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Snake Pit Poetry

by Einar Selvik

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This two track EP from Wardruna’s founder Einar Selvik contains an acoustic version as well as the complete studio version of his much requested piece "Snake Pit Poetry", written for History Channel´s VIKINGS and Ragnar Lothbrok's fatal encounter with a Northumbrian Snake pit in season IV.

The song features the extraordinary talent of Icelandic singer Hilda Örvarsdottir, a featured soloists on film scores such as Man of Steel (Hans Zimmer), The Eagle, Babylon AD, Mortal Instruments, Colette (Atli Örvarsson) and 300: Rise of an Empire (Junkie XL).

The EP is also be available as a 10-inch vinyl with etched B-side exclusively in Wardruna's online stores:


released October 20, 2017


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Einar Selvik Norway

Einar Selvik has founded the group Wardruna in 2002. After the release of their debut album in 2009, they have patiently established themselves internationally as important communicators of Norse and Nordic cultural heritage.

During the last three years Wardruna and Einar have reached a wider audience through his substantial musical involvement in History Channel’s hit TV series Vikings.
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