INNI: "Reykjavík Stories" music by Atli Örvarsson


Award winning composer Atli Örvarsson released his new album, Reykjavík Stories, which is available via Spotify, iTunes and Amazon. The 12-track album is a collection of pieces Atli has scored for the Scandinavian indie films ‘In Front of Others’ and ‘The Homecoming’. The touching and moving music tells stories of love, relationships, betrayal, human fallacy and the human condition in general, which happen to take place in Reykjavík.

“There's something uniquely Icelandic about the music, with a tinge of a Mediterranean sound thrown in for good measure. Which is quite fitting as the Icelandic nation, deprived of warmth and sunshine, has always set its gaze towards the exotic south in search of a sunny Utopia.” - Atli Örvarsson

Atli Örvarsson is an Icelandic composer for film and television. He scored the award-winning feature ‘Rams’ (Hrútar), winner of the Un Certain Regard Prize at the Cannes International Film Festival, which featured “a wonderful minimalist score [that] lends a mournful solemnity to the [film]” – The Guardian.
 

Growing up in the small town of Akureyri, Iceland, music was always present for composer Atli Örvarsson. He went on to study at the Berklee College of Music, where he fell in love with the alchemy of writing music for picture. Atli wrote music for the NBC series ‘Chicago Fire’, ‘Chicago PD.’ and ‘Chicago Med.’ In addition to these hit shows, his recent scores include ‘The Hitman’s Bodyguard’, starring Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson, ‘The Edge of Seventeen’, starring Hailee Steinfeld and Woody Harrelson, and the animated feature film ‘Bilal: A New Breed of Hero’, starring Ian McShane.
Jeremy [Six Strings]

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