Ásgeir: In The Silence

Art expresses universal themes shaped by a specific environment and individual talent. For the singer-songwriter Ásgeir Trausti, the environment is Iceland, and his music reflects the tension between uncontrollable forces of nature and the human quest for shelter and love. In the songs of his debut album In the Silence (Dýrð í dauðaþögn)—the iTunes Deluxe edition carries Icelandic and English versions of each song—his gentle, ethereal voice and acoustic guitar contrast with the sound and fury of drum, bass and keyboards that echo the natural world. … More Ásgeir: In The Silence