The enigmatic Icelanders of Árstíðir are pleased to announce that they have won the “Best Group” category for the song “Þar sem enginn fer” for the 17th annual IAMAs (International Acoustic Music Awards)! The song was also nominated in the Best Song in the AAA/Alternative category. A full list of winners can be found HERE.
Árstíðir comments on the win:
“We are extremely happy to announce that we’ve just won First Prize at the 17th Annual IAMA (International Acoustic Music Awards) ! This distinguished award, which promotes excellence in Acoustic Music Performance and Artistry, chose our song ‘Þar sem enginn fer’ as the winner in the category for Best Group.
This is a huge honor for us, since for years we’ve been passionate about creating moving songs and intricate arrangements with the acoustic guitar as the focal point, and we felt pretty good about ourselves when we wrote and arranged ‘Þar sem enginn fer.’
Receiving this award and this recognition from IAMA tells us that we’re on the right path and it will inspire us to keep picking away for many more years to come! We are super happy and deeply grateful!
– Daniel, Gunnar & Ragnar”
Last year, Árstíðir was also among the year’s most exceptional artists and releases honored by The 18th annual Independent Music Awards! The band’s single “Entangled” was awarded “Music Video of the Year” in the category for Best Narrative. The video can be seen HERE.
The band also scored the Independent Music Award for 2018’s ‘Nivalis’ in the Indie/Alt. Rock Album category! ‘Nivalis’ was released on June 22, 2018 via Season of Mist and can be streamed in full at THIS LOCATION. The album can be purchased HERE.
Moreover, the band has recently streamed their winter concert, which can be seen HERE.
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Daniel Auðunsson: guitar, vocals
Gunnar Már Jakobsson: baritone guitar, vocals
Ragnar Ólafsson: keyboards, vocals
Press release courtesy of Season of Mist