Björk
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1965-11-21
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Björk

Biography

Björk Guðmundsdóttir (, born 21 November 1965), known mononymously as Björk, is an Icelandic singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and occasional actress. She initially became known as the lead singer of the alternative rock band The Sugarcubes, whose 1987 single "Birthday" was a ...

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Biography

Björk Guðmundsdóttir (, born 21 November 1965), known mononymously as Björk, is an Icelandic singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and occasional actress. She initially became known as the lead singer of the alternative rock band The Sugarcubes, whose 1987 single "Birthday" was a hit on US and UK indie stations and a favorite among music critics. Björk embarked on a solo career in 1993, coming to prominence as a solo artist with her single "Human Behaviour" and her album Debut. She has since had 30 singles reach the Top 40 on pop charts around the world, with 22 Top 40 hits in the UK, including the Top 10 hits "It's Oh So Quiet", "Army of Me", and "Hyperballad". Additionally, "Big Time Sensuality", "Hyperballad" and "I Miss You" were number one Dance Hits in the US. Over her three-decade career, she has developed an experimental and eclectic musical style that draws on a wide range of influences and genres spanning electronic music, dance, pop, and the avant-garde. Critics have consistently praised Björk's work, praising her innovative approach to singing and composition, her musical experimentation, her music videos, and her distinctive voice; she has been described as "the most important and forward-looking musician of her generation" and "the best non-pop female vocalist of the last 30 years."

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Big Time Sensuality (Fluke Minimix)
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Big Time Sensuality (Fluke Minimix)
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Venus As A Boy (Parker Remix)
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Venus As A Boy (Parker Remix)
Nearly God
Keep Your Mouth Shut (feat. Tricky & Björk)
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Keep Your Mouth Shut (feat. Tricky & Björk)
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Play Dead (feat. David Arnold)
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Play Dead (feat. David Arnold)
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Lion Song (String Version)
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Lion Song (String Version)
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There's More To Life Than This
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There's More To Life Than This
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1994 Glastonbury
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
1994-06-24T19:04:05
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1994 Glastonbury

24 June 1994

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Björk Biography

Björk Guðmundsdóttir (, born 21 November 1965), known mononymously as Björk, is an Icelandic singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and occasional actress. She initially became known as the lead singer of the alternative rock band The Sugarcubes, whose 1987 single "Birthday" was a hit on US and UK indie stations and a favorite among music critics. Björk embarked on a solo career in 1993, coming to prominence as a solo artist with her single "Human Behaviour" and her album Debut. She has since had 30 singles reach the Top 40 on pop charts around the world, with 22 Top 40 hits in the UK, including the Top 10 hits "It's Oh So Quiet", "Army of Me", and "Hyperballad". Additionally, "Big Time Sensuality", "Hyperballad" and "I Miss You" were number one Dance Hits in the US. Over her three-decade career, she has developed an experimental and eclectic musical style that draws on a wide range of influences and genres spanning electronic music, dance, pop, and the avant-garde. Critics have consistently praised Björk's work, praising her innovative approach to singing and composition, her musical experimentation, her music videos, and her distinctive voice; she has been described as "the most important and forward-looking musician of her generation" and "the best non-pop female vocalist of the last 30 years."

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