Now Toronto spoke with Reykjavik rockers Singapore Sling who are on a quest to continue in the tradition of mid 80’s rockers Jesus & Mary Chain and before that the Stooges. “I love those bands,” said singer/songwriter Henrik Björnsson. “And you have to compare us to something. That’s what everyone does. That’s what I do when I buy a record. I’ll tell a friend it sounds a little like this and a little like that.” As for stereotypes regarding their native Iceland, he added, “People think all music from Iceland is inspired by our landscape and elves, that it’s all quirky. But we were inspired by music from England and America.” Read more.
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