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Fufanu: Few More Days to Go review – thrillingly malevolent and catchy tunes | Musique Non Stop

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Thursday, December 17, 2015

Fufanu: Few More Days to Go review – thrillingly malevolent and catchy tunes

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Related: Björk on Iceland: 'We don't go to church, we go for a walk'

When Einar Örn (who sang in the Sugarcubes with Björk) started bringing English post-punk records to Iceland in the early 1980s, he triggered an Icelandic fascination with the sound that has reverberated through the nation’s music. Three and a half decades on, his son Kaktus Einarsson is continuing the trend in Fufanu with Gulli Einarsson (no relation). The duo (who have now expanded to a quintet) certainly bear all the hallmarks of English post-punk bands, especially Joy Division and Bauhaus.

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