Bubbi Morthens is a national treasure in Iceland and has been known for his folk and rock songs for decades. Listen to part of Get Bara Ekki off Paradís, half of his recent double-album release.
He made his breakthrough in 1980 with the solo release of Isbjarnarblus (titled for the fish factory he had worked at) Since then, Bubbi has been a national star, appearing everywhere and recording more than 25 albums. He just released two albums simultaneously, Paradís and Ást. Learn more about him at his website or that of his label, Sena Records.