Halldór Laxness (album)


Halldór Laxness (album)

Infobox Album | Name = Halldór Laxness
Type = Album
Artist = Mínus


Released = June 17, 2003
Recorded = Studíó Sýrland, Reykjavík, Iceland
Genre = Alternative rock
Length = 43:41
Label = Victory Records
Producer = Ken Thomas, Curver and Mínus
| Last album = Jesus Christ Bobby (2000)
This album = "Halldór Laxness" (2003)
Next album =

"Halldór Laxness" is an album released by the Icelandic group Mínus. It was recorded and mixed in Studio Sýrland, Iceland, by Ken Thomas and Curver in February and March 2003 except "Last leaf upon the tree", it was mixed at Tími and produced by Curver.

Track listing

All songs by Mínus, except "Last leaf upon the tree", vocals and lyrics by Katiejane Garside and music by Mínus.
#"Boys Of winter" – 3:53
#"Who's Hobo" – 3:27 (re-release: 3:28)
#"Romatic Exorcism" - 3:20
#"Angel In Disguise" – 3:09 (re-release: 3:10)
#"Flophouse Nightmares" – 2:49 (re-release: 2:47)
#"Here Comes The Night" – 3:33
#"The Long Face" – 4:32
#"My name Is Cocaine" – 3:59
#"The Ravers" – 2:05
#"I Go Vertigo" – 3:11 (re-release: 3:12)
#"Insomniac" – 4:08 (re-release: 4:07)
#"Last Leaf Upon The Tree" – 5:24 (re-release: 5:28)

The 2004 reissue came with different cover (yellow with the band) and the four videos for "Angel In Disguise", "Flophouse Nightmares", "Romantic Exorcism" and "Insomniac".

Personnel

*Krummi - Vocals
*Frosti - Guitar
*Bjarni - Guitar
*Bjössi - Drums
*Johnny - Bass

Reviews

*Metal Hammer: "every track is strong - 4/5"
*The Independent: "They might just be the rock 'n roll band the world has been waiting for"
*5K- "Kerrang!" live review: "Minus are a welcome blast of March- fresh air, their maelstrom of thrash guitars and magisterially tortured vocals enough to leave cheeks burning and throats gasping for breath an icicle sharp album"


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