|Soundtrack album by miscellaneous|
Cat. No.: Gramm 31
|Producer||Tómas Magnús Tómasson and Kjartan Kjartansson|
Skytturnar is the soundtrack to the Icelandic film directed by Friðrik Þór Friðriksson in 1987. This 12" EP was released through the Gramm-label and was produced by Kjartan Kjartansson and the renowned Tómas Magnús Tómasson.
The soundtrack includes several well known Icelandic artists such as Bubbi & MX-21, Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson and Sykurmolarnir (later known as The Sugarcubes) with the collaboration of Þór Eldon Jónsson (who would later join the band).
The soundtrack EP includes four of the songs used in Skytturnar, there were 14 different pieces of music used in the movie, mostly as coincidental music. The EP has never been reissued and is currently widely unavailable.
|01||Skyttan||5:01||Bubbi & MX-21||-||-|
|02||Inn í Borgina||03:35||Sykurmolarnir||-||-|
- "Drekkin" is an Icelandic version of "Dragon", a song that appeared for the first time on The Sugarcubes’ debut album Life's Too Good in 1987.
- "Skyttan": Bubbi Morthens - music and lyrics.
Bubbi Morthens - vocals. MX-21 (Þorsteinn Magnússon - guitar. Jakob Smári Magnússon - bass. Halldór Lárusson - drums. Tómas Magnús Tómasson - keyboards).
Production: Tómas Magnús Tómasson.
Arrangements: Bubbi & MX-21 / Tómas M. Tómasson.
Recording studio: Sýrland.
- "Drekkin": Þór Eldon Jónsson - guitar & Sykurmolarnir (Björk Guðmundsdóttir - vocals. Einar Örn Benediktsson - vocals. Þór Eldon Jónsson - guitar. Bragi Ólafsson - bass. Friðrik Erlingsson - guitar).
- "Inn í Borgina": Sykurmolarnir.
- "Stemning": Friðrik Erlingsson - guitar.
Sound recording: Þorbjörn Erlingsson and Þorvar Hafsteinsson.
Album design: Friðrik Erlingsson.
- Friðrik Þór Friðriksson at Hollywood.com at Archive.is (archived 2013-01-03)
- Filmography of Friðrik Þór Friðriksson at Yahoo.com
- Official site of Björk - Vocalist of The Sugarcubes.
- Björkish.net - Page about Björk.
- Official site of Sigtryggur Baldursson - Drummer of The Sugarcubes.
- Official Website of Bubbi Morthens
- Page about Bubbi Morthens at Rate Your Music.com
- Page of Jakob Smári Magnússon at MySpace.com
- Page of Þorsteinn Magnússon at MySpace.com
- Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson at the Internet Movie Database
- Page of HÖH at Rate Your Music.com