Finally We Are No One

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Finally We Are No One
Finally We Are No One.jpg
Studio album by múm
Released 20 May 2002
Genre Electronic
Length 56:14
Label FatCat
Producer múm, Valgeir Sigurðsson
múm chronology
Yesterday Was Dramatic - Today Is OK
(2000)
Finally We Are No One
(2002)
Summer Make Good
(2004)
Icelandic limited edition cover
Múm - Loksins Erum Við Engin.jpg
Singles from Finally We Are No One
  1. "Green Grass of Tunnel"
    Released: 29 April 2002
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]
Alternative Press 9/10[2]
NME 7/10[3]
Pitchfork Media 7.5/10[4]
Q 4/5 stars[5]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars[6]

Finally We Are No One is an album by the Icelandic group múm. It was released on the FatCat label on 20 May 2002. The album was preceded by the release of the single Green Grass of Tunnel on 29 April 2002.

In Iceland, Smekkleysa released a limited edition of the album, Loksins Erum Við Engin, with lyrics in Icelandic.

The group created the album while working in a lighthouse, recording it subsequently in a studio. The lighthouse proved influential in the creation of the songs, as reflected in the lyrics.[7]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Sleep/Swim" 0:50
2. "Green Grass of Tunnel" 4:51
3. "We Have a Map of the Piano" 5:19
4. "Don't Be Afraid, You Have Just Got Your Eyes Closed" 5:43
5. "Behind Two Hills,,,,a Swimmingpool" 1:08
6. "K/Half Noise" 8:41
7. "Now There's That Fear Again" 3:56
8. "Faraway Swimmingpool" 2:55
9. "I Can't Feel My Hand Any More, It's Alright, Sleep Still" 5:40
10. "Finally We Are No One" 5:07
11. "The Land Between Solar Systems" 11:58

Additional musicians[edit]

  • Samuli Kosminen from the Finnish group Edea — drums and percussion on multiple tracks.
  • Orri - organ crackles.
  • Eiríkur Orri Ólafsson – trumpet.
  • Helga Þóra Björgvinsdóttir, Ingrid Karlsdóttir, Anna Hugadóttir – violins and violas on tracks 9.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bush, John. "Finally We Are No One – Múm". AllMusic. Retrieved April 6, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Múm: Finally We Are No One". Alternative Press (169): 77. August 2002. 
  3. ^ "Múm: Finally We Are No One". NME: 32. May 25, 2002. 
  4. ^ Richardson, Mark (May 20, 2002). "Múm: Finally We Are No One". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved April 6, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Múm: Finally We Are No One". Q (191): 120. June 2002. 
  6. ^ "Múm: Finally We Are No One". Rolling Stone: 82. May 23, 2002. 
  7. ^ "MÚM Interview". themilkfactory. March 2004. Retrieved 22 January 2009. 

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