Of Monsters And Men

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中 文 名 兽人乐队 
外 文 名 Of Monsters and Men 
国    家 冰岛 
出道时间 2011年 
性    质 团队 更多>

中 文 名 兽人乐队 
外 文 名 Of Monsters and Men 
国    家 冰岛 
出道时间 2011年 
性    质 团队 
Of Monsters and Men是来自冰岛的独立民谣乐团,由6位团员组成,包含男女主唱。乐队成立于2010年并在同年获得了Músíktilraunir音乐竞赛冠军。
Of Monsters and Men在2010年荣获冰岛音乐竞赛“Músíktilraunir”的冠军头衔,隔年2月签给Record Records唱片公司,9月即在冰岛发行首张专辑《My Head Is an Animal》,大获好评,专辑和主打歌《Little Talks》一发行就冲上排行榜第一名的位置,在美国电台首播以后询问度破表。由于在冰岛的成功还有美国的高人气,Of Monsters and Men之后签给国际知名的Universal唱片公司。先在2011年12月20日发行首张EP《Into the Woods》,收录之前首张专辑中的4首歌曲《Little Talks》,《Six Weeks》, 《Love Love Love》和《From Finner》。在2012年3月展开北美巡回演唱,并于4月3日在美国发行首张专辑《My Head Is an Animal》,比去年在冰岛发行的专辑多了《Mountain Sound》和《Slow and Steady》两首歌曲,另外附赠主打歌《Little Talks》的音乐录影带,让歌迷一次满足,绝对是张值得收藏的好专辑。在2011年,他们发布了首张专辑《My Head Is an Animal》,并在美国公告牌排行榜取得了第六名的成绩。
2012年7月发行单曲《Dirty Paws》,9月发行单曲《Mountain Sound》。
2013年12月发行现场专辑《Live From Vatnagarðar》。
2014年4月发行单曲《The Record Store Day 7"》(未发布)
2015年3月发行单曲《Crystals》,4月发行单曲《I Of The Storm》,5月发行单曲《Empire》和《Hunger》,6月发行录音室专辑《Beneath the Skin》。
Of Monsters and Men is a five-member, English-language, indie folk-pop band from Reykjavík,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. The band won the Músíktilraunir in 2010, an annual battle of the bands competition in Iceland. In 2011, Of Monsters and Men released an EP titled ‘Into the Woods’. The band's 2011 debut album ‘My Head Is an Animal’, reached the No.1 position in Australia, Iceland, Ireland and the U.S. Rock and Alternative Charts, while peaking at No. 6 on the U.S. ‘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 U.S. Alternative Songs.
Of Monsters and Men won the 2013 European Border Breakers Awards.
The band began working on a new album in August 2013. In an interview published on 6 May 2014, Nanna stated that the album was forthcoming, but that the band had not decided on a release date yet. They officially began recording on 3 November 2014. At a listening session in February 2015, the band announced that their yet to be named second studio album would release later in the year. The band posted a teaser video on their site for the album's first single, "Crystals".It was released on 16 March 2015 along with the track list and other details about their upcoming album ‘Beneath the Skin’, set to be released on 8 June. The album and single artwork was created by artist Leif Podhajsky.
In May 2015 the band released dates for a tour to promote the up-coming album. The North American leg of the tour ran from 5 August 2015 to 17 October 2015.
The track "Thousand Eyes" featured heavily in the preseason advertising for the Marvel Netflix series Jessica Jones. The band appeared in a cameo on the episodes "The Door" and "Blood of My Blood" of ‘Game of Thrones’ as stage musicians.
The band is included on Coachella's 2016 line-up. The band performed in Manila, Philippines on May 12, 2016, where the final song was “Yellow Light”.