Riceboy Sleeps

Label
EMI UK
Release date
17 Jul 2009
Running length
9 tracks
Running time
67:04

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    Track     Duration Listeners
1 Happiness 9:17 126,572
2 Atlas Song 8:30 60,556
3 Indian Summer 9:05 59,973
4 Stokkseyri 7:08 57,810
5 Boy 1904 5:02 92,111
6 All the Big Trees 5:14 60,567
7 Daníell in the Sea 7:09 78,636
8 Howl 8:24 42,926
9 Sleeping Giant 7:15 43,508

About this album

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“Riceboy Sleeps” is the debut studio album by ambient duo Jónsi & Alex, released on 20 July 2009. The album is an artistic collaboration between Sigur Rós vocalist Jón Þór Birgisson and boyfriend Alex Somers which features acoustic instrumental music alongside a string quartet, Amiina, and the Kópavogsdætur Choir.

The first track of the album, “Happiness”, first appeared on 2009 compilation Dark Was the Night.

Videos exist for “All the Big Trees” and “Daníell in The Sea” which can be found on the duo’s official website, along with the album EPK.

“Boy 1904” is said to feature the last known castrati singer ever recorded.

Track listing:
1. “Happiness” – 9:18
2. “Atlas Song” – 8:30
3. “Indian Summer” – 9:10
4. “Stokkseyri” – 7:08
5. “Boy 1904” – 5:09
6. “All the Big Trees” – 5:51
7. “Daníell in the Sea” – 6:54
8. “Howl” – 8:22
9. “Sleeping Giant” – 6:41

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