Icelandic singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Ásgeir has shared the title track from his forthcoming sophomore album Afterglow, available for pre-order now and set to be released May 5 on One Little Indian/Columbia Records. “Afterglow” is the album’s lead track, opening with twinkling keys as soft electronic beats slowly begin to break through. Ásgeir’s rattling hums launch into his signature falsetto as he sings lyrics written by his 75-year-old father, renowned poet Einar Georg Einarsson. Listen to “Afterglow” today: https://youtu.be/GNGC1MbwtPA.
Earlier this week, Ásgeir shared the music video for album track “Stardust,” which Nowness called “a filmic trip back to the golden age of entertainment.” Directed by Hördur Freyr Brynjarsson, the video features “a dose of 1950s nostalgia, complete with synchronized swimming.” Watch here: http://smarturl.it/StardustVid.