10 Albums Recorded in Fascinatingly Exotic Locations

Sigur Rós – ( )

Recorded in… a swimming pool

It sounds like it was recorded on top of some majestic Icelandic glacier, but in fact Sigur Rós created the crazy widescreen acoustics that characterize ( ) by recording the album in a drained swimming pool. They converted the pool into a full-blown studio, and it now goes by the name Sundlaugin (which in Icelandic means, yes, “The Swimming Pool”).