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Hekla releases atmospheric video for new single Enn og Aftur

Hekla
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Icelandic theremin musician Hekla Magnúsdóttir has released an atmospheric video for her brand new single Enn og Aftur which you can watch below.

Enn og Aftur, which translates as Once Again, is taken from Hekla's upcoming album Xiuxiuejar, which will be released through Phantom Lib Records on September 9.

"It was written and recorded in January... and it kind of sounds like a dark January here in Iceland," Hekla says of the new single. "I grew up mostly in Barcelona, but after being so long back in Iceland now I have really come to love the Catalan language. The word Xiuxiuejar felt right for the album. It means to whisper."

 Xiuxiuejar sees Hekla adding cello, her second instrument, to her recorded repertoire. You can view the new album tracklisting and artwork below.

Pre-order Xiuxiuejar.

Hekla

(Image credit: Phantom Limb Records)

Hekla: Xiuxiuejar
1. The Whole
2. Silfurofinn
3. Enn og Aftur
4. Sólin Gekk
5. Akkeri
6. Í Kyrrð
7. Tangarhald
8. Hrakföll 
9. Ris og rof
10. The Hole

Jerry Ewing
Jerry Ewing

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock, as well as sleevenotes for many major record labels. He lives in North London and happily indulges a passion for AC/DC, Chelsea Football Club and Sydney Roosters.