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Björk

Björk
Country
Iceland
Profile
Singer Björk Guðmundsdóttir (born 21 November 1965), generally known simply by her given name, is an Icelandic singer who first came to international attention with the band Sugarcubes in the late 80s, and since that band split up, has had a successful and creative solo career, incorporating elements of many genres into her work. She has managed to incorporate elements of avant-garde and new technology into her music without totally departing the mainstream of popular culture.
Website
http://bjork.com
Related articles (4)
Releases on file (13)
Björk — Vulnicura Björk — Vulnicura
(One Little Indian tplp1231, 2015, CD)
Björk — Biophilia Björk — Biophilia
(Nonesuch 528728-2, 2011, CD)
Björk + Dirty Projectors — Mount Wittenberg Orca Björk + Dirty Projectors — Mount Wittenberg Orca
(Domino DNO302, 2011, CD)
Paolo Angeli — Plays Frith & Björk - Tessuti Paolo Angeli — Plays Frith & Björk - Tessuti
(ReR Megacorp PA3, 2007, CD)
Björk — Volta Björk — Volta
(Elektra 135868-2, 2007, CD)
Björk — The Music from Matthew Barney's Drawing Restraint 9 Björk — The Music from Matthew Barney's Drawing Restraint 9
(One Little Indian OLI459, 2005, CD)
Björk — Medúlla Björk — Medúlla
(Elektra 62984-2, 2004, CD)
Björk — Vespertine Björk — Vespertine
(Elektra 62653-2, 2001, CD)
Björk — Selmasongs Björk — Selmasongs
(Elektra 62533-2, 2000, CD)
Björk — Homogenic Björk — Homogenic
(Elektra 62061-2, 1997, CD)
Björk — Post Björk — Post
(Elektra 61740-2, 1995, CD)
Hector Zazou — Songs from the Cold Seas Hector Zazou — Songs from the Cold Seas
(Columbia CK 67068, 1994, CD)
Björk — Debut Björk — Debut
(Elektra 61468-2, 1993, CD)

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