Sigur Rós Portray Hopelessness, Despair, Intense Inebriation in ‘Óveður’ Video
It was shot in a town called Grindavík on the Reykjanes peninsula
As you may remember, Sigur Rós did a thing yesterday: a live, 24-hour “Slow TV” stream featuring new music. We now know that that new music is actually a song called “Óveður,” and today it gets a video helmed by Swedish director Jonas Åkerlund. Shot in a town called Grindavík on the Reykjanes peninsula, the clip features work from Icelandic choreographer Erna Ómarsdóttir, plus cameos from Sigur Rós themselves. In it, a young, possibly homeless woman gets sloshed on a bottle of what looks like vodka before visiting a bar where the patrons are acting a little, shall we say, Caligula-esque. Watch below.