From Johann Johannsson's website:
"I recorded some music a few years ago with the clarinetist Guðni Franzson, not knowing what it could eventually turn into. I gave him a melody and some variations, but it didn’t really develop into a track. Years later I wrote a piece using the same melody, which I've played live for 2-3 years now. This evolved into the orchestrated version of Melodia heard on track 10. I remembered Guðni's variations and decided .