The Russian audience knows the Icelandic singer and composer Hogni Egilsson as the frontman of the famous GusGus band, whose voice can be heard on the group’s most popular albums Arabian Horse (2011) and Mexico (2014). In his native Iceland, Hogni Egilsson is one of the country’s most popular contemporary singers and composers, whose music is equally beloved by audiophiles and mass audiences. He is the keyboard player and frontman of the indie rock band Hjatalín, whose debut album Sleepdrunk Seasons (2007) immediately made him famous. The band’s second record, Terminal (2009), was an even greater hit, winning “Album of the Year” at the Icelandic Music Awards. After joining GusGus in 2011, Hogni Egilsson recorded two albums with the band, and toured all around Europe and North America. The Icelandic composer and producer also composed musical scores for several stage productions, TV series and films, including the soundtrack to the short feature film Vikingar (2013), which won the Golden Rail prize at Cannes and was nominated for the Discovery Prize.
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