Medulla
Björk - Medulla
Critic Score
Based on 11 reviews
2004 Rank: #30 / 284
User Score
Based on 193 ratings
August 31, 2004 / Release Date
LP / Format
Elektra / Label
Bjrk, Mark Bell / Producer
Experimental / Genres
www.bjork.com / Website
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Oct 8, 2017
orengue
86
This is the most courageous and experimental work of this artist, funny voices, unique that do a very good and original work. One of the best works of Bjork, and most unique of her.
Jul 29, 2017
pouls
NR
Björk's Medulla is on paper her most interesting and experimental album to date: an album that focuses mostly on the voice, and ditches away normal instrumentation. In execution, however, it's a mixed bag of results, in which Björk simultaneously pulls out some of the best tracks of her career and some of the worst tracks of her career. This was an album that I wanted to enjoy, however, I just could not enjoy it because of how sloppy its execution is.

Its first half is stellar, with ... read more
Jul 27, 2017
homogenius
90
Bjork without technology, but instead with only the human form. It's epic, what else would you expect.
Jul 21, 2017
sucker
80
Best: Who Is It, Oceania, Desired Constellation
Worst: Sonnets / Unrealities XI
Jun 21, 2017*
PJ_0707
85
Medulla probably stands as Bjork's most ambitious album, I'd imagine the gestation period for this album to have been quite an exciting one to be a part of. As experimental as this album can be in places, Bjork doesn't allow for this to be a dense listen without moments of pleasure. While a lot of what is here can seem a bit subdued or lyrically opaque and heavy, there are a few great pop singles spread throughout the album. "Who Is It" is a great track worthy of a spot with her ... read more
END OF YEAR LISTS
#19/Pitchfork
#19/SPIN
Track List
  1. Pleasure Is All Mine 
  2. Show Me Forgiveness 
  3. Where Is The Line 
  4. Vokuru 
  5. Oll Birtan 
  6. Who Is It (Carry My Joy On The Left, Carry My Pain On The Right) 
  7. Submarine 
  8. Desired Constellation 
  9. Oceania 
  10. Sonnets/Unrealities 
  11. Ancestors 
  12. Mouths Cradle 
  13. Midvikudags 
  14. Triumph of a Heart


Added on: July 2, 2011