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    I've been on a huge Bjork binge these past few days. Pretty insane that I've never REALLY listened to her before, besides like All Is Full Of Love, Army Of Me, Hyperballad, etc.... She's so magical.

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    I just finished Post all the way through for the first time, and FUCK.

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    I like all of her albums from front to back with minor exceptions. She is incredible. Finally getting to see her live last year was really special too.
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    "Joga" might be one of the best songs of all time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FEELS View Post
    I just finished Post all the way through for the first time, and FUCK.
    jealous.

    I listened to that album because of this forum tho. "The Thread Where You Suggest an Album" specifically.

    Listen to Vespertine

    every one of her albums is so good

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    I love Bjork like crazy, but to me her eccentric nature and willingness to fail is part of what makes her so interesting and good. I found Biophilia frequently flat and underwhelming, Volta was spotty and that soundtrack she did, Drawing Restraint No. 9 or whatever, was just no good. And, it doesn't count in the discussion of her career the way we think of it, but her first album is a kid singing jazzy pop tunes, and it's every bit as bizarre and hard to listen to as that sounds.

    But on the flip side, the first Sugarcubes album is spectacular.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Drinkey McDrinkerstein View Post
    I like all of her albums from front to back with minor exceptions. She is incredible. Finally getting to see her live last year was really special too.
    Awesome. My friend went to one of the shows on that tour and she said it was life-changing.

    Quote Originally Posted by HotHamWater View Post
    "Joga" might be one of the best songs of all time.
    I have not listened to that one yet... Definitely looking forward to.

    Quote Originally Posted by ods.. View Post
    jealous.

    I listened to that album because of this forum tho. "The Thread Where You Suggest an Album" specifically.

    Listen to Vespertine

    every one of her albums is so good
    Andd I just finished another listen..

    I really don't know why I haven't really listened to her before. I think I had this skewed conception that her music would be "boring". Which is so fucking dumb now that I'm hearing her beauty, and I'm kicking myself for it. Cool. At this rate I'll have listened to her discography by the end of the week.

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    And now I'm halfway through Homogenic and an enormous FUCK.

    *The thread where I listen to Bjork for the first time and my brain melts*

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    Yeah, Homogenic at night. Driving, at home, anywhere. But definitely at night.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FEELS View Post
    I have not listened to that one yet... Definitely looking forward to.
    So, what did you think?

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    Quote Originally Posted by HotHamWater View Post
    So, what did you think?
    You weren't kidding. I'm at All Is Full Of Love right now and the whole album just blended together as this insane, beautiful thing. But that will be the first song I go back to.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TallGuyCM View Post
    Yeah, Homogenic at night. Driving, at home, anywhere. But definitely at night.
    Oo man, a long, late night drive with this would be something special. Feel like driving out to Joshua Tree tomorrow night to do just that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FEELS View Post
    Oo man, a long, late night drive with this would be something special. Feel like driving out to Joshua Tree tomorrow night to do just that.
    The first time I put it on front to back was in the middle of nowhere in Utah, pitch black, per bmack's recommendation a few years ago. Won't ever forget that drive.
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    Quote Originally Posted by getbetter View Post
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    Homogenic is impeccably mixed for headphones as well. I had a box set with 5.1 dvd mixes of her albums from Debut through Volta, and that was really, really awesome to experience as well.
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    It was because of Bjork that I discovered Coachella in '02. Saw her doing Vespertine and other awesome songs 5 mos pregnant with a small orchestra. Totally amazing. I've seen her 3 times since, but super bummed I never got to any of the residences tour in 2012/13.
    Vespertine is still by far my favorite, but I have to agree that Homogenic is super heady and fabulous for headphones or a night drive (we did on our way down to Indio back then!) - the sound is just sooooo different when it surrounds you. Volta 5.1 was fun to experience in a soundbooth. Try it if you get the chance.
    Biophilia is still growing on me though.
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    I am also a big fan of a lot of her single packages with the myriad remixes and the live boxset. SO MUCH BJORK
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    Y'all are inspiring me to go on a Bjork binge today.
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    I've never been able to get into Bjork. I listened to Post and liked a few songs, but it didn't make me want to listen to her other albums.

    Having said that, I saw her at Pitchfork Fest last year and she really impressed me - her voice was a powerhouse.
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    Listen to Homogenic, dude. Post is excellent and a great pop record, but Homogenic is a motherfucking work of art.
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    She really is quite the artist. I love her collaborations for her music videos, her ideas for her performances, right down to her costumes and make up.
    02,06,07,08,10,11,13,

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    Goddamnit we derailed a perfectly awesome classic rock discussion with Bjork.
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    Shut the fuck up

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    Us homos really are winning.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Miroir Noir View Post
    Goddamnit we derailed a perfectly awesome classic rock discussion with Bjork.
    I didn't see that discussion until just now. I'd also like to endorse Disraeli Gears by Cream, as well as the two Rufus Wainwright albums. Don't ask me for songs, though, as I'm feeling lazy right now.

    Actually, I'll give you one Wainwright song that I liked that stuck out to me. It's called "Go or Go Ahead" off of Want One.

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    Quote Originally Posted by djbionik View Post
    It was because of Bjork that I discovered Coachella in '02. Saw her doing Vespertine and other awesome songs 5 mos pregnant with a small orchestra. Totally amazing. I've seen her 3 times since, but super bummed I never got to any of the residences tour in 2012/13.
    Vespertine is still by far my favorite, but I have to agree that Homogenic is super heady and fabulous for headphones or a night drive (we did on our way down to Indio back then!) - the sound is just sooooo different when it surrounds you. Volta 5.1 was fun to experience in a soundbooth. Try it if you get the chance.
    Biophilia is still growing on me though.
    Damn, that sounds awesome. Her 2002 performance of All Is Full Of Love is my favorite off the Coachella DVD. Will seek out those 5.1 versions.

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    Re-railing:

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    Maybe?:
    o Amos, Tori – Little Earthquakes - "Leather", "Precious Things". But also "Crucify".
    o Wainwright, Rufus – Want One - "Vicious World", "Beautiful Child"
    o Libertines – Libertines (1st Album) - "Up the Bracket" and "I Get Along". Try "Horrorshow". I wouldn't say the other album is as essential but "Can't Stand Me Now" is great as is "Arbeit Macht Frei".
    o Wainwright, Rufus – Want Two - "Agnus Dei", "The Art Teacher"


    Fuck No:
    o Meat Loaf – Bat Out of Hell - "Bat Out of Hell", "You Took the Words Right Out of My Mouth" - OK, I get that this may not be the thing for you. Classic rock, progressive rock with some Broadway thrown in there. Ridiculous and amazing.
    o Hole – Live Through This - "Violet", "Gutless". Bryan is right, this should be up your alley.
    There are a bunch more albums on your lists that I like/love but can't adequately defend.
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    I probably had close to a hundred Bjork live performance bootlegs on my old iPod. I saw that Beats has a playlist of her live performances, but it didn’t include some of my favorites. I really like that she rearranges the music for her concerts so much sometimes that she could release them as a separate album.

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    Guys, there's a thread for Bjork. Unless you're posting about how awesome Meatloaf is, lets keep it default in here. Because Meatloaf is awesome.
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    You took the words right out of my mouth, Bryan.
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    SHUT THE FUCK UP
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