Guest DJ Week: Björk : All Songs Considered Our week of guest DJs continues with Björk. In this 2009 conversation the Icelandic singer spoke about her love of Syrian musician Omar Souleyman, fellow Icelandic artist Ólöf Arnalds and more.
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Guest DJ Week: Björk

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Note: Our week of Guest DJs continues with Björk. The Icelandic singer recently announced she'll be releasing a new album, possibly before the end of the year. In this 2009 conversation with All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen, Björk talked about Voltaïc, her box set of live recordings, her love of Syrian musician Omar Souleyman, fellow Icelandic singer Ólöf Arnalds and more.

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Icelandic singer Björk chats with All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen about some of her favorite artists and spins an eclectic mix of music. Hear selections from Syrian musician Omar Souleyman, the post punk duo Eyeless in Gaza, fellow Icelandic singer Olof Arnalds, The Pokrovsky Ensemble and the wildly eccentric, London-based rock group Micachu and the Shapes. Bjork's latest album is 'Voltaic,' a collection of live-to-tape studio performances of songs from some of her past albums, including 'Medulla,' 'Post,' and 'Vespertine.' You can hear the entire album online as part of our Exclusive First Listen series.

Guest DJ Week: Björk

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Lansob Sherek [I Will Make a Trap]

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Omar Souleyman

  • Song: Lansob Sherek [I Will Make a Trap]

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Dabke 2020: Folk and Pop Sounds of Syria
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Dabke 2020: Folk and Pop Sounds of Syria
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Omar Souleyman
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Sublime Frequencies
Released
2009

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Shift al Mani [I Saw Her]

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Omar Souleyman

  • Song: Shift al Mani [I Saw Her]

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Dabke 2020: Folk and Pop Sounds of Syria
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Dabke 2020: Folk and Pop Sounds of Syria
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Omar Souleyman
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Sublime Frequencies
Released
2009

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Throw a Shadow

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Eyeless in Gaza

  • Song: Throw a Shadow
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Skjaldborg

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Ólöf Arnalds

  • Song: Skjaldborg
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Earth Intruders

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Björk

  • Song: Earth Intruders

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Voltaic [CD/DVD]
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Voltaic [CD/DVD]
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Björk
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Nonesuch
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2009

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Birch Tree

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Pokrovsky Ensemble

  • Song: Birch Tree

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Stravinsky: Les Noces and Russian Village Wedding
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Stravinsky: Les Noces and Russian Village Wedding
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Pokrovsky Ensemble
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Elektra
Released
1994

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Golden Phone

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Micachu & The Shapes

  • Song: Golden Phone

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Jewellery
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Jewellery
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Micachu & The Shapes
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Rough Trade
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2009

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