Björk Guðmundsdóttir OTF (/ˈbjɜːrk/ BYURK; Icelandic: [pjœr̥k ˈkvʏðmʏntsˌtouʰtɪr̥] (listen); born 21 November 1965) is an Icelandic singer, songwriter, composer, record producer and actress. Over her four-decade career, she has developed an eclectic musical style that draws on influences and genres including electronic, pop, jazz, experimental, trip hop, alternative, classical, and avant-garde music.
Born and raised in Reykjavík, Björk began her music career at the age of 11 and gained international recognition as the lead singer of the alternative rock band the Sugarcubes. After the band’s breakup in 1992, Björk embarked on a solo career, coming to prominence with albums such as Debut (1993), Post (1995), and Homogenic (1997), while collaborating with a range of artists and exploring a variety of multimedia projects. Her other albums include Vespertine (2001), Medúlla (2004), Volta (2007), Biophilia (2011), Vulnicura (2015) and Utopia (2017).
Several of Björk’s albums have reached the top 20 on the US Billboard 200 chart. As of 2015, she had sold between 20 and 40 million records worldwide. 31 of her singles have reached the top 40 on pop charts around the world, with 22 top-40 hits in the UK, including the top-10 singles “It’s Oh So Quiet“, “Army of Me“, and “Hyperballad” and the top-20 singles “Play Dead“, “Big Time Sensuality“, and “Violently Happy“. Her accolades and awards include the Order of the Falcon, five BRIT Awards, and 15 Grammy nominations. In 2015, Time named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world. Rolling Stone named her the 60th greatest singer and the 81st greatest songwriter.
“Björk.” Wikipedia, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bj%C3%B6rk. Accessed 19 Feb. 2022.
Featured Image Photo Credit: “Bjork” by Minirobot is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
Early Photos by Jann Lipka:
Björk no 1 The beginning of an Icon – ©Uponwalls / Jann Lipka – UpOnWalls
It´s july 5th 1993 and Björk releases her first solo album “Debut”. Her launch tour goes through Stockholm. Björk and her small entourage arrives at the studio. Jann wants great variety in the pictures and rigs a white background and start shooting.
björk : possibly maybe (HD)
official video for possibly maybe by björkdirected by stéphane sednaouiwritten by björk/nellee hooper/ marius de vries.® 1996 BjörkOverseas Ltd/One Little In…
björk : hunter (HD)
directed by paul white.written by björk.published by universal music publishing ltd.® 1997 björk overseas ltd/one little indian records ltd.
Bjork-All Is Full Of Love videoclip(alternative)(HQ)
version alternativa de 4:17 minutos de duracion, recomendado!!!en High Definition : watch?v=yxGcoelZWz0
björk : losss
it is time to show you another song visualised by the overwhelmingly talented Tobias Gremmler ….. noone captures digital sensuality like him , elegant and …