Hekla is Iceland’s most famous volcano. It is located 150 kilometers east of Reykjavík, approximately 1500 meters above sea level, and 700 meters above the surrounding terrain. In addition Hekla is a musician named Hekla Magnúsdóttir. Icelandic Theremin musician Hekla will release new album Xiuxiuejar in September. No we can listen to the atmospheric song Enn Og Aftur from videomakerEerie Mydriasis, filmed at Snæfellsnes, Iceland .
Track list Xiuxiuejar:
1. The Whole
3. Enn og Aftur
4. Sólin Gekk
6. Í Kyrrð
9. Ris og rof
10. The HoleEnn 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.