Sigur Rós - Valtari: exclusive album stream

Be among the first to hear the new album from Sigur Rós, Valtari, and tell us what you think in the comments below

The title of the sixth studio album from Sigur Rós is Valtari, which in Icelandic means "steamroller", and long-term fans may well be pleased to hear the album marks a new direction for the band.

Bassist Georg Hólm has said the record features "more electronic stuff than before", while according to singer Jónsi Birgisson: "The last two albums are more upbeat. Too joyous, too festive! … It's time for us to take a left turn and do something more experimental. It feels like a new beginning."

Have listen and tell us what you think in the comments thread below.

• Valtari is released by EMI on 28 May. Watch a video for Sigur Ros' Ég Anda by Ragnar Kjartansson.

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