Magnús Þór Jónsson (born April 7, 1945), also known by his mononym Megas, is a rock and roll singer, songwriter, and writer who is well known in his native country of Iceland. father of composer Þórður Magnússon father of gímaldin Real Name Gísli Magnússon.
Megas is the first album by Icelandic rock singer Magnús Þór Jónsson (better known as Megas). The original album released in 1972 has 15 songs and was released on CD in 1994. The 2002 remastered reissue has seven bonus tracks, demos and live recordings. Most of the bonus tracks have not been released on any other album. Pældu í því (sem pælandi er í) is a variation of Spáðu í mig with a slightly different melody and a different lyric, but the same theme.
Magnús Þór Jónsson (born April 7, 1945), also known by his mononym Megas, is a vocalist, songwriter, and writer who is well known in his native country of Iceland. Being an admirer of Elvis Presley, Megas welcomed the arrival of rock & roll to Iceland by 1956, although his interest in music had to be postponed while he attended grammar school in 1960. While he was young, he studied piano and showed skill at painting.
Loftmynd was an album released in August 1987 by Icelandic rock singer Megas. Formed by 17 tracks, this album was released through Gramm and featured singer Björk and her sister Inga Guðmundsdóttir as background vocalists. Loftmynd also includes Megas’ long-time collaborator Guðlaugur Kristinn Óttarsson who added guitars.
Infobox Album Name Loftmynd Type Album Artist Megas. Loftmynd" was an album released in August 1987 by Icelandic rock singer Megas.
ttarsson contributed to multiple albums by Megas, the Icelandic rock father, as a guitarist, arranger and composer. His first contribution was in 1987 for the album Loftmynd and in 1988 he appeared again on Höfuðlausnir, which featured Björk and Rose McDowell as backing vocalists. In 1990 Óttarsson added guitars on Hættuleg Hljómsveit & Glæpakvendið Stella, an album featuring The Sugarcubes. In 1992 appeared on Þrír Blóðdropar, an album with the addition of Bubbi Morthens, Móeiður Júníusdóttir, and drummer Sigtryggur Baldursson In 2002, Óttarsson&apo.
Album · 2006 · 12 Songs. See All. Megas (Sérútgáfa). Loftmynd (Sérútgáfa).
1987 – Loftmynd Gramm, album by Megas. 1987 – Crowleymass Maldoror, single by Current 93. 1988 – Höfuðlausnir Gramm, album by Megas. 1989 – Nóttin Langa Geisli, album by Bubbi Morthens. 1990 – Hættuleg hljómsveit & glæpakvendið Stella Megas, album by Megas. 1990 – Crusher of Bones 8 Product, album by Reptilicus. 1992 – Þrír Blóðdropar Skífan, album by Megas. 1993 – Big Time Sensuality One Little Indian, single of Debut, album by Björk. 1993 – Venus as a Boy One Little Indian,, single of Debut, album by Björk
|10||Enginn Vegur Fær||4:41|
|11||Veinaðu Úlfur Úlfur||2:29|
|12||Það Sem Best Er||2:47|
|13||Börn Í Borg||1:59|
|15||Björt Ljós Borgarljós||5:30|
|17||Fílahirðirinn Frá Súrín||5:43|
- Made By – MPO
- Accordion [Harmonikka] – Reynir Jónasson
- Backing Vocals [Söngur] – Björk Guðmundsdóttir, Inga Guðmundsdóttir
- Bass [Rafmagnsbassi] – Haraldur Þorsteinsson
- Contrabass [Kontrabassi] – Tómas R. Einarsson
- Drums [Trommur], Percussion [Allur Ásláttur] – Sigtryggur Baldursson*
- Guitar [Gítar] – Þorsteinn Magnússon (tracks: 5, 13)
- Guitar [Gítarar] – Guðlaugur Kristinn Óttarsson
- Harmonica [Munnharpa] – Ásbjörn Kristinsson
- Oboe [Óbó] – Daði Kolbeinsson
- Organ [Hammondorgel] – Karl Sighvatsson*
- Other [Þriðja Eyrað] – Guðlaugur Kristinn Óttarsson
- Piano, Synthesizer [Syntar] – Eyþór Gunnarsson*
- Recorded By [Upptökumeistari] – Brian Pugsley
- Saxophone [Saxófónar] – Þorgeir Rúnar Kjartansson
- Violin [Fiðla] – Wilma Young
NotesReleased in standard jewel case with 12-page booklet.
Disc: "Made in France by MPO"
Track durations do not appear on the release itself but entered precisely.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout: GRAMM CD 34 MPO 01 @
- Other (Inner mould manufacturer data): COMPACT DISC M.P.O FRANCE 12
|Gramm 34||Megas||Loftmynd (LP, Album)||Gramm||Gramm 34||Iceland||1987|
|IT090||Megas||Loftmynd (CD, Album)||Íslenskir Tónar||IT090||Iceland||2002|