My roommate purchased this album for me and I love it. Now that we’re building the collection up ourselves, I find myself putting a lot of thought into what I want vs. what I NEED vs. what’s just a trend. We don’t know how this particular album will hold up over time, but it works in the collection since it was a hit for a while. It will always be in my heart most importantly as Little Talks has become one of “our songs” between me and the roomie.
Of Monsters and Men is a six-piece, English-language, indie folk/pop band from Iceland, formed in 2010. The members are lead singer/guitarist Nanna Bryndís Hilmarsdóttir, co-singer/guitarist Ragnar “Raggi” Þórhallsson, guitarist Brynjar Leifsson, drummer Arnar Rósenkranz Hilmarsson and bassist Kristján Páll Kristjánsson.
In 2011, Of Monsters and Men released an EP titled Into the Woods. The band’s debut album My Head Is an Animal (2011), reached the No.1 position in Australia, Iceland, Ireland and the US Rock and Alternative Charts, while peaking at No. 6 on the US Billboard 200 album chart, No. 3 in the UK, and Top 20 of most European charts and Canada. Its lead single “Little Talks” was an international success, reaching the Top 10 in most music charts in Europe, including No.1 in Ireland and Iceland, and No. 1 on US Alternative Songs.
My Head Is an Animal
King and Lionheart
Slow and Steady
Love Love Love