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3.55 | 29 ratings | 2 reviews | 38% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 2011

Songs / Tracks Listing

Cd 1

1. Ljós í Stormi (11:35)
2. Fjara (6:39)
3. Ţín Orđ (6:20)
4. Sjúki Skugginn (5:07)
5. Ćra (4:53)
6. Kukl (5:08)

Total Time 39:42

Cd 2

1. Melrakkablús (9:58)
2. Draumfari (3:40)
3. Stinningskaldi (1:15)
4. Stormfari (3:37)
5. Svartir Sandar (8:21)
6. Djákninn (10:51)

Total Time 37:42

Line-up / Musicians

- Svavar Austman / Bass
- Guđmundur Óli Pálmason / Drums
- Sćţór Maríus Sćţórsson / Guitars
- Ađalbjörn Tryggvason / Guitars, Vocals

Releases information

Release Date is October 14th (Europe) October 18th (Usa) by Season of Mist.

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SOLSTAFIR Svartir Sandar ratings distribution

(29 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(38%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(28%)
Good, but non-essential (24%)
Collectors/fans only (7%)
Poor. Only for completionists (3%)

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4 stars This is a great introduction to the Solstafir band. The experimental features within each song is unique and different from the other songs in the album. However, some songs such as "Svartir Sandar" and "Melrakbbus" suffer from extreme repetitiveness that makes you "sigh". Even though the so ... (read more)

Report this review (#1952744) | Posted by Egyptianprog-Fahmy | Saturday, July 28, 2018 | Review Permanlink

2 stars Solstavir is an wave / post-metal band from Iceland. The music is quiet minimalistic with just a few chords and lots of echo. The vocals have a great resemblance with the vocalist of The Cure. Actually the whole band reminds me a lot of the Cure. The rhythms are created mostly by the bass guit ... (read more)

Report this review (#758405) | Posted by the philosopher | Friday, May 25, 2012 | Review Permanlink

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