múm: Smilewound now pre-released w/ extra 7inch!
múm release their 6th album 'Smilewound', that really marks a new step of Icelands finest electronic pop band, which sounds more focussed than ever. múm – this goes for the music as well as for the line-up - is in a state of constant change: For 'Smilewound', the charismatic singer and former band member Gyða Valtýsdóttir has returned to the band. Sparser in sound than many of its predecessors, 'Smilewound' is an airy, relaxed record, that will make you smile often – despite the heavenly voices singing about violence in one form or another in most songs. On 'Smilewound' múm's capability to build playful electronic sound-ornaments around simple melodies is in full bloom!
Officially the album is out next Friday, but it will be shipped from today on via anost.net – and only at anost: with every LP comes a strictly limited 7inch (100 copies only!) called 'Mystery', that contains five exclusive instrumental pieces! (The LP comes in deluxe gatefold cover and includes the mp3 version of the album.)
múm will start touring this month (presented by De:Bug) & their very special guest is going be no other than Sin Fang - who will perform a 'one-man-show' (stating, he trusts in the help of 'some robots and holy ghosts').
Sep 2, 2013