Sunday July 5, 2020

Albums

1st February, 2015
24
Björk: pushing emotional boundaries

Have you had a good look at the cover of Björk’s ninth album? The image is engrossing: it’s recognisably everyone’s favourite Icelandic female vocalist, but Björk here is part cyborg, part Madonna, clad in black latex and a halo. There’s a split in the outfit and a gaping, bloody wound in her chest. It looks like someone took an axe to her heart.

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