Listen: Bjork – Crystalline

Taken from 'Biophilia'

Bjork is streaming the first track to be taken from her ambitious new ‘Biophilia’ project.

Bjork has always tied vivid imagery to her groundbreaking music. But with her new project ‘Biophilia’ the Icelandic singer has set herself the challenge of blending multimedia aspects to her songwriting.

Focussing on environmental themes, Bjork has decided to take ‘Biophilia’ beyond the usual release format. Set to be previewed at the Manchester International Festival, the multimedia project has involved some guest collaborators.

Alongside music, fans can download an iPad application which will feature interactive games and videos and will be directed by Michel Gondry.

In a statement the Icelandic singer explained that ‘Biophilia’ is “a continuation of ‘Volta’, and whereas ‘Volta’ is more about anthropology, this is kind of without the humans. Both swimming out, like the planets, but also swimming in, into the atoms.”

“And, in that way aesthetically, sympathising with sound and how sounds move and the physics of sound. And how notes in a room behave; how they bounce off walls and between objects and is kind of more similar to how planets and microscopic things work.”

Read the full statement HERE.

Meanwhile, Bjork is also streaming the first track to be taken from ‘Biophilia’. New cut ‘Crystalline’ will be officially release on June 30th, but you can stream the song via YouTube below…

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