Sigur Rós, The National Tackle ‘Game of Thrones’ Track

Andrew Parks

By Andrew Parks

on 04.14.14 in News

They won’t appear on the show until later this season, but Sigur Rós have shared their solemn take on the Game of Thrones track “Rains of Castamere.” Originally recorded by The National a couple years back when Florence and the Machine wasn’t available — see: the history of the song here — it’s also the name of a key episode near the end of last season. Got all that?

Compare/contrast the two covers below, and if you can’t wait for the Icelandic band’s appearance, you can always look for their Simpsons cameo