Sólstafir - Fjara (Official Video) Official Video from the "Svartir Sandar" album (2011). Directed by Bowen Staines @ Don't Panic Films. Subscribe : https://www.youtube.com/user/seasonofmistlabel?sub_confirmation=1 Online shop : http://shop.season-of-mist.com/
From directors Bowen Staines (www.dontpaniciceland.com) & Gunnar B. Guðbjörnsson, comes a new project for Iceland's masters of psychedelic metal, Sólstafir. The video is for the song, "Fjara", off Sólstafir's chart-topping double album, "Svartir Sandar". The conceptualization for the video began back in July of 2011, and started production in late-September. The story follows a young woman who bears a difficult and woeful burden, obsessively dragging behind her a large, timber coffin. Her intentions are uncertain, as she encounters Four Spirits along the way - the Earth, the Desert, the Enlightened, and the Devoted - like lighthouses guiding her path. The ultimate purpose of her journey is slowly revealed through her encounters with these Spirits. The lead role was gladly given to Rebekka Kolbeinsdóttir, an exceptionally talented actress and versatile musician. Rebekka's enthusiasm and commitment to the project was immediately evident, and there is no doubt that "Fjara" would be a completely different video had she not been involved. Wearing a thin wedding dress in the middle of November, barefooted, pulling a coffin nearly twice one's weight through the Icelandic wilderness is not an easy task. The original intent was to have the video shot and completed before "Svartir Sandar" was released on October 14th, but due to increasing complexity of the latter scenes, the considerable time needed for postproduction, and some of the most awful, unpleasant weather so far that month, "Fjara" was not completed until the beginning of January. Thankfully, we had the privilege of working with the extremely enthusiastic members of Sólstafir, who always stayed several steps ahead to insure production went smoothly. Kolla Jónsdóttir generously lent her time and expertise in designing the costumes and doing make-up, and Jakob Veigar Sigurðsson assisted in finding great locations and making sure the team had places to stay. Shooting wrapped at the end of November, on a particularly memorable and unusual Sunday morning. With only the last shot remaining, the crew arrived at the Skógafoss waterfall at sunrise. Over the course of the next hour, the 70kg timber coffin was carried to the top of the waterfall, affixed with floatation and a small ContourHD waterproof camera, and carefully lowered into the rushing water. With only a bungee cord and rope tied around his waist, Sólstafir drummer Guðmundur Óli Pálmason, waded into the water and pulled the coffin to the middle of the stream - mere meters from the edge of the falls. He was quoted at the time, saying "I'm not really nervous about going over, I'm just ready to finally get rid of this thing!" After nearly another hour of preparation and careful adjustments mid-stream, the coffin finally coasted to the edge of Skógafoss, and plummeted spectacularly downwards to its explosive end. To everyone's surprise, the camera we had attached to the coffin was successfully recovered, and is the last shot to appear in the video. The directors and band wish to thank everyone who was involved in the production of "Fjara", and hope you will enjoy it! www.Sir.is www.dontpaniciceland.com www.solstafir.net www.facebook.com/solstafirice www.twitter.com/solstafir
"Fjara" with lyrics and English translation. Thanks to Sólstafir for such a great song! Video made by me. http://www.Sir.is/ http://www.dontpaniciceland.com/ http://www.solstafir.net/ http://www.facebook.com/solstafirice/
Icelandic band Sólstafir performs "Goddess Of the Ages" live on KEXP from KEX Hostel in Reykjavik during Iceland Airwaves '12. Recorded on November 2, 2012. Host: Kevin Cole Audio Engineer: Kevin Suggs Cameras: Jim Beckmann, Shelly Corbett, Donald Gíslason & Scott Holpainen Editing: Scott Holpainen http://www.kexp.org http://www.kexhostel.is http://www.solstafir.net
http://KEXP.ORG presents Sólstafir performing "Fjara" live in the KEXP studio. Recorded December 11, 2014. Host: Sean Audio Engineer: Kevin Suggs Cameras: Jim Beckmann, Scott Holpainen & Jenna Pool Editor: Jim Beckmann http://kexp.org http://www.solstafir.net
Upptaka úr Kastljósi RÚV 19. október 2011. Ekki hafði ég ímyndunarafl í að þeir myndu fá inni þarna, en enn á ný kemur Kastljósið mér skemmtilega á óvart, bravó! Það kemur sér líklega vel að eiga dyggan metalmann þarna í forsvari, takk Sigmar Guðmundsson. Um lagið og frammistöðuna þarf ekki að fjölyrða, þetta lag er stórvirki sem gerir mann gjörsamlega háðan frá fyrstu spilun, stórkostlegt.
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Letra de la canción Fjara, de la banda Islandesa Sólstafir. Todas las imagenes fueron tomadas del video oficial de la canción. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XmGdSOhBx8E
Song was written by Sólstafir, I love this song so much, I felt there should be a version in english. Of couse it would be much better to hear them do this song in english, but for now, here is my version being played completely on the iPad using Garage Band. LYRICS: Beach__ This is the furthest I will go. Never the same again. The vile path calling me, the day I ran from life again. If I win this one time, it will still be the end of me. My belief that nothing ends well. This is the end for me. Day and night heart was uneased. Broken will frozen smile. Riding on, heart pumping tears. Day and night I walk alone. Bones rotting in the earth, like your secrets that you long kept from me. But blood weighs more than silence. Broken words, shards in your mouth, cut deeper than any wound. Broken vows will never be the same. Lies like the viper's bite.
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