Concert Reviews

Sigur Rós at 1STBANK Center, 4/06/13


SIGUR ROS @ 1STBANK CENTER | 4/6/13

Sigur Rós could have ended the night on any of the expected high points from its various albums, but it opted to go out with "Popplagið," the finale of its 2002 album ( ). That song could almost be a show in itself at close to fifteen minutes in length, starting with a melodic, drifty, meditative passage shot through with those electrifying, distorted, bowed guitar lines to give the whole a heightened emotional impact.

See also: - Slideshow: Sigur Rós at 1STBANK Center, 4/6/13 - Review: Sigur Rós at Red Rocks, 9/30/08 - Q&A with Georg Holm from Sigur Rós

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Tom Murphy is a writer, visual artist and musician from Aurora, Colorado. He was a prolific music writer for Westword and a documenter of the Denver music scene.