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jónsi wins the inaugural nordic music prize

Friday, February 18th, 2011

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 for the video