Sigur Rós "Kveikur" (live on 'Fallon')

Sigur Rós "Kveikur" (live on 'Fallon')
After announcing their Kveikur album Friday (March 22), Sigur Rós gave us a taste of their latest sonic concoction via a performance on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night, when they offered up a live rendition of the record's title track.

Despite the band's shrunken lineup, they packed the stage with backing players, bringing out a bevy of string and horns. And by the sounds of things, Sigur Rós are indeed "shifting towards a more direct, aggressive sound" — for better or worse.

Check out the performance below.

As previously reported, Kveikur is due out June 18 through XL Recordings. The band will be showing off the new album on a pile of upcoming tour dates, which include several Canadian shows. See the schedule here.