Listening to Björk for the first time? Try Post.
This follow up to her solo “Debut” is by far her most beloved and well known album. It features three of her best performing singles, (Army of Me, It’s Oh So Quiet, Isobel), and was the peak of her London years. She also recorded in the Bahamas; returned to her roots of anarchic poetry; and worked with a laundry list of incredible individuals. So again, if you’re listening to Björk for the first time, start with Post... end with Medulla, and enjoy enlightenment.
Today is @bjork ‘s birthday,I’m re-listening to her early stuff. It’s very fresh in sound. It’s fun to listen to,it’s pop,but there is a lot of good stuff behind it. I enjoy her work,though I haven’t listened to her music past Medulla. Volta seems interesting,as well as the others proceeding. Her first 4 are great,some changes here and there,but the changes work very well. If you haven’t listened to her,I recommend it! It’s great for casual listening,or if you want to get more into it,read the lyrics. The albums pictured are Debut and Post,I’ll listen to Homogenic and Vespertine later today.
My favorite album by Björk, Post!
Awal tahu Björk sebagai penyanyi dengan nominasi Grammy terbanyak, tapi belum pernah pulang bawa Piala, udah belasan nominasi saat itu, tapi belum tertarik buat denger lagunya.
Trus ketika ngikutik musiknya @moccaofficial , di album ke3 nya "Colour" mereka mendaur ulang salah satu lagunya yang bertajuk "Hyperballad" dengan versi yang lebih kalem.
Dan saat denger versi aslinya, gue lebih suka Mocca 😂
Tapi suaranya unik, di album Post juga ada lagu "It's Oh So Quite" yang mengingatkan film Up!
Day 9 of #novvinylchallenge is a fave 90s release. I’m not sure I could ever pick a definitive favorite 90s album, but this one is certainly up there. This is my fave Björk album and ‘Hyper-ballad’ is a perfect song.
I don't think a watercolor painting would be part of #inktober but here it is, anyway. Day 6.
Unfortunately, I happened to skip day 5. Darn it.
(I might add some things on this later.)
[Happy 7th birthday, #Biophilia !]
Back in 2011, this album somehow gave us a hint what the future will be like, where artists and curators would combine audio, visuals, and multimedia experience to present their visions.
It's no doubt one of the most ambitious album of our time. The first album that fuses music with iPad apps (I still remember I borrowed an iPad just to try the app!), uniquely combining musical structure with themes of natural phenomenon, accompanied with an extraordinary interactive way.
And musically, most people would say it's one of the least accessible albums of hers, due to its experimental nature (like Medúlla, but in a different way 😂). But it's surely a bold move, and it quenched my thirst for experimental and new music from my favourite musician; with the use of a new instrument such as gameleste (gamelan + celeste in 'Virus' and 'Crystalline'), and non-usual time signatures she uses in many of the songs (...5/4 never sounds interesting to me before 'Mutual Core', a unique 17/8 measure is constantly repeated in 'Moon', and my fav 'Solstice' which sounds irregular yet very delicate!)
"And they say back then our universe wasn't even there until a sudden bang.
And then there was light, was sound, was matter.
And it all became the world we know."