Forum user Forum password. Be the first to write a review About this product. As well as these moments of delicate, pure beauty that fulfil her promise of a “modern music of the spheres”, Biophilia also features some of Bjork’s tastiest beatalanches in some time: One of the album’s most beautiful moments is ‘Virus’, in which the hang, a turtle-shaped steel drum, represents the healthy host body, the gameleste a passive-aggressive virus whose multiplying arrangement slowly takes over the song. It looks like you’re using an adblocker. If you love our features, news and reviews, please support what we do with a one-off or regular donation. Support The Quietus Make a Contribution. You may also like.

The neat image of the battle of continental plates as lovers struggling to reach an agreement builds rumbling and grating beats until the tension can hold no longer, the choir swoop in like Furies through the cracks and rends, and Bjork finds release through rage in a flagrantly sexy chorus. Any Condition Any Condition. And you don’t need an app for that. Results cached 12h Items ordered by ending time Showing all 48 items. Show More Show Less. This item doesn’t belong on this page.

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Bjork – Biophilia Remix Series 1 12″ Vinyl.

Not ermix bad thing considering that Vespertine and Medulla are her two finest albums, however Biophilia does not get to the quality level of either of them. You might be pleasantly surprised.

Any Condition Any Condition. The new album would be closest to Vespertine as a basic description, with the wintry electronic sound replaced by a more serene, slightly warmer sound. The biophllia may be the seller’s own price elsewhere or another seller’s price.

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Bjork’s penchant for wildness and sometimes harsh sounds bbjork toned down even more in favor of the natural beauty of her singing voice. Biophilia was conceived both as an alternative to Bjork’s experience of classical musical education and as riposte to doommongers who moan about the internet killing music.


Skip to main content. Above 3 stars, but not quite 4.

As befits the album’s semi-educational intent, some of the ideas and structures here are incredibly complicated — for example the bizarre, shifting rhythms of ‘DNA’ or the beguilingly irregular patterns of the gravity-driven pendulum harp on ‘Solstice’. It looks like you’re using an adblocker.

This is a successful album which should be heard by lost fans who got off the bus a few albums ago. An amazing, single-take vocal swoop from the choir also opens ‘Cosmogony’, a hymn to universal equilibrium.

Be the first to write a review. And it is astounding how well her voice has held up compared to other vocalists of her age bracket. Crystalline – Current Value Remix. Over the wombiest of heart-beats, interstellar sub-bass pooms and starclouds of choral slides, the Big Bang becomes just one creation myth nestled among Chinese and Native American versions, as Bjork sits at the centre of her universe, cooing “heaven, heaven’s bodies, whirl around me, make me wonder” like Brian Cox with much better tunes.

It was also inspired by her experiences both of the Icelandic bank crash, industrial exploitation of her homeland, and a throat infection that forced her to change her whole way of life. Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag.

Do you really need to know any of this to listen to Biophilia?

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Please whitelist our site in order to continue to access The Quietus. No — Bjork’s quite adamant that the visual and interactive aspects are strictly optional, and the album can stand on its own musical merits. Hollow Original 7 Minutes Version 7: The “off” amount and percentage simply signifies the calculated difference between the seller-provided price for the item elsewhere and the seller’s price on eBay.

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And you don’t need an app for that. But we’ve a round hole here in desperate need of a square peg, so have at you, Gudmundsdottir. She sfries incorporates choir vocals beautifully here in tracks like “Hollow”, similar to what she did on Medulla.

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Save on Records Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days. The sound is a retreat from the daring if uneven “Volta” and is probably closest to the “Vespertine” sound, with the occasional hint of “Medulla”.

This item doesn’t belong on this page. Dancing about architecture is tricky enough as it is without tasking yourself to review a record that’s all about escaping from the tyranny of established forms. Biophilia Remix Series, Vol. Nothing here is complex or highbrow, but instead filled with the joy and clarity of understanding and connecting.

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