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ÁRSTÍÐIR emerged from the burgeoning Icelandic music scene in 2008 when the band’s three founding members discovered their mutual love for vocal harmonies despite coming from different genres. Daniel, Gunnar and Ragnar quickly went from playing acoustic cover versions to leaving their sonic footprint by amalgamating influences taken from different styles into something unique, which might tentatively be dubbed “Icelandic independent”.

With early lyrical references pointing towards the spectacular nature and scenery of this volcanic island and the sharply contrasting moods of its seasons, the band took the name ÁRSTÍÐIR, which means “seasons” in Icelandic.

The Icelanders published their self-titled debut, ‘Árstíðir’ in summer 2009, and while their home country was reeling from the market crash, the band’s stocks

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