Ásgeir captures stunning Icelandic landscape in brand new video, ‘I Know You Know’


Icelandic singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Ásgeir has shared his music video for “I Know You Know,” taken from his fantastic new album Afterglow. 

Shot near Ásgeir’s hometown in the north of Iceland, directors Baldvin Albertsson and Arnar Helgi Hlynsson explain the inspiration behind the video: Basically our pitch was inspired by Ásgeir’s recent “slow-tv” that aired in Iceland, so we took the idea a step further and made a “slow-music video” about Ásgeir simply having a nice day working in the field. But, as usually happens in creative projects we started getting ideas as we went and together came up with the ending that we thought was really nice.”

 

 

Ásgeir is currently on tour throughout North America, see below for dates including a stop at Austin City Limits Music Festival.
 
Ásgeir’s sophomore album Afterglow leaves behind the folk-tinged acoustics of the singer’s debut album, In The Silence, and dives into melancholic electronica in its purest form. Ásgeir balances icy electronic shades of Bon Iver, James Blake and Anohni with soul, R&B, and gospel influences on these new songs. 

 

Ásgeir On Tour: 
9/15/2017        Salt Lake City, UT       The State Room
9/16/2017        Boulder, CO                Fox Theatre
9/19/2017        Chicago, IL                  Bottom Lounge
9/20/2017        Stoughton, WI             Stoughton Opera House
9/21/2017        Minneapolis, MN         Fine Line Music Café
9/23/2017        Detroit, MI                   Magic Stick
9/24/2017        Toronto, ON                The Great Hall
9/26/2017        Montreal, QC              Corona Theatre
9/27/2017        New York, NY             Irving Plaza
9/29/2017        Cambridge, MA           The Sinclair
10/1/2017        Philadelphia, PA          Union Transfer
10/2/2017        Washington, DC          Sixth & I Historic Synagogue
10/4/2017        Nashville, TN              Mercy Lounge
10/6/2017        Dallas, TX                   Gas Monkey Bar N Grill
10/7/2017        Austin, TX                   Austin City Limits Music Festival