- Vespertine

Björk - Vespertine
CRITIC SCORE
83
Based on 11 reviews
2001 Rank: #17 / 134
USER SCORE
89
Based on
132 ratings

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sen·su·al
/ˈsen(t)SH(o͞o)əl/
adjective
1. of or arousing gratification of the senses and physical, especially sexual, pleasure

Loved: Hidden Place, Cocoon, It's Not Up To You, Undo, Pagan Poetry, Aurora, Sun In My Mouth, Harm of Will, Unison
Liked: Frost, An Echo A Stain, Heirloom
Disliked: None
exception
79
not bjork's best, but far from her worst. the production is as good as it ever has been, with many of her classic electronic beats used and string instruments, as well as unconventional materials such as music boxes. bjork has some really great tracks, but also some rather boring ones as well (hidden place). overall, could bjork have done better? of course, but comapred to the other pop albums of it's time, vespertine is still bounds ahead of its competition.
fav tracks: it's not up to you, ... read more
asjklas
100
Besides her inaccessibility to mainstream audiences as always -- "Hidden Place" has to be Vespertine's poppiest moment, highlighted by instantaneously memorable melodies, shuffling beats, and sampled choir vocals -- Bjork's 2001 masterpiece has to be one of her weirdest, most sensual, and timeless records to date; it ages as well as her accompanied swan dress she wore on the album cover and at the Academy Awards that very same year. Although it's composed with some of Bjork's most ... read more
79
Favourites: Hidden Place, Pagan Poetry
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DETAILS

August 28, 2001 / Release Date
LP / Format
Elektra/Asylum / Label
Art Pop, Electronic / Genres
www.bjork.com / Website
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Track List
  1. Hidden Place
  2. Cocoon
  3. It's Not Up to You
  4. Undo
  5. Pagan Poetry
  6. Frosti
  7. Aurora
  8. An Echo, a Stain
  9. Sun In My Mouth
  10. Heirloom
  11. Harm of Will
  12. Unison
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