Of Monsters and Men are an indie folk band which formed in 2010 in Reykjav?k, Iceland. The band consists of Nanna Brynd?s Hilmarsd?ttir (vocals, guitar), Ragnar ??rhallsson (vocals, guitar), Brynjar Leifsson (guitar), Kristj?n P?ll Kristj?nsson (bass), ?rni Gu?j?nsson (keyboards, accordion) and Arnar R?senkranz Hilmarsson (drums). The band released their debut album "My Head Is an Animal" in September 2011. The album's single "Little Talks" peaked at #1 in Iceland, and became successful in the United States after extensive airplay on Philadelphia rock station WRFF and subsequent word of mouth.
In April 2012 the tune became their first entry on the US singles chart, when it entered the Billboard Hot 100 at #92.