Label: Not On Label (Björk) - R-DUCK 9704 • Format: CD Unofficial Release • Genre: Electronic, Rock, Pop • Style: Leftfield, IDM
Homogenic was originally to be produced in her home Isobel - Björk - Homogenious London, but was later recorded in Spain. It was highly acclaimed on its initial release and continues to be praised by critics. Isobel - Björk - Homogenious arrangements were added late in the recording process.
Homogenic is an electronica  trip hop art pop  and experimental album. Earthquakes, snowstorms, rain, ice, volcanic eruptions, geysers Very elementary and uncontrollable.
But at the other hand, Iceland is incredibly modern; everything is hi-tech. The number of people owning a computer is as high as nowhere else in the world. That contradiction is also on Homogenic. The electronic beats are the rhythm, the heartbeat.
The violins create the old-fashioned atmosphere, the colouring. It's everywhere around you". The song "5 Years" appeared in live form a few weeks after her breakup with musician Tricky and music journalists considered it a response to it. The album was released later than One Little Indian Records had intended. On the album's initial release, it charted in the United States on 11 Octoberand stayed in the charts for nine weeks peaking at number The themes of the album are reflected in the album cover designed by Alexander McQueen.
Dressed by McQueen and photographed by Nick Knightwho shot the Homogenic cover as well, Aoki wears a pink funnel-necked dress with her skin cast in a blueish metallic hue, one eyeball blankly white, a large safety pin closing a slash through her forehead, Isobel - Björk - Homogenious her hair pulled into tight buns as she challenges the camera with a direct gaze. A warrior who has to fight not with weapons, but with love.
I had 10 kilos of hair on my head, and special contact lenses and a manicure that prevented me from eating with my fingers, and gaffer tape around my waist and high clogs so I couldn't walk easily.
When the release of Homogenic was delayed by a month, its tour began with the audience not being familiar with the album's songs since it had not been released yet. These shows Joan Of Arc - Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark - The Best Of OMD brief live shows lasting about half an hour consisting of only new material.
Homogenic has been met with unanimous critical acclaim since its initial release, winning multiple awards, as well as being placed on several "best of" charts. Initial critical reception was very positive. David Browne of Entertainment Weekly stated that " Homogenic could have been stuffy and dull — Sting with a sex-change operation.
It's a testament to Bjork's continued weirdness that even overtures toward adulthood come out delightfully skewed". A more negative review came from Stephen Thompson of The A. The album debuted at number six on the Australian Albums Chart on 12 October The album was released in North America digitally on 3 August The stayed a total of nine weeks inside the topwhere its last position was at number American critics rated Homogenic highly in end of the year polls.
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