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Takk... (2005)

Sigur Rós
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Post-rock, Symphonic rock, Art rock, Ambient music

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Takk... (Icelandic pronunciation: [ˈtʰaʰkː], Thanks...) is the fourth full-length studio album by the Icelandic band Sigur Rós. The first singles, "Glósóli" and "Sæglópur", were released on August 15, 2005 and August 16, 2005 respectively, the former worldwide and the latter only in the United States. The single "Hoppípolla" was released in the UK on 28 November 2005 and entered the singles chart at #35 on 4 December. In May 2006 it reached #24 in the UK chart.
The album debuted at 27 in the U.S., selling 30,000 copies in its first week of release. On 7 April 2006, Takk... was certified gold by the BPI, marking 100,000 copies sold in the UK. In total, it has sold over 800,000 copies worldwide.
1000 copies of Takk... on vinyl were manufactured and arrived in UK and US stores as of January 2006. It is composed of a gatefold sleeve housing two 12 inch records, with a single die cut page that houses a 10-inch record with a design etched on one side.
Sigur Rós also released music videos for "Glósóli", "Hoppípolla" and "Sæglópur".
An extended Sæglópur EP was released, featured three new songs, which are said to be somewhere in between Ba Ba Ti Ki Di Do, untitled #9 from the Vaka EP, and

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Tracks

1:57 Takk...
6:15 Glósóli
4:29 Hoppípolla
2:17 Með Blóðnasir
8:40 Sé Lest
7:38 Sæglópur
10:25 Mílanó
5:33 Gong
6:40 Andvari
7:24 Svo Hljótt
4:09 Heysátan
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