This impromptu performance of an Icelandic hymn is the most inspiring video you'll see today

In a meeting with some of the artists at Mercury Studios a few weeks ago, Glenn told everyone in the room they needed to listen to the Icelandic band Ásgeir. He said the music told the story of a country that had suffered tremendous financial collapse, but rising the ruin was a huge wave of creativity. Aside from Ásgeir, bands like Of Monsters and Men have taken off over the past few years. But there is an incredible new viral video making the rounds today featuring the Icelandic band Árstíðir singing an 800 year old hymn that might be the most inspiring thing you see today.

While in a train station in Wuppertal, Germany, Árstíðir gave an impromptu performance of "Heyr himna smiður" (translated as "Hear, Heaven Carpenter"), a 13th century Icelandic hymn by Kolbeinn Tumason.

The video was first published in September 2013, and has since accumulated over 2.9 million views.

Commenter Michael Baker wrote, "I dare you to listen to this with your eyes closed and nothing else going on and not be transported."

Watch the incredible video below and let us know what you think in the comments:

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Sen. Ted Cruz: NOBODY should be afraid of Trump's Supreme Court justice pick

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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to weigh in on President Donald Trump's potential Supreme Court nominees and talk about his timely new book, "One Vote Away: How a Single Supreme Court Seat Can Change History."

Sen. Cruz argued that, while Congressional Democrats are outraged over President Trump's chance at a third court appointment, no one on either side should be afraid of a Supreme Court justice being appointed if it's done according to the founding documents. That's why it's crucial that the GOP fills the vacant seat with a true constitutionalist.

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Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to talk about why he believes President Donald Trump will nominate Judge Amy Coney Barrett to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death.

Lee, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee that will consider and vote on the nominee, also weighed in on another Supreme Court contender: Judge Barbara Lagoa. Lee said he would not be comfortable confirming Lagoa without learning more about her history as it pertains to upholding the U.S. Constitution.

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This week on the Glenn Beck Podcast, Glenn spoke with Vox co-founder Matthew Yglesias about his new book, "One Billion Americans: The Case for Thinking Bigger."

Matthew and Glenn agree that, while conservatives and liberals may disagree on a lot, we're not as far apart as some make it seem. If we truly want America to continue doing great things, we must spend less time fighting amongst ourselves.

Watch a clip from the full interview with Matthew Yglesias below:


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'A convenient boogeyman for misinformation artists': Why is the New York Times defending George Soros?

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On the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday, Glenn discussed the details of a recent New York Times article that claims left-wing billionaire financier George Soros "has become a convenient boogeyman for misinformation artists who have falsely claimed that he funds spontaneous Black Lives Matter protests as well as antifa, the decentralized and largely online, far-left activist network that opposes President Trump."

The Times article followed last week's bizarre Fox News segment in which former House Speaker Newt Gingrich appeared to be censored for criticizing Soros (read more here). The article also labeled Glenn a "conspiracy theorist" for his tweet supporting Gingrich.

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