has hit it huge in his home country of Iceland. After putting out the fastest selling album in Icelandic history and winning the Icelandic Music Award, Columbia records has snatched up the Nordic singer-songwriter and released an English translation of his award winning album, titled In The Silence
His single "King and Cross" displays his smooth falsetto over just the right mix of folk, funk, and soft-synth to create a captivating, yet understated weirdness. With his North American tour scheduled to begin October 3rd at the Bowery Ballroom in New York, he is rapidly on his way to worldwide notoriety.
Here's a taste of what we have to look forward to at his shows: