago goes to show that the band is probably taking their time with this record-perhaps to perfect it.

Both ‘Óveður’ and ‘Niður’ possess the same dark quality, perhaps indicating the direction and theme of the new album.

Sigur Rós are currently on a world wide Spring 2017 tour. Below is a list of their astounding live shows.

SIGUR RÓS SPRING 2017 TOUR DATES

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4/7 – Santa Barbara, CA – Santa Barbara Bowl
4/8 – Berkeley, CA – Greek Theatre
4/11 – Irvine, CA – Bren Events Center
4/13 – 4/15 – Los Angeles, CA – Walt Disney Concert Hall (accompanied by LA Philharmonic)
5/20 – Gulf Shores – Hangout Fest
5/21 – New Orleans, LA – Saenger Theatre
5/23 – Atlanta, GA – The Fox Theatre
5/25 – Columbia, MD – Merriweather Post Pavilion
5/28 – Toronto, ON – TD Echo Beach
5/30 – Montreal, QC – Place des Arts
6/2 – Detroit, MI – Masonic Temple Theatre
6/3 – Chicago, IL – Auditorium Theatre
6/4 – Columbus, OH – Palace Theatre
6/5 – St Louis, MO – Peabody Opera House
6/7 – Dallas, TX – Bomb Factory
6/9 – Austin, TX – ACL Live at The Moody Theater
6/10 – Austin, TX – ACL Live at The Moody Theater
6/12 – Nashville, TN – Andrew Jackson Hall
6/13 – Louisville, KY – Louisville Palace Theatre
6/15 – Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE
6/16 – Philadelphia, PA – Mann Center for the Performing Arts
6/17 – Queens, NY – Forest Hills Stadium

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