Krómantík

Sóley. Krómantík

Released by Morr Music
morr 130 cd - CDEP/Digital/10”

Release Dates
Worldwide: Jul 18, 2014


Ever since the release of her debut album We Sink (2011), Sóley Stefánsdóttir, better known as Sóley and member of the band Seabear, has been wowing audiences around the globe, and after a quick parental leave, she’s now back with the next surprise: Instead of presenting another album of sepia-toned pop tunes, the bespectacled multi-instrumentalist from Iceland returns with an EP entitled Krómantík, a short, eerie, cinematic, almost voice-less set of piano tracks she originally composed for various art projects over a longer period of time. read more...





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30.10.2017
Go To Sleep Boy

The latest Soley, Örvar, Sin Fang track 'Go To Sleep Boy' is now up! It's getting towards the end of the year of monthly tracks, to get a sense of the almost-complete project, follow the Spotify playlist

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04.10.2017
Used and Confused

October has begun, which means a new Soley, Örvar, Sin Fang track! This month, take a listen to "Used and Confused" on Spotify or iTunes. To hear all the songs released this year so far, you can follow the Spotify playlist

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All releases by Sóley:

Endless Summer Endless Summer
by Sóley Morr Music
CD/Promo/Digital/LP (Ltd.)/LP/ - May 05, 2017
Grow Grow
by Sóley A Number Of Small Things
Digital - Mar 21, 2017
Never Cry Moon Never Cry Moon
by Sóley A Number Of Small Things
Digital - Feb 14, 2017
Random Haiku Generator Random Haiku Generator
by Sin Fang, Sóley & Örvar Smárason Morr Music
Digital - Jan 27, 2017
Don't Ever Listen Don't Ever Listen
by Sóley Morr Music
10”/Digital - Oct 30, 2015
Ask the Deep Ask the Deep
by Sóley Morr Music
CD/Digital/LP/LP (color)/Promo - May 08, 2015
Krómantík Krómantík
by Sóley Morr Music
CDEP/Digital/Promo/10” - Jul 18, 2014
Pretty Face Pretty Face
by Sóley A Number Of Small Things
Digital - May 15, 2012
We Sink We Sink
by Sóley Morr Music
CD/Promo/2LP/Digital/ - Sep 02, 2011
Theater Island Theater Island
by Sóley Sound Of A Handshake
CDEP/10”/Digital - Mar 26, 2010

Sóley. Krómantík

Morr Music - morr 130 cd

Ever since the release of her debut album We Sink (2011), Sóley Stefánsdóttir, better known as Sóley and member of the band Seabear, has been wowing audiences around the globe, and after a quick parental leave, she’s now back with the next surprise: Instead of presenting another album of sepia-toned pop tunes, the bespectacled multi-instrumentalist from Iceland returns with an EP entitled Krómantík, a short, eerie, cinematic, almost voice-less set of piano tracks she originally composed for various art projects over a longer period of time.
“I always wanted to do a piano album, ever since I was in the art academy,” she explains. “I wrote a lot of music for piano back then, and I had so many long compositions that I included some short piano chapters, which I later realized could actually stand on their own. Some of the pieces on Krómantík were written while studying – and the first track ‘Stiklur’, for example, was originally part of a bigger composition for piano that I wrote. However, in the end I didn’t use that many pieces from school, just because I liked doing new songs, and so a lot of them were written for a bigger art project I worked on during the summer after I finished We Sink.”
Sóley’s take on instrumental piano music is a stunningly bleak and shadowy overture to her sophomore album, which she plans to release in 2015.

Get your gloves out – here’s Krómantík in her own words:
“Krómantík is a piano album that was mostly composed and recorded the summer of 2011. The album includes eight piano songs, some shorter than others. In the night or when it’s cold and rainy outside, sit in a chair in your living room and listen. If you feel like it, move a little.
Imagine a little out-of-tune piano in one corner, then imagine old hands.
Those old hands have a story to tell.
Those hands are almost unreal but it’s hard to tell only by listening. Those hands will play until Krómantík fades into silence and your closed eyes slowly start seeing something much deeper and darker.”

Cat.no.: morr 130 cd
Format: CDEP/Digital/Promo/10”

Tracklisting

1
1. Stiklur
2. Fantasía
3. Falski píanótíminn
4. Kaósmúsík
5. Krómantík
6. Stofuvals
7. Eftirteiti
8. Swing

Release Dates:
Jul 18, 2014 (Worldwide)