earlier today it was announced that ‘go’ by jónsi was winner of the inaugural nordic music prize for the “best album of 2010”. some comments by the jury included;
“It’s original, unique, it couldn’t have been made anywhere else. It’s art.” – Laurence Bell
“Jónsi really sounds icelandic, Sounds true, inspirational, it has passion. It ticks all the boxes. It’s powerful music!” – Jeannette Lee
you can read more about the prize and the full comments from the jury at the nordic music website.
update: here you can see the announcement and the acceptance speech:
thanks to http://millimedia.no/ for the video