Biophilia Björk has spent six albums twisting organic sounds and galactic transmissions into parallel-universe pop, with results both classic (1997s Homogenic ) and confusing (2007's murky… Biophilia Björk has spent six albums twisting organic sounds and galactic transmissions into parallel-universe pop, with results both classic (1997s Homogenic ) and confusing (2007's murky… 2011-10-11 Bjork Indie Rock Pop One Little Indian
Music Review

Biophilia (2011)

Bjork | 'BIO' DIVERSITY The Icelandic pixie continues to run the gamut of odd, enticing sounds, but her greatest strength remains her powerful pipes
Image credit: Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin
'BIO' DIVERSITY The Icelandic pixie continues to run the gamut of odd, enticing sounds, but her greatest strength remains her powerful pipes
EW's GRADE
A-

Details Release Date: Oct 11, 2011; Lead Performance: Bjork; Genres: Indie Rock, Pop; Production: One Little Indian

Björk has spent six albums twisting organic sounds and galactic transmissions into parallel-universe pop, with results both classic (1997s Homogenic) and confusing (2007's murky Volta). Biophilia is rife with drum-and-bass breakdowns and Casio blurps — an ingenious marriage of faerie and machine (including the accompanying iPad apps). But the singer's greatest strength remains the glistening natural resource flowing from her throat. A-

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Originally posted Oct 05, 2011 Published in issue #1176-1177 Oct 14, 2011 Order article reprints
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