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Are Jonsi and Alex still together?

Are Jonsi and Alex still together?

“Being in a band is weird,” he says carefully. “It’s like a really drawn-out marriage. The uncertainty around the band and his separation from his partner of 16 years, Alex Somers (they broke up “six months ago …

How old is Jonsi?

46 years (April 23, 1975)

What genre is Jonsi?


What does Sigur Ros mean in Icelandic?

Victory Rose
The band’s name means Victory Rose. They took their name from Jónsi’s younger sister Sigurrós, who was born a few days before the band was formed.

Is Sigur Ros broken up?

Sigur Rós members Jónsi and Georg Hólm announced on Monday (Oct. 1) that the long-running Icelandic band has split with drummer Orri Páll Dýrason following recent sexual assault allegations.

Did Sigur Ros create their own language?

hopelandic (vonlenska in icelandic) is the ‘invented language’ in which jónsi sings before lyrics are written to the vocals. it’s of course not an actual language by definition (no vocabulary, grammar, etc.), it’s rather a form of gibberish vocals that fits to the music and acts as another instrument.

When did Jonsi and Alex meet?

Jónsi & Alex have been making music together since 2003 when they first met in Boston, USA.

Is Jonsi single?

He is openly gay. Apart from Sigur Rós, Jónsi also performs together with his ex-partner Alex Somers as an art collaboration called Jónsi & Alex. The two also released the album Riceboy Sleeps, in July 2009. They announced their separation in 2019, after having been together for 16 years.

What happened to Sigur Rós?

The band – Georg “Goggi” Holm, Kjartan “Kjarri” Sveinsson, Orri Páll Dýrason and frontman Jónsi Birgisson – were indicted on tax evasion charges in 2019 by Iceland’s directorate of Internal Revenue after an investigation that began back in 2016. …

Is Sigur Rós in Game of Thrones?

Icelandic band Sigur Rós made an appearance on Game of Thrones as minstrels at the wedding of Joffrey Baratheon. Icelandic band Sigur Rós made an appearance on Game of Thrones as minstrels at the wedding of Joffrey Baratheon. “The Rains of Castamere” is a recurring song in HBO’s Game of Thrones.

Is Sigur Rós popular in Iceland?

Sigur Ros is probably the most famous band in Iceland. The band is not very new to the scene, as they have been active together for over 20 years. The band has invented their own language that is prevalent in many of their songs.