Rökkurró

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Rökkurró
Origin Reykjavík, Iceland
Years active 2006–present
Labels 12 Tónar (Iceland)
Rallye [1] (Japan)
Inner Ear (Greece)
Associated acts Múm, Ólafur Arnalds
Website www.rokkurro.com
Members Axel Ingi Jónsson
Árni Þór Árnason
Björn 'Bibbi' Pálmi Pálmason
Helga Ragnarsdóttir
Hildur Kristín Stefánsdóttir
Skúli Agnarr Einarsson

Rökkurró is an Icelandic music group founded in 2006 in Reykjavík. After a 4-track EP, they were signed to 12 Tónar label.[1] Their debut album was Það kólnar í kvöld..[2] (meaning "It's Getting Colder Tonight" in Icelandic). It was released in 2007 in Iceland, Europe and Japan to great critical acclaim, followed by a local tour in Iceland and an international tour that included Germany, The Netherlands and Switzerland supporting Ólafur Arnalds. The follow-up album Í Annan Heim[3] (meaning In Another World) was released in 2010. It was produced by Alex Somers.[4] Rökkurró began working on their third studio album, Innra, in 2013, released on October 27th, 2014.

Rökkurró in Reykjavík, 2009

In popular culture[edit]

  • In 2010, they were picked by Clash magazine to appear at the Ja Ja Ja Nordic music showcase.[5]
  • In 2012, their song "Sólin mun skína" was used in the commercial for the Italian dub of the American show Hoarding: Buried Alive.
  • The former bass player of the band, Ingibjörg, now plays in the band Boogie Trouble. [6]

Discography[edit]

  • 2007: Það kólnar í kvöld..
  • 2010: Í Annan Heim
  • 2014: Innra

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