Sigur Ros speak about guest slot on 'The Simpsons' this weekend (May 19)

The Icelandic band are making a Springfield cameo...

Sigur Ros speak about guest slot on 'The Simpsons' this weekend (May 19)

Photo: Press

Sigur Ros have revealed details about their forthcoming guest slot on The Simpsons this weekend (May 19).

As Consequence Of Sound reports, the Icelandic band have spoken about their Springfield cameo, stating: "Sigur Ros have scored part of an upcoming episode of The Simpsons". The episode, which will feature new, original music by Sigur Ros, as well as their take on The Simpsons' theme song, will air on May 19.

"In the episode, entitled 'The Saga Of Carl', Homer, Moe, Lenny and Carl team up to buy a winning lottery ticket, but after Carl snags the ticket and flees to his home country of Iceland, the guys head there in hot pursuit," the band add in their statement.

Speaking about how they will be involved in the episode, the band revealed: "The band's music scores Homer's visit to Iceland, make an unprecedented musical collaboration between the show and a band; with this episode, Sigur Ros have written and performed more original music for The Simpsons than any other outside band in the show's history."

Sigur Ros join a long list of musicians who have made a guest appearance in the series including Tom Waits, Smashing Pumpkins, The White Stripes, Red Hot Chili Peppers, U2, Lady Gaga, Sonic Youth and The Decemberists - pictured. To see NME.COM's gallery of classic band cameos in The Simpsons, click here.



Read More On This Artist

More News
Noel Gallagher says being in Oasis was a 'cross between Wolf of Wall Street and Saving...
Iggy Azalea says she 'did not want to win' a Grammy because she doesn't 'need...
Kanye West to play surprise show at London's Koko tonight
Kanye West reportedly 'in the studio' with UK grime MC Skepta
The White Stripes' 'Get Behind Me Satan' released for first time on vinyl for 10...
My Morning Jacket stream 'Big Decisions' from new album 'The Waterfall' - listen
Modest Mouse announce UK tour dates and premiere new track 'Of Course We Know'
Iron Maiden complete work on new studio album, but release awaits Bruce Dickinson's recovery
Reece Eber, man behind vandalism of Dimebag Darrell's grave, apologises
Metallica to begin reissue series with cassette release of rare early demo 'No Life...
Matt Bellamy says Muse's new single is 'too offensive for radio'
Liam Gallagher fined £3,300 for missing child support hearing again
Mumford & Sons say going electric on new album is 'a natural departure'
Beck fan redirects visitors to Loser.com website to Kanye West's Wikipedia page
Katy Perry releases official Left Shark onesie
Noel Gallagher reveals that he is already halfway through making new solo album
Noel Gallagher, Alt-J and Portishead to headline Latitude 2015 – huge line-up announced
Carly Rae Jepsen releases new single 'I Really Like You' - listen
Marilyn Manson joins Smashing Pumpkins onstage in Sydney - watch
Suge Knight taken to hospital for third time after firing his lawyers
Wu-Tang Clan's secret album 'Once Upon A Time In Shaolin' could go on sale in 88...
Drenge stream new track 'Never Awake' - listen

More News

Comments

Please login to add your comment.

Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
 

 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Inside NME.COM