Sigur Rós to release Mystery Valtari DVD

By | Published on Tuesday 11 December 2012

Sigur Ros

Sigur Rós are compiling the sixteen videos shot as part of the band’s Valtari Mystery Film Experiment into a DVD. The band gave a number of film-makers the same modest budget and asked them to create “whatever came into their head” when they listened to songs on the recent Sigur Rós album ‘Valtari’. Said the group: “The idea was to bypass the usual artistic approval process and allow people utmost creative freedom”.

XL Recordings promise we’ll all be able to buy the resulting DVD digitally on 5 Feb 2013, or in physical format from 5 Mar 2013. The last sixteenth of the collection is Italian-Canadian filmmaker Floria Sigismondi’s visual spin on ‘Valtari’ tracks ‘Dauðalogn’ and ‘Varúð’, so look at that now: