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Björk - Medulla
CRITIC SCORE
83
Based on 11 reviews
2004 Rank: #30 / 280
USER SCORE
80
Based on
126 ratings

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Viictor97
70
1) Pleasure is all mine: 4/5
2) Show me forgiveness: 3/5
3) Where is the line: 4/5
4) Vokuro: 4,5/5
5) Oll birtan: 3/5
6) Who is it: 3,5/5
7) Submarine: 3/5
8) Desired constellation: 4,5/5
9) Oceania: 4,5/5
10) Sonnets: 3,5/5
11) Ancestors: 3/5
12) Mouths cradle: 3,5/5
13) Midvikudags: 2/5
14) Triumph of a heart: 2/5

Probably the bravest album by bjork, but the most hard to hear.

Pd: I really hate triumph of a heart.

OVERALL: 70/100
john95
63
pleasure is all mine:8,7/10
show me forgiveness:7,6/10
where is the line:5/10
vokuro:8,4/10
oll birtan:3/10
who is it(carry my joy on the left,carry my pain on the right):8,8/10
submarine:6/10
desired constellation:6,7/10
oceania:9/10
sonnets/unrealities XI:6,7/10
ancestors:1/10
mouth's cradle:7/10
miovikudags:1,5/10
triumph of a heart:8,8/10
Total:6,31/10=63/100. Relatively good.
Sorrugis
43
I love Björk, but Medúlla is such an awful misstep in her discography. A capella is cool and all, but there are things that Björk does with her voice on this album that are so obnoxious and irritating they drive me up a wall. The mostly pointless interludes and several undeveloped full-length songs really hurt my enjoyment of this album, as well. Shame.

Loved: Who Is It
Liked: Pleasure Is All Mine, Where Is The Line, Vökuró, Submarine, Desired Constellation, ... read more
exception
68
I absolutely adore Björk. she has an amazing voice and some of the best electronic projects ever. but this LP is a lot different than every other one, and in the best way. there was, if any, very weak production, and the interludes were just unnecessary and boring. and her voice is obviously not at its best in this album, as there are some tracks where it sounds as if she had a cold while singing. because it's björk, it's not bad, nothing she puts out is, but it's just not too ... read more
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DETAILS

August 31, 2004 / Release Date
LP / Format
Elektra / Label
Bjrk, Mark Bell / Producer
Experimental / Genres
www.bjork.com / Website
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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