Okay, before you say anything, hear me out.
I know, it's difficult to imagine Sigur Rós working in Rockband. They're not really a heavy Rockband and they do sing in half Icelandic, half fantasy language called "Hopelandic".
First, I have to say, I thought a lot about this. At the moment Sigur Rós is probably my favourite band, I listen to them even more than I listen to Radiohead right now. (and people know how much I love Radiohead)
People will say, I cannot sing Sigur Rós songs, it's not only difficult, I don't even know the language... if it even is a real language.
BUT... what about Juli or Die Toten Hosen then? Most of you probably don't speak the language and HMX released it anyway. And I'm sure some of you have fun singing it even if you don't unterstand it.
Besides, if they use "Hopelandic" songs, you don't even have to understand it, because nobody understands it. In fact, the lyrics will be easy because singer Jonsi always repeats the same words. Words that sound like "You", "Shine", "Tyou", "Don't" and so on. It's not really difficult.
It may be difficult to sing like him because he sings Falsetto, but hey, it would be a nice challenge.
So, I don't think the vocals are a real problem. But some may also say, Sigur Rós don't have good guitar songs.
I agree that most of Sigur Rós songs are not guitar centric. Also, most of their songs are really slow and quiet.
But you know what, there are actually people out there who demand some slower and more romantic songs. (like me) This is were Sigur Rós can deliver. Besides, they do have songs that would be challenging on guitar even if the song is slow. (Think of songs like Silver by the Pixies or Behind Blue Eyes by The Who, those are slower songs but you still have to do fast finger picking on the guitar)
And if you still say, I don't want slow songs, Sigur Rós also has some songs that are somewhat heavy.
That makes me think of my top request for this game.
The song starts quiet, but still has some nice finger picking guitar, until it finishes in an amazing powerful, intense guitar riff. This song is amazing. The vocals would be awesome, the guitar would be awesome and the drums would be absoluty INCREDIBLE.
AND, the song is almost 12 minutes long. It's just absolutly breathtaking. And yes, it would work great in Rockband. But see for yourself.
Without a doubt, this would be the best choice for Rockband DLC. But there are also some other songs that would be nice. They may not be that challenging on guitar or drums, but they are awesome for vocals and just awesome to listen to and play in a band. Just a great band experience.
Gong (Probably my new Most Wanted!!)
Please HMX, just one song would make me happy. It would be something very special in the Rockband setlist.
P.S.: And if you still don't think it would work, or if you still don't want it, then just don't download it.