2017 in Icelandic Music
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2017 in Icelandic Music

The following is a list of notable events and releases of the year 2017 in Icelandic music.

Events

January

February

  • 25 - The first Semi-final of the Söngvakeppnin, Eurovishen Song contest of Iceland.

March

  • 4 - The second Semi-final of the Söngvakeppnin, Eurovishen Song contest of Iceland.
  • 11

April

  • 13 - The Aldrei fór ég suður festival start in Ísafjörður (March 13 - 16).[2]

May

June

  • 16 - The Secret Solstice festival started in Reykjavík (June 16 - 18).[3]

July

August

  • 2
    • Björk announces her then-unnamed new album Utopia on social media.[5][6] In an interview with Dazed and Confused magazine, she states that It's about that search (for utopia) - and about being in love. Spending time with a person you enjoy is when the dream becomes real.[7]

September

October

November

December

Albums released

January

Day Album Artist Label Notes Ref.
10 Ivory Stone / Hof Misþyrming & Sinmara Terratur Possessions 10" EP [9]
20 Music to Draw to: Satellite Kid Koala featuring Emiliana Torrini Kid Koala Productions [10]

May

Day Album Artist Label Notes Ref.
8 Endless Summer Sóley Morr Music [11]
26 Berdreyminn Sólstafir Season Of Mist [12]
Slør Eivør Pálsdóttir A&G Records English version [13][14]

July

Day Album Artist Label Notes Ref.
14 Kinder Versions Mammút Record Records [15]

November

Day Album Artist Label Notes Ref.
24 Utopia Björk One Little Indian [16]

Deaths

February

See also

References

  1. ^ "Iceland: Twelve acts of Söngvakeppnin 2017 announced and released". esctoday. Retrieved 2017.
  2. ^ "Aldrei fór ég Suður!". Aldrei.is. Retrieved .
  3. ^ "Secret Solstice 2017". Festicket.com. Retrieved .
  4. ^ "The Folk Music Festival of Siglufjordur". FolkMusik.is. Retrieved .
  5. ^ Strauss, Matthew (2017-08-02). "Björk Says New Album Is "Coming Out Very Soon"". Pitchfork.com. Retrieved .
  6. ^ "Bjork releasing new album "very soon"". BrooklynVegan.com. 2017-08-02. Retrieved .
  7. ^ Bulut, Selim (2017-08-02). "Björk: 'My new album is coming out very soon'". Dazeddigital.com. Retrieved .
  8. ^ "2017 Iceland Airwaves Nov 1-5". Iceland Airwaves. Retrieved .
  9. ^ "IMHA TARIKAT 12?MLP + SINMARA/MISTHYRMING 10?MLP VINYL OUT NOW!!!!! | Terratur Possessions". terraturpossessions.com. Retrieved .
  10. ^ Jayasuriya, Mehan (2017-01-18). "Kid Koala / Emiliana Torrini - Music to Draw to: Satellite". The Pitchfork Review. Retrieved .
  11. ^ "Endless Summer by Soley on Apple Music". ITunes.apple.com. Retrieved .
  12. ^ "Sólstafir - Announce New Album Details". Metalstorm.net. 2017-02-23. Retrieved .
  13. ^ Mardles, Paul (2017-05-28). "Eivør: Slør review - pleasant but faceless". The Guardian.
  14. ^ "Eivør* - Slør". Discogs.com. Retrieved .
  15. ^ "Mammút - Kinder Versions". Discogs.com. Retrieved .
  16. ^ Wicks, Amanda; Monroe, Jazz (October 31, 2017). "Björk Reveals New Album Release Date, Stunning Cover". Pitchfork. Retrieved 2017.
  17. ^ "Andlát: Jórunn Viðar tónskáld" (in Icelandic). MBL.is. 2017-02-28. Retrieved .

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