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Ágætis Byrjun - A Good Beginning (20th Anniversary Edition)

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In 1999 the band released Ágætis Byrjun (‘A Good Start’), Q magazine deemed Ágætis Byrjun ‘the last great record of the 20th century’. By the end of the year, it had won the inaugural US Shortlist Prize for Artistic Achievement in Music.

This year celebrates the 20th Anniversary of Ágætis Byr-jun, and the band expand their breakthrough album with demo and archive versions of songs from the album, plus never-before-heard newly unearthed material from the time, rare b-sides and the full 95 minute concert played in Reykjavík on the day the record was released.

TRACK LISTING

VINYL TRACKLISTING | Original Album | Vinyl
SIDE A
1. Intro
2. Svefn-g-englar
3. Starálfur
SIDE B
4. Flugufrelsarinn
5. Ný Batterí
SIDE C
6. Hjartað Hamast (bamm Bamm Bamm)
7. Viðrar Vel Til Loftárása
SIDE D
8. Olsen Olsen
9. Ágaetis Byrjun
10. Avalon

TRACKLISTING | Demos & Rarities (on Digital Down-load Insert)
1. Svefn-g-englar (Live At Popp í Reykjavík, 1998)
2. Starálfur (Original Speed Version)
3. Flugufrelsarinn (1998 Demo)
4. Ný Batteri (Instrumental)
5. Hjartað Hamast (bamm Bamm Bamm) (1995 Demo)
6. Viðrar Vel Til Loftárása (Al-ternative Ending)
7. Olsen Olsen (1998 Demo)
8. Ágaetis Byrjun (1998 Demo)
9. Song 1 (Demo)
10. Song 2 (Demo)
11. Song 3 (Demo)
12. Debata Mandire (Live At Laugardashöll, 1999)
13. Rafmagnið Búið (From Ný Batterí EP, 2000)

TRACKLISTING | Live At Íslenska Óperan (on Digital Download Insert)
1. Intro (Live At Íslenska Óperan, 1999)
2. Von (Live At Íslenska Óperan, 1999)
3. Syndir Guðs (Live At Íslen-ska Óperan, 1999)
4. Flugufrelsarinn (Live At Íslenska Óperan, 1999)
5. Olsen Olsen (Live At Íslen-ska Óperan, 1999)
6. Ágaetis Byrjun (Live At Íslenska Óperan, 1999)
7. Viðrar Vel Til Loftárása (Live At Íslenska Óperan, 1999)
8. Svefn-g-englar (Live At Íslenska Óperan, 1999)
9. Ný Batterí (Live At Íslenska Óperan, 1999)
10. Nýja Lagið (Live At Íslenska Óperan, 1999)
11. Hafsól - (Live At Íslen-ska Óperan, 1999)

CD TRACKLISTING
CD1 | TRACKLISTING | Original Album
1. Svefn-g-englar
2. Starálfur
3. Flugufrelsarinn
4. Ný Batterí
5. Hjartað Hamast (bamm Bamm Bamm)
6. Viðrar Vel Til Loftárása
7. Olsen Olsen
8. Ágætis Byrjun
9. Avalon

CD2 | TRACKLISTING | Live At Íslenska Óperan
1. Intro (Live At Íslenska Óperan, 1999)
2. Von (Live At Íslenska Óperan, 1999)
3. Syndir Guðs (Live At Íslenska Óperan, 1999)
4. Flugufrelsarinn (Live At Íslenska Óperan, 1999)
5. Olsen Olsen (Live At Íslenska Óperan, 1999)
6. Ágaetis Byrjun (Live At Íslenska Óperan, 1999)
7. Viðrar Vel Til Loftárása (Live At Íslenska Óperan, 1999)
8. Svefn-g-englar (Live At Íslenska Óperan, 1999).

CD3 | TRACKLISTING | Live At Íslenska Óperan & Rarities
1. Ný Batterí (Live At Íslenska Óperan, 1999)
2. Hafsól - (Live At Íslenska Óperan, 1999)
3. Nýja Lagið (Live At Íslenska Óperan, 1999)
4. Song 1 (Demo)
5. Song 2 (Demo)
6. Song 3 (Demo)
7. Debata Mandire (Live At Laugardashöll, 1999)
8. Rafmagnið Búið (From Ný Batterí EP, 2000)

CD4 | TRACKLISTING | Rarities
1. Svefn-g-englar (Live At Popp í Reykjavík, 1998)
2. Starálfur (Original Speed Version)
3. Flugufrelsarinn (1998 Demo)
4. Ný Batteri (Instrumental)
5. Hjartað Hamast (bamm Bamm Bamm) (1995 Demo)
6. Viðrar Vel Til Loftárása (Alternative Ending)
7. Olsen Olsen (1998 Demo)
8. Ágaetis Byrjun (1998 Demo) 

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