Ólafur Arnalds is an extremely talented young artist from Iceland. His music can be described as fragile and emotional neo-classical, a combination classical instrumentation with an ambient aesthetic. This is his debut album, released in 2007. After this, he released one EP ("Variations of Static") and, more recently, he made available a collection of tracks, entitled "Found Songs", as a free download on foundsongs.erasedtapes.com.
From his MySpace page:
“Breaking classical music out of the tweed jacket and loafers and putting it into a t-shirt and trainers…”.
Artist: Ólafur Arnalds
Album: Eulogy for Evolution
Genre: neo-classical, ambient
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