4Ever Songs: Sigur Rós “Hoppípolla”

The mainstream popularity of Sigur Rós seems at odds with its sprawling songs, which generally bear only minor resemblances to traditional pop. It’s no wonder that Sigur Rós referred to “Hoppípolla” as “the money song” before it had a name: It’s one of the only songs in the band’s mostly excellent catalog that gives in fully to pop’s pull, and it’s the one that has reached farthest into the mainstream.

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