Sigur Rós To Appear On The Simpsons - May 19, 2013

Brad Bershad

by Brad Bershad

Published May 5, 2013


Sigur Rós has announced that they've contributed music to an episode of the Simpsons and that the members of the band have been animated as Simpsons characters. The date of the televised episode premiere is set for Sunday, May 19th.

The Sigur Rós official website says:

sigur rós have scored part of an upcoming episode of the simpsons. the episode, which will feature new, original music by sigur rós, as well as their take on the simpsons’ theme song, will air on may 19th. in the episode, entitled “the saga of carl,” homer, moe, lenny, and carl team up to buy a winning lottery ticket, but after carl snags the ticket and flees to his home country of iceland, the guys head there in hot pursuit. the band’s music scores homer’s visit to iceland, marking an unprecedented musical collaboration between the show and a band; with this episode, sigur rós have written and performed more original music for the simpsons than any other outside band in the show’s history.

says simpsons creator matt groening, “i’m a longtime fan of sigur rós, and we’re honored to bring their icelandic, ambient moods to our goofy cartoon show.”

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