Medulla

Björk - Medulla
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Based on 14 reviews
2004 Ratings: #41 / 359
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Based on 477 ratings
2004 Ratings: #23
August 31, 2004 / Release Date
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MothaOfMotha12
74
Björk can have my heaRRRRRRt

SPOILER: BJORK MOANS / BREATHES LOUDLY AND VERY FAST ON ANCESTORS U W U O W O

Edit: Actually this is one of her weakest albums. The idea of the concept is pretty cool, but is not very well executed
nullsethope
87
Edit: I really love this album. The background, experimental direction, the emotion... I do think that the interludes and the mentioned sings below do bring it down for me a bit but it’s great otherwise.

Many misunderstand the point of this album or listen to it once and form their opinion. First of all, I think it’s always in poor judgement to give an album (especially one as challenging as this) one listen, form a first-Impression opinion of it, and leave it at that. That can be ... read more
KingKRoolisBack
87
Medulla is Bjork 5th studio album and if you didn’t know already, Bjork is an electronic glitch pop artist most known for her extremely strange music videos and her odd, yet gorgeous vocals.

Bjork’s production for her previous albums are most well-known for being very electronic and futuristic, however, that is a different case for this album. There’s now little of electriconic beats/noises and they now been replaced by theses acappella choirs/vocals. Now I’ve been ... read more
hellodecatur
100
Shout out to Indiana University's Victoria Malawey, who has written multiple fascinating papers about this incredible album (possibly my favorite record of all time).
TreyLikesBands
84
Great

This album makes me realize how grateful I am for music as an art form. I'm so happy that I have the opportunity to listen to such magnificent pieces of art. Ugh lol.

Color: Black
FAV TRACKS: Where Is The Line, Oceania, Sonnets/Unrealities, Show Me Forgiveness, Pleasure Is All Mine
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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
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