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untitled #1 (a.k.a. vaka)

3" cover

5" + dvd cover

this single and dvd was released in may 2003, following the october 2002 release of ( ). the single was released in 3 formats: 1) 3" mini-cd; 2) 5" cd with dvd; 3) 10" limited vinyl gatefold sleeve with an artwork stencil. the 3" and 5" cd's contain vaka (track 1 from '( )') and 3 short b-sides. the band had closed their set with tracks 2 and 3 from this single during their spring 2003 tour, calling the two songs "smáskífa" (single) on their setlist. track 2 was originally meant to be a remix of vaka but it turned out into a different song altogether, although you can still hear some remnants of vaka in the track. track 3 features a solo on piano by drummer orri. the dvd accompanying the 5" cd contains the three music videos the band has made thus far: svefn-g-englar, viðrar vel til loftárása and vaka. the menu screen has a video which the band shot of some birds on a wire, with track 4 from the single playing.

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tracklist on 3" and 5" cd

  1. untitled #1 (a.k.a vaka) [6:43 mins]
  2. track 2 [4:38 mins]
  3. track 3 [2:47 mins]
  4. track 4 [4:22 mins]

video tracklist on dvd

  1. svefn-g-englar [9:14 mins]
  2. viðrar vel til loftárása [6:58 mins]
  3. untitled #1 (a.k.a. vaka) [6:38 mins]

 

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