Bjork Biophilia 2LP
Bjork Biophilia 2LP
Genre: Alternative
Format: 33RPM,
Size: 12"

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Bjork Biophilia 2LP

Bjork

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SKU:
OLILP99867
UPC:
5016958998677
In celebration of Bjork's mid-career retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, and the release of the Bjork: Archives book, One Little Independent is reissuing the Bjork vinyl back catalogue, and for an exclusive period the vinyl will be colored to the hue that personifies that album character. Homogenic's character is equilibrium synchronizing opposites pacifist solutions pedagogic uniting choir copper electric blue galaxies atom no human scale cosmic nature/technology not narrative blue and orange.

The album title, Biophilia, refers to a love of all living things, and in every aspect of this game-changing multi-media effort, Björk brilliantly connects nature, music, and technology. At the core of this groundbreaking project, of course, are Björk's sonically brilliant and emotionally stirring songs, akin to the magical, otherworldly, atavistic hymns of her acclaimed 2001 disc, Vespertine. On Vespertine, Björk rhapsodized about a new romance; here, she attempts nothing less than to retell the story of the creation of the universe in her own compellingly idiosyncratic voice.

Bjork has revealed that Biophilia has been partly composed on iPad. She does not play conventional instruments, this way of composing appeals to her. New musical instruments were specially developed for the album, and specially for the shows at the Manchester International Festival that took place in mid-2011 to introduce the album. The 'gameleste' is a mixture between a gamelan and a celesta which was programmed in order to be played remotely by an iPad. "Crystalline," the lead single from the album, is mostly electronic and features a continuous 'gameleste' base with electronic beats and rhythms.

"What I always wanted to do was to reconnect musicology with nature," Icelandic composer and performer Björk recently told the New York Times. "I always wanted to make bass lines behave like gravity."

"Brilliantly original and ambitious." -The Independent

Features:
• Double LP
• Gatefold Jacket
• Includes MP3 Code Card

Selections:
LP 1 - Side A:

1. Moon
2. Thunderbolt
LP 1 - Side B:
1. Crystalline
2. Cosmogony
3. Dark Matter

LP 2 - Side C:
1. Hollow
2. Virus
LP 2 - Side D:
1. Sacrifice
2. Mutual Core
3. Solstice
Description
In celebration of Bjork's mid-career retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, and the release of the Bjork: Archives book, One Little Independent is reissuing the Bjork vinyl back catalogue, and for an exclusive period the vinyl will be colored to the hue that personifies that album character. Homogenic's character is equilibrium synchronizing opposites pacifist solutions pedagogic uniting choir copper electric blue galaxies atom no human scale cosmic nature/technology not narrative blue and orange.

The album title, Biophilia, refers to a love of all living things, and in every aspect of this game-changing multi-media effort, Björk brilliantly connects nature, music, and technology. At the core of this groundbreaking project, of course, are Björk's sonically brilliant and emotionally stirring songs, akin to the magical, otherworldly, atavistic hymns of her acclaimed 2001 disc, Vespertine. On Vespertine, Björk rhapsodized about a new romance; here, she attempts nothing less than to retell the story of the creation of the universe in her own compellingly idiosyncratic voice.

Bjork has revealed that Biophilia has been partly composed on iPad. She does not play conventional instruments, this way of composing appeals to her. New musical instruments were specially developed for the album, and specially for the shows at the Manchester International Festival that took place in mid-2011 to introduce the album. The 'gameleste' is a mixture between a gamelan and a celesta which was programmed in order to be played remotely by an iPad. "Crystalline," the lead single from the album, is mostly electronic and features a continuous 'gameleste' base with electronic beats and rhythms.

"What I always wanted to do was to reconnect musicology with nature," Icelandic composer and performer Björk recently told the New York Times. "I always wanted to make bass lines behave like gravity."

"Brilliantly original and ambitious." -The Independent

Features:
• Double LP
• Gatefold Jacket
• Includes MP3 Code Card

Selections:
LP 1 - Side A:

1. Moon
2. Thunderbolt
LP 1 - Side B:
1. Crystalline
2. Cosmogony
3. Dark Matter

LP 2 - Side C:
1. Hollow
2. Virus
LP 2 - Side D:
1. Sacrifice
2. Mutual Core
3. Solstice
Genre
Alternative
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
1.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Artist
Bjork
Title
Biophilia
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
Record Speed
33RPM
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
02-03-2015
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
ISBN
Release Date
06-30-2015
ASSOC
R
Scratch & Dent
0
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