Thursday, 11 January 2018

The First Time With... Series 3 - 2. Björk

THE FIRST TIME WITH... SERIES 3 - 2. BJÖRK (320kbs-m4a/132mb/58mins)
BBC Radio 6 Music broadcast: 2nd December 2017

Another highlight of Matt Everitt's First Time series sees him delving into the mind of Björk and finding out what makes this unique Icelandic artist tick.

Publicly and critically acclaimed, Björk has 13 Grammy Awards nominations, one Academy Award and two Golden Globe Awards to her name, but it's her ability to use her distinct singing voice as an instrument to craft unique melodies that has won her millions of fans over the world.

Björk talks Matt Everitt through the her remarkable career. She discusses first falling in love with music after being fascinated by the artwork of her parents' collection of Joni Mitchell and Frank Zappa LPs, recording her debut album aged just 11, forming the Sugarcubes, working with Thom Yorke and what inspires her to return to the studio and the stage.

First broadcast in September 2011.

Björk - Big Time Sensuality
Frank Zappa - Don't Eat The Yellow Snow
Joni Mitchell - You Turn Me On, I'm A Radio
Jimi Hendrix - Are You Experienced
Sparks - This Town Ain't Big Enough For Both Of Us
Kate Bush - In Search Of Peter Pan
The Sugarcubes - Hit
Björk Guðmundsdóttir & Tríó Guðmundar Ingólfssonar - Kata Rokkar
808 State - Ooops (Feat. Björk)
Björk - Human Behaviour
Björk - Venus As A Boy
Björk Feat. Thom Yorke - I've Seen It All
Björk - Crystalline
James Blake - The Wilhelm Scream

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