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By now you should be getting into The List’s latest free covermount CD, Bar Frikki: The Sessions, a taste of , Icelandic music. It features six of

- Iceland’s coolest artists and over 15 minutes of enhanced footage including the recent Tennent’s Lager advert set in Iceland, as well as Icelandair’s own visitors’ guide to this amazing country. For our own in-depth look at everything from the Blue Lagoon to the rock scene see our travel special on page 114.

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Who? Emiliana Torrini

What? ‘To Be Free’

Why? Sophisticated, heavy-lidded electronic pop from the woman responsible for writing and producing Kylie’s number one single ‘Slow’.

Where? From the album Love in the Time of Science Website?

Who? Sigur Ros

What? ‘Untitled No 4’

Why? Their music is strange, beautiful, calming, otherworldly and oddly uplifting. Hell, that’s not unlike the country they hail from really.

Where? From the album ()


Who? Ske

What? ‘Stuff’

Why? Like Gus Gus and Sugarcubes before them, their Io-fi prog pop explorations are to be savoured. Where? From the album Life, Death, Happiness and

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Who? Singapore Sling

What? ‘Nuthin’ Ain't Bad’

Why? Invoking the spirit of the Jesus and Mary Chain, it’s just like if Black Rebel Motorcycle Club came from Iceland and had good songs.

Where? From the album The Curse of Singapore Sling Website?

Who? Leaves

What? ‘Breathe'

Why? Big, epic and classic. with languid grandeur and effervescence. In sync with the likes of Kings of Convenince but very much on a cloud of their own. Where? From the album Breathe


Who? Minus What? ‘Who’s Hobo’

, 1. Why? Not all Icelanders are easy going strummers y’know. Minus are the country’s foremost rock outfit,

unafraid to cut loose with a bit of muscular riffage. Where? From the album Halidr Laxness Website?

a trip for two to Iceland

If our free CD has whet your appetite for all things Icelandic then enter our competition to win a trip for two to Reykjavik, Iceland’s capital city. The nice folks at lcelandair are giving one lucky List reader the chance to sample the delights of this amazing country by supplying return flights and hotel for three nights, as well as a horse riding and Blue Lagoon day tour while you are there.

To enter, just tell us:

What is Icelandair’s website address?

Answers on an email to ‘ICELAND’ to or on a postcard to The List, 14 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 11’E no later than 5 March 2004. Please include daytime telephone number and postal address.

TERMS 8. CONDITIONS: Entrants must be over 18 years of age and hold a valid passport. Prize must be taken by 31 May 2004 (excluding Easter) or between 01 Oct—14 Dec 2004 inclusive. Flights are from Glasgow. Prize includes return transfers.

Hotel will be a minimum three star with private facilities and includes breakfast. No cash alternative is offered. Passengers are requured to pay airport tax of £37 per person. Usual List rules apply.

If you don't want to receive exciting news and offers from lcelandair. please state ‘no' on your entry.


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