John Grant's Songs From A Dark Place [6 Music]

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Another chance to hear this award-winning programme when 6 Music celebrated the Winter Solstice with a day of special programming around the shortest day/longest night of the year. American singer-songwriter John Grant who recently relocated to Reykavik and who appears at Glastonbury next weekend presents Songs from a Dark Place, a documentary exploring the music, magic and rise of Icelandic music and Nordic Noir and how a land deprived of sunlight has become a melting pot for creativity and music featuring Bjork, The Sugarcubes, Sigur Ros, Damon Albarn, Ben Frost and contributions from newer emerging Icelandic talent like Olof Arnalds, Asegir and Mammut and Fufanu.

Another chance to hear this award-winning programme when 6 Music celebrated the Winter Solstice with a day of special programming around the shortest day/longest night of the year. American singer-songwriter John Grant who recently relocated to Reykavik and who appears at Glastonbury next weekend presents Songs from a Dark Place, a documentary exploring the music, magic and rise of Icelandic music and Nordic Noir and how a land deprived of sunlight has become a melting pot for creativity and music featuring Bjork, The Sugarcubes, Sigur Ros, Damon Albarn, Ben Frost and contributions from newer emerging Icelandic talent like Olof Arnalds, Asegir and Mammut and Fufanu.

US singer-songwriter John Grant presents a documentary exploring the music of Iceland.

US singer-songwriter John Grant presents a documentary exploring the music of Iceland.

On Sunday 21 December, 6 Music celebrate the Winter Solstice with a day of special programming around the shortest day/longest night of the year. American singer-songwriter John Grant who recently relocated to Reykjavik presents Songs from a Dark Place, a documentary exploring the music, magic and rise of Icelandic music and Nordic Noir and how a land deprived of sunlight has become a melting pot for creativity and music featuring Bjork, The Sugarcubes, Sigur Ros, Damon Albarn, Ben Frost and contributions from newer emerging Icelandic talent like Olof Arnalds, Asgeir and Mammut and Fufanu, who were recently handpicked by Damon Albarn to support him at the Royal Albert Hall.