By Melissa Maerz
Updated November 09, 2011 at 05:00 AM EST

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For Iceland’s most famous orchestral rock band, it’s all about the slow climb to a Massive. Glacier-melting. Conclusion. So this double live album/DVD, which includes footage from their final 2008 prehiatus show at London’s Alexandra Palace, is masterfully paced. Directed in flickering black and white by Vincent Morisset, the DVD captures the 75-minute buildup of guitars, xylophones, piccolos, and frontman Jónsi’s cherubic voice, until it reaches its epic finale on the ethereal new swooner ”Lúppulagid.” A-

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Cascading ballad Hoppípolla
Atmospheric Lúppulagid

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