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below are the translations of song titles from the band's four lp's. (since von brigði is a remix album of von, it contains the same lyrics as von.)

click song titles for lyric translations, where available.


meğ suğ í eyrum viğ spilum endalaust (with a buzz in our ears we play endlessly)

  1. gobbledigook gobbledigook
  2. inní mér syngur vitleysingur within me a lunatic sings
  3. góðan daginn good morning
  4. við spilum endalaust we play endlessly
  5. festival festival
  6. með suð í eyrum with a buzz in our ears
  7. ára bátur row boat
  8. illgresi weeds
  9. fljótavík (place in iceland)
  10. straumnes (place in iceland)
  11. all alright

takk... (thanks...)

  1. takk thanks
  2. glósóli glowing sole
  3. hoppípolla hopping into puddles
  4. með blóðnasir i have a nosebleed
  5. sé lest i see a train
  6. sæglópur lost at sea
  7. mílanó milan [no lyrics - hopelandic]
  8. gonggong [no lyrics - hopelandic]
  9. andvari zephyr [no lyrics - hopelandic]
  10. svo hljótt so quietly
  11. heysátan the haystack
more takk... lyrics coming soon (hopefully)

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this album contains no lyrics. read the faq for more info.


ágætis byrjun (a good beginning)

  1. intro [no lyrics]
  2. svefn-g-englar sleepwalkers [englar = angels]
  3. starálfur staring elf
  4. flugufrelsarinn the fly's savior
  5. ný batterí new batteries
  6. hjartað hamast (bamm bamm bamm) the heart pounds (boom boom boom)
  7. viðrar vel til loftárása good weather for airstrikes
  8. olsen olsen [no lyrics - hopelandic]
  9. ágætis byrjun a good beginning
  10. avalon [no lyrics]

von (hope)

  1. sigur rós [no lyrics]
  2. dögun dawn [no lyrics]
  3. hún jörð mother earth
  4. leit að lífi search for life [no lyrics]
  5. myrkur darkness
  6. 18 sekúndur fyrir sólarupprás 18 seconds before sunrise [no lyrics]
  7. hafssól the sun's sea
  8. veröld ný og óð a world, new and crazed [no lyrics]
  9. von hope [hopelandic]
  10. mistur mist [no lyrics]
  11. syndir guðs (opinberun frelsarans) sins of god (revelation of the savior)
  12. rukrym ssenkrad [no lyrics]

further translations

  • vonbrigði disappointment
  • popplagið the pop song
  • dauðalagið the death song
  • lagið í gær the song from yesterday
  • nýja lagið the new song
  • rokklagið the rock song
  • orralagið orri's song
  • vaka [the name of orri's daughter]
  • salka [the name of georg's stepdaughter]
  • fyrsta first
  • samskeyti extension
  • njósnavélin the spy machine
  • dánarfregnir og jarðarfarir death announcements and funeral arrangements
  • fljúgðu fly

"ég gaf ykkur von sem varð að vonbrigðum.. þetta er ágætis byrjun"
= "i gave you hope that became a disappointment.. this is a good beginning"

 

"það besta sem guð hefur skapağ er nır dagur"
= "the best thing god has created is a new day"