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Deep North Episode 74: Chasing Ghosts

Every once in a while, an Icelandic musician or band will be picked up by foreign audiences in a big way. Björk and Sigur Rós made waves in establishing Iceland as a major music exporter, and Of Monsters and Men continues to be played worldwide. But one artist has the potential to go even bigger than any of these artists: Laufey. And certainly a bit too big for us. We reflect on Icelandic society and the nature of fame on our small island home.

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