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morr 150 - CD/Digital/2LP

Release Dates
Worldwide: Jan 19, 2018
USA: Jan 26, 2018


„Team Dreams“ is the collaborative album of Sin Fang, Sóley and Örvar Smárason of múm and FM Belfast. It combines the individual strengths of three acclaimed musicians, blends folk sensibilities with futuristic pop beats. It’s an emotive ocean of sound, melodies and miniature stories that gently washes over you. read more...

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Sin Fang, Sóley & Örvar Smárason: Team Dreams

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08.12.2017
Team Dreams

Sóley, Sin Fang, Örvar Smárason (of múm) embarked on a project in 2017 to release a track a month. Now that it's December, the 12 tracks have formed the record "Team Dreams". It combines the individual strengths of three acclaimed musicians, blends folk sensibilities with futuristic pop beats.

This is easily one of the best albums the three artists have been involved in. Everyone brought their distinct sound: There is Sóley’s ethereal presence, Sin Fangs ability to craft powerful pop anthems and Örvar’s experience with translating emotions into sound. These songs wander between the bonfire intimacy of a piano ballad and slow-paced beats that echo cutting-edge R&B and club productions by artists like Jam City and Kelela.

We are happy to announce that the CD / 2LP is out today exclusively on anost.net, before it gets an official release early 2018.

Initial copies come with a limited poster!

29.11.2017
The Sun Will Go Out

November's track from Soley, Örvar, Sin Fang, "The Sun Will Go Out," is now available via Spotify and iTunes. Their ongoing project this year has been to release a track each month. With this 11th track, the album in the collection is almost complete! Follow the Spotify playlist to hear all the tracks so far. 

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

25.10.2017
New Sóley video

Go and watch Sóley's new video for Úa!

Shows

2017-12-30 Reykjavik (IS)
Sigur Rós Nordur & Nidur Festival
(performing together with Sin Fang & Sóley)
2018-03-08 London (GB)
Bush Hall
(performing together with Sin Fang & Sóley)
2018-03-09 Antwerpen (BE)
Trix
(performing together with Sin Fang & Sóley)
2018-03-10 Utrecht (NL)
Ekko
(performing together with Sin Fang & Sóley)
2018-03-12 Hamburg (DE)
Kampnagel
(performing together with Sin Fang & Sóley)
2018-03-13 Berlin (DE)
Silent Green
(performing together with Sin Fang & Sóley)
2018-03-14 Cologne (DE)
Gebäude 9
(performing together with Sin Fang & Sóley)
2018-03-16 Zurich (CH)
Bogen F
(performing together with Sin Fang & Sóley)
2018-03-17 Munich (DE)
Strom
(performing together with Sin Fang & Sóley)

All releases by Sin Fang, Sóley & Örvar Smárason:

Team Dreams Team Dreams
by Sin Fang, Sóley & Örvar Smárason Morr Music
CD/Digital/2LP/ - Jan 19, 2018
Random Haiku Generator Random Haiku Generator
by Sin Fang, Sóley & Örvar Smárason Morr Music
Digital - Jan 27, 2017

Sin Fang, Sóley & Örvar Smárason. Team Dreams

Morr Music - morr 150

„Team Dreams“ is the collaborative album of Sin Fang, Sóley and Örvar Smárason of múm and FM Belfast. It combines the individual strengths of three acclaimed musicians, blends folk sensibilities with futuristic pop beats. It’s an emotive ocean of sound, melodies and miniature stories that gently washes over you. And it’s easily one of the best albums the three Reykjavík artists have been involved in.

Imagine you commit to writing and releasing a song as fast as possible within a few days. And repeat this routine each month for one year. Doesn’t sound very promising or enjoyable, does it? You would never believe the immense beauty and intriguing shapes of these 12 songs are the result of said silly idea, a fun project basically. „I remember driving to the countryside just after finishing my last album,“ Sin Fang recollects how „Team Dreams“ came about. „My album took a really long time to make and some of the songs on the album were two years old. I thought: Wouldn’t it be fun to write a song and release it the day after? So I talked to Örvar and Sóley and we all agreed to make a song in three days every month.“

The three share quite a history together, as well as with Morr Music. Years ago, Sóley joined Sin Fang’s indie folk band Seabear, before both started out solo and regularly featured on each other’s albums. They were surely inspired by Iceland’s electronica icons múm, co-founded by Örvar Smárason, who already toured together with Seabear in the past. For this record, everyone brought their distinct sound and musical ideas to the table. There is Sóley’s ethereal presence and fantasy-tinged songscapes, Sin Fangs ability to craft powerful pop anthems and Örvar’s experience with translating emotions into heartwarming sound. Songs like „Tennis“ wander between bonfire intimacy and slow-paced beats that echo cutting-edge R&B and club productions by artist like Jam City and Kelela. The album is filled with this kind of calm eclecticism, but also leaves room for the pureness of piano ballads like „Wasted“. It’s almost like you can feel the air around you glowing and vibrating. It is a friendly reminder that quiet might still be the new loud.

Although the album might sound quite seamless, like a well planned affair, it certainly wasn’t for the trio. Sóley says for her it was about freedom and taking a welcome risk: „I thought it was a great idea when Sindri (alias Sin Fang) asked if I wanted to join him and Örvar for a collaboration. I thought the idea of not being stuck to one sound or genre was really interesting. I think differently when I make a song for this project and it has taught me a lot. Making a song just because you have to is a little fun. It might work, or it might not.“ It certainly did. This „monthly dose of subtle mayhem“, as Örvar called the songs, was destined to become a bigger whole.

Cat.no.: morr 150
Format: CD/Digital/2LP/

Tracklisting

1
1. Random Haiku Generator
2. Love Will Leave You Cold
3. Wasted
4. Black Screen
5. Slowly
6. Citrus Light
7. Tennis
8. Space
9. Used And Confused
10. Go To Sleep Boy
11. The Sun Will Go Out
12. Dream Team Party Kids

Release Dates:
Jan 19, 2018 (Worldwide)
Jan 26, 2018 (USA)