með suð í eyrum við spilum endalaust reviews
- all music guide ****
"for the first time the band sounds grounded and stripped down"
- the guardian
"how many times can one band climb ethereally to a crescendo?"
- the independent
"their fifth album, to the horror of some of their adoring fans, actually contains a few melodies which one might tentatively describe as pop tunes."
- music omh ****1/2
"this is another wondrous album from a band at the height of their considerable powers"
- nme rating: 6/10
"this album has moments to rival their best work"
- the observer *****
"a beautiful collection that blows sigur ros beyond the place they come from, geographically and musically"
- the onion a.v. club rating: a
"sigur ros make perfect music ó they're just doing it a little differently"
- pitchfork rating: 7.5/10
"they deliver plenty of moments where they sound more spirited, looser, almost playful"
- q magazine ****
"the beautiful, melodically pure soundscapes that have hitherto defined sigur rós are still in evidence"
- rolling stone ****
"the band achieves a new unity in variety here, winding from near-glam romp and fireside-folk warmth to slow-climb grandeur"
- slant magazine rating: 3.5/5
"sigur růs's music, radio-friendly or not, feels like a beatific vision"
- the telegraph
"poppy energy crackles on through much of this collection"
- time out ****
"itís highly likely this album will win the růs new fans and reinvigorate old ones"
- the times ****
"it has the urgency and raw beauty of something made in a hurry, with love, self-belief and zeal. it is wonderful."
- uncut ***
"sigur růs play too safe when they clearly have much more to offer than misty-eyed celtic abstraction"
"meū suū is clearly a summertime album"
með suð í eyrum við spilum endalaust feature articles
- q magazine seven page feature on the making of the album. (june 2008)
- new york times feature with interviews and backstage material from the new york concert (june 2008)