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The Sugarcubes

Icelandic alternative rock band

The Sugarcubes

Icelandic alternative rock band
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Biography

The Sugarcubes (Icelandic: Sykurmolarnir) were an Icelandic alternative rock band from Reykjav k formed in 1986 and disbanded in 1992. For most of their career, the band consisted of Bj rk (vocals, keyboards), Einar rn Benediktsson (vocals, trumpet), r Eldon (guitar), Bragi lafsson (bass), Margr t “Magga” rn lfsd ttir (keyboards) and Sigtryggur Baldursson (drums).
The Sugarcubes’ debut album, Life’s Too Good (1988), was an unexpected international success, and produced their signature song “Birthday”. It is credited as the first Icelandic album to have a worldwide impact and influenced Icelandic popular music. Their follow-up album, Here Today, Tomorrow Next Week!, was released 1989 to mixed reviews. Their third and final album, Stick Around for Joy, released in February 1992, was better received and produced the successful singles “Hit” and “Leash Called Love”. Rolling Stone referred to them as “the biggest rock band to emerge from Iceland.” Bj rk would later become an internationally successful solo musician and the bestselling Icelandic musician of all time.

Associated Acts

Bj rk Kukl Purrkur Pillnikk eyr

Genres

Alternative rock post-punk avant-pop avant-rock dream pop

Origin

Reykjav -k, Iceland

Years Active

1986 1992 2006

Name

The Sugarcubes

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