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Background information
Birth name Björk Guðmundsdóttir
Born November 21, 1965 (1965-11-21) (age 50)
Origin Iceland Reykjavík, Iceland
Genres Electronica
Alternative rock
Progressive rock
Trip hop
Instruments Vocals, Computer, Keyboards, Piano, Flute, Harp
Years active 1977–present
Associated acts The Sugarcubes, Tappi Tikarrass, KUKL, Spit and Snot, Exodus, Jam80

Björk was born Björk Guðmundsdóttir on 21 November 1965 in Reykjavík, Iceland. She is an Icelandic rock singer, composer and actress. She mostly writes her own songs. She is best known for telling people how she feels with emotions and for her unusual voice. She sings mostly in English but sometimes in Icelandic. She often makes music on her laptop.

She has a son and a daughter, Sindri, and Isadòra. She lives in New York City, but also owns a home in Reykjavík.

Björk was in the 2013 television documentary When Björk Met Attenborough with Sir David Attenborough.[1][2]

Discography (albums by Björk)[change | change source]

  • Björk (1977)
  • Gling-Gló (1990) - A jazz album where Björk sings mostly in Icelandic
  • Debut (1993)
  • Post (1995)
  • Telegram (1996) - Remixes from Post
  • Homogenic (1997)
  • Selmasongs (2000) - Music for the movie made by Lars von Trier, Dancing in the Dark
  • Vespertine (2001)
  • Greatest Hits (2002)
  • Family Tree (2002) - Mini compact disc boxset of rare and unreleased works
  • Live Box (2003) - Collection of music from each album's live shows
  • Medúlla (2004)
  • Drawing Restraint 9 (2005) - Music from her film with her husband Matthew Barney, Drawing Restraint 9
  • Surrounded (2006) - Dual Disc boxset of most of her old music, remastered in Surround Sound
  • Volta (2007)
  • Biophilia (2011)
  • Bastards (2012) - Remixes from Biophilia

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