Sometimes a band just puts you in a great mood, makes you want to tap your foot, sing along, or rock out – Icelandic band Of Monsters And Men is one of them.
Of Monsters and Men are a six piece indie/folk band from Reykjavik, Iceland that have been gaining attention here in the US. Upbeat, energetic, anthemic, and quite catchy. Don’t take my word for it…just take a listen below.
From their Facebook Page
Of Monsters and Men is an amiable group of day dreamers who craft folkie pop songs. But last year, the normally mild-mannered six pack – who’s releasing their EP, Into the Woods, on December 20 – transformed into total rock stars after stomping out their competition during Músiktilraunir, a yearly battle of the bands in their native Iceland.
“We just kind of…won,” recalls co-singer/guitarist Nanna Bryndís Hilmarsdóttir. “We weren’t expecting it at all. So I said, ‘Everybody come to my place!’” Beer-swilling friends spilled out of her flat. “I was like, ‘Oh fuck, my neighbors aren’t liking me right now.’