Kurr

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Kurr
Studio album by Amiina
Released March 21, 2007
Label Bláskjár
Amiina chronology
Animamina
(2004)
Kurr
(2007)
Re Minore
(2009)
Singles from Kurr
  1. "Seoul"
    Released: January 6, 2006 (2006-01-06)
  2. "Hilli (At The Top Of The World)"
    Released: December 17, 2007 (2007-12-17)

Kurr (Icelandic for "Coo") is the debut album by the Icelandic quartet amiina. It was released on March 21, 2007 by their own label, Bláskjár Records, after being preceded by the single "Seoul" in late 2006. The album was partly recorded in Sigur Rós' Sundlaugin studio. Initial distribution of Kurr is being handled through the official Amiina website.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
21st Century Music (8.1/10) [1]
Pitchfork Media (5.8/10) [2]
Prefix (7.5/10) [3]
Rockfeedback 2/5 stars [4]
This Is Fake DIY 2.5/5 stars [5]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Sogg" – 2:50
  2. "Rugla" – 3:59
  3. "Glámur" – 5:50
  4. "Seoul" – 6:56
  5. "Lúpína" – 1:16
  6. "Hilli" – 3:08
  7. "Sexfaldur" – 4:47
  8. "Kolapot" – 4:39
  9. "Saga" – 0:41
  10. "Lóri" – 4:14
  11. "Bláfeldur" – 2:57
  12. "Boga" – 9:10

Personnel[edit]

  • All tracks written and performed by amiina, except:
  • Orri Páll Dýrasondrums
  • Freyja Gunnlaugsdóttir – bass clarinet on "Lóri"
  • Eiríkur Orri Ólafsson, Snorri Sigurðarson – trumpet on "Bláfeldur"
  • Helgi Hrafn Jónsson, Ingi Garðar Erlandsson, Samúel J. Samúelsson – trombone on "Bláfeldur"

References[edit]

  1. ^ "21st Century Music » Amiina - Kurr". 21stcenturymusic.co.uk. 2007-04-03. Archived from the original on 2007-10-08. Retrieved 2012-08-16. 
  2. ^ "Amiina: Kurr | Album Reviews". Pitchfork. 2007-09-13. Retrieved 2012-02-27. 
  3. ^ "Album Review: Amiina - Kurr | Prefix". Prefixmag.com. Retrieved 2012-02-27. 
  4. ^ "Review - Amiina - Kurr (Ever)". RockFeedback. 2010-10-15. Retrieved 2012-02-27. 
  5. ^ "Amiina - Kurr | Album Reviews | DIY". Thisisfakediy.co.uk. Retrieved 2012-02-27.