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Björk artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Concerts

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May 5, 2007 Hear Bjork, recorded live in concert from the United Palace and WNYC in New York.

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Interviews & Profiles

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October 11, 2011 Bjork: "I found in the touch screen a way to visualize how I see a song when I close my eyes."

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Bjork's new album, Biophilia, is also an interactive multimedia project.

October 10, 2011 Bjork's latest album expands into the world of multimedia, with interactive apps for each song.

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August 6, 2010 The Icelandic singer is as famous for her eccentric outfits as she is for her transcendent voice.

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June 29, 2009 For the Icelandic singer, the Syrian techno star is all about the party.

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Discover Songs

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July 13, 2010 All Songs Considered previews new music from Panda Bear, The Walkmen, Dirty Projectors and more.

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Vespertine 4:3

November 24, 2009 See some of our favorite albums that didn't make the final 50 most important recordings list.

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June 29, 2009 Icelandic singer Bjork shares music from some of her favorite artists.

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June 29, 2009 For the Icelandic singer, the Syrian techno star is all about the party.

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June 23, 2009 Hear a version of Voltaic in its entirety; the disc spans a wide spectrum of Bjork's music.

August 30, 2007 Sitar master Anoushka Shankar spins some of her favorite songs and chats with All Songs Consider...

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April 19, 2007 A tribal, electric shock from Bjork; A posthumous release by Ibrahim Ferrer; The best recording ...

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March 8, 2007 Bright Eyes frontman Conor Oberst is a gifted and prolific songwriter, accomplishing more by the...

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September 14, 2004 Experimental folk-tronic from CocoRosie; Canadian country-rockers The Sadies; Brother and sister...

July 22, 2002 On this episode, we dig through our archives to bring you some of our favorite artists and album...

December 1, 2001 On this edition of All Songs Considered: Secret messages from Bach; The imaginary world of Bjork...

News

Bjork Biophilia Live Show New York Hall of Science Queens, N.Y., Feb. 3, 2012

February 4, 2012 Bjork told a journalist recently that she'd always wanted to be a music teacher. And so she was.

Reviews

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July 13, 2010 All Songs Considered previews new music from Panda Bear, The Walkmen, Dirty Projectors and more.

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June 23, 2009 Hear a version of Voltaic in its entirety; the disc spans a wide spectrum of Bjork's music.

More Stories

The Tesla coil turns high voltage into music.

February 18, 2012 Watch musician Max Weisel "play" a bolt of lightning on the set of Bjork's Biophilia.

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November 13, 2012 The singer's new video is perfectly Bjork-like, which is to say: like nothing you've ever seen.

A small piece of the human body in Bjork's "Hollow."

March 5, 2012 The singer's video for "Hollow" turns what's inside the body into a bustling alien world.

Mix tape

February 8, 2012 On this edition of All Songs Considered, listeners dedicate songs to the people they love.

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Bjork's Biophilia was created in collaboration with iPad app designers to create an interactive musical experience.

October 4, 2011 Hear Björk's staggeringly inventive new album, which doubles as an interactive iPad app.

Atlas Sound's Bradford Cox (clockwise from upper left), Bjork, Los Campesinos!

September 13, 2011 Summer's over, but a season of great new music from Feist, Atlas Sound and others is just beginning.

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Clockwise from top left: Bjork, Andrew Bird, R.E.M.

August 2, 2011 This week's All Songs Considered includes premieres from Grouplove and We Were Promised Jetpacks.

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June 27, 2011 Bjork, Wilco and Radiohead all make our radar with new releases.

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November 21, 2007 Critic Alex Ross says these five pop songs could make classical music fans sit up and take notice.

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Björk's Greatest Hits

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