|North Vision Song Contest 15 entry|
|Artist(s)||Of Monsters and Men|
|Songwriter(s)||Nanna Bryndís Hilmarsdóttir, Ragnar Þórhallsson, Arnar Rósenkranz Hilmarsson|
|Semi-final result||12th, 55 points|
◄ "In Your Dreams" (14) |
"Rauða Nótt" (17) ►
"Crystals" is a song written and recorded by Icelandic indie folk/indie pop band Of Monsters and Men. It is the lead single for their second studio album, Beneath the Skin. It was chosen to represent Iceland in the North Vision Song Contest 15 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
The single and album artwork has been created by artistic director Leif Podhajsky. The song appeared in The CW's "Dare to Defy" promo and the first trailer for The Good Dinosaur.
|Digital download / CD|
A music video was released on May 11, 2015. the video features Nanna Bryndís Hilmarsdóttir dressed as a gypsy wearing beads on her eyes. The video takes place in a warehouse where the band members are dressed as workers and Nanna is seen helping them create a monster. As the video goes, she and the members put strange things in a machine and the video ends with them successfully creating what appears to be a girlish creature with crystal eyes. The lyric video of the song features Icelandic actor Siggi Sigurjóns.