"This is the soundtrack of my life..."
Olafur Arnalds

Olafur Arnalds is set to chair the latest instalment of the Late Night Tales mix series.

The Icelandic composer was invited to take part some while ago, but - due to his fastidious nature - it has taken some time to piece together.

Olafur Arnalds explains:

“When I was asked to do the next installation of the Late Night Tales series I thought "This will be fun and easy, only a couple of days work. No problem!". Six months later, I was still pulling my hair out in some kind of quest to make the perfect mix. As someone who has never really done mixes before, I learned a lot of things along the way and the whole experience was very inspiring. I decided to approach the mix in a similar way as I would one of my scores. This is the soundtrack of my life. I included songs from many of my friends and collaborators and tried to deliver a mix that represents who I am as an artist and where my influences are coming from - both personally and musically.”

Surprises include a cover of 'Say My Name' by Destiny's Child, as well as an appearance from David Tennant, reading a story by Anam Sufi.

Check out a preview below.

1. Hjálmar Lárusson and Jónbjörn Gíslason - Jómsvíkingarímur - Ýta Eigi Feldi Rór
2. Julianna Barwick - Forever
3. Koreless - Last Remnants
4. Odesza - How Did I Get Here (Instrumental) (Late Night Tales Exclusive)
5. Anois - A Noise
6. Samaris - Góða Tungl
7. Ólafur Arnalds - RGB (Late Night Tales Exclusive)
8. Rival Consoles - Pre
9. Four Tet - Lion (Jamie xx Remix)
10. Jai Paul - Jasmine
11. James Blake - Our Love Comes Back
12. Spooky Black - Pull
13. Ólafur Arnalds ft. Arnór Dan - Say My Name (Exclusive Cover Version)
14. Sarah Neufeld & Colin Stetson - And still they move
15. Kiasmos - Orgoned (Late Night Tales Exclusive)
16. Ólafur Arnalds - Kinesthesia I (Late Night Tales Exclusive)
17. Hjaltalín - Etheral
18. David Tennant - Undone (Exclusive Spoken Word)

Photo Credit: Heiko Prigge

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