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Sigur Rós' Kjarten Sveinsson to Sit Out World Tour

Photo by Lilja Birgisdottir In an interview with Icelandic newspaper The Reykjavík Grapevine, Sigur Rós frontman Jónsi said that band member Kjartan Sveinsson is "tired of touring." Thus, he will not accompany his band mates when they go on their world tour to promote the upcoming album Valtari. Rumors that the band is breaking up or that Sveinsson's left altogether are false, Jónsi and band member Georg "Goggi" Hólm told the Grapevine.
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