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Björk at this year's Colours of Ostrava with a new album Vulnicura

Björk at this year's Colours of Ostrava with a new album Vulnicura One of the most famous and influential musical figures of the 21st century, the Icelandic singer, composer, songwriter and actress Björk will perform at this year's festival Colours of Ostrava. With a large band and nearly dvacetičlenným string orchestra will present their latest album Vulnicura, which she recorded in Iceland with Venezuelan producer of electronic music Arca. It also comes with Björk to Ostrava.

"New personally tuned album immediately gained worldwide attention and most influential magazines agreed that it is one of the biggest musical events of 2015," says festival director Zlata Holušová. Projections during a concert at the Colours of Ostrava will offer visuals incurred specifically for the upcoming spring Björk exhibition at MoMA (Museum of Modern Art) in New York. "We believe that the concert thanks to this unusual visual show spaces for visitors Colours of Ostrava unforgettable experience , "adds Holušová.

Björk has been nominated for several Grammy awarded with four Brit Awards, MTV Video Music Awards and winner of many prestigious. In 2010, her Royal Swedish Academy of Music awarded the The Polar Music Prize. In 2000 she won riveting performance in the film Dancer in the Dark by Danish director Lars von Trier at Cannes Palme d'Or for Best Actress and subsequently nominated for an Oscar.

Full name is called Björk Guðmundsdóttir and the year 1965. Born into a family of hippies that in twelve years already as a child genius music defied tendency to punk; but also sang jazz and gradually penetrated into the secrets of the dance scene. In 1986 she became a member of the Icelandic cult band The Sugarcubes. Starting platinum debut album, Björk gradually changing the face of pop music: a mix between an innovative electronics with symphony orchestras, hip hop beatboxers, Inuit women's choir, voices and rhythms. "I'm obsessed with power. I would like to insert their ears all the energy world. "

Björk always carefully selected producers and collaborators: Howie B, Tricky, Mark Bell (LFO), Matmos, Mike Patton, Tanya Tagaq Thom Yorke or. And now we have acquired also twenty-five Arca: fresh meteor futuristic electronic music and hip hop, questioning - like Björk - status quo pop music. A producer of Arca for Kanyeho West, FKA twigs, Mykkiho Blanca or Kelelu and his debut album last year Xen bear the seal of genius.

Fantastic, often groundbreaking video filmed Björk Chris Cunningham, Michel Gondry and Matthew Barney.


Björk - Moon
Björk - Human Behavior
Björk - All is Full of Love

Source: tz

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