Fact: Cult Icelandic band Sigur Ros are to get animated for an upcoming appearance on The Simpsons. The group will also cover the hit show's theme song for the episode, which will air in America on 19 May (13).
Fact: Influential Icelandic rockers Sigur Ros will perform their first show in almost four years at the Bestival festival on the Isle of Wight in Britain in September (12).
Quote: "It's the beginning of a whole new chapter. Bjork has come a little away from the 'Icelandic' thing and now I hope we can as well. Maybe the film (Heima) was really that last word of us and Iceland and now we can move on." GEORG 'GOGGI' HOLM, bass player for Icelandic band Sigur Ros, on the group's new direction.
Quote: "Bjork is like an aunt to us. She opens up new territories. Sometimes we meet at a bar and drink champagne and party like crazy." Icelandic rocker Sigur Ros would love BJORK to be part of his family.