Rather peculiar sounds from Iceland, Múm have ventured towards another path of experimentation after losing one of its members Kristín Anna Valtýsdóttir (she also appears as one of the twins in Belle And Sebastian's 2000 album art for Fold Your Hands Child, You Walk Like A Peasant). The title of the new piece in three years by Múm, is: Go Go Smear the Poison Ivy, and bizarre but beautiful as their music goes, they smoothly and strikingly integrate orchestral and electronic sounds together in the sense of audacious clatter of noise and childish lullabies. Sounding sometimes like the soundtrack to a video game, it draws the elements of fantasy. Just by noticing the image of the band above, concludes their wide use of instruments, big or small, reflects their music in extending the possibilities and endless venture of music and sound. This album is moving and beguiling in many ways of provoking surrealistic escapades through its experimental and electronic endeavor.
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