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A beautiful piece of work that is both mysterious and innovative. The distorted dialogue on the final track is so sad it makes me weep. Highly recommended!


The very last song is by far my fave of the album and of his overall! The song deserves so much more recognition that it has received. The soft heartbeat and the computerised voices just pull me out of my body and surround me with this ethereal bliss of poetic sadness. I wish I could only find this in stores.


piano plus strings equals a perfect match.

If you've made it to this page then I need not leave a review for you, you're probably going to buy it because you've heard their other two albums and already know just how epic they are and this music.

For those who dont though, I might suggest you buy Eulogy for Evolution first as a good starting point.

Thanks for the good music friends! cheers!


Born: November 3, 1986 in Mosfellsbaer, Iceland

Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '00s, '10s

Ólafur Arnalds is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, and producer who has released several albums and EPs of neo-classical post-rock on the London-based Erased Tapes label, in addition to scoring several films and television programs. He started out as a drummer for a series of metal bands in his native Iceland. His entry into the neo-classical field was somewhat accidental. After German band Heaven Shall Burn heard some solo demo material, they asked him to provide piano-and-string pieces for their...
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Variations of Static - EP, Ólafur Arnalds
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  • $4.95
  • Genres: Electronic, Music, Classical
  • Released: May 30, 2008

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