Medúlla

Björk - Medúlla
Critic Score
Based on 14 reviews
2004 Ratings: #44 / 398
User Score
2004 Ratings: #26
Liked by 62 people
August 31, 2004 / Release Date
LP / Format
Elektra / Label
Bjork, Mark Bell / Producer
Experimental / Genres
www.bjork.com / Website
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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).
LukasLima
90
Há 17 anos, Björk lançava o sucessor do Vespertine, o disco "Medúlla", aqui a cantora novamente mostra que a sua criatividade é sem limites.
"Medúlla" é um dos discos mais exóticos da cantora, ele é bem experimental. No disco ela dispensa os instrumentos e faz um projeto totalmente à capela, todo o instrumental do álbum é feito com vozes, em algumas faixas é possível notar o ... read more
Maqtheus
88
Enquanto a experimentações, 'Medulla' é sem dúvida um dos maiores destaques na carreira de Björk, que em seu quinto álbum de estúdio não poupou esforços para atingir em cheio o objetivo de se desvincular de toda proposta trabalhada por ela em seus álbuns anteriores. E ela faz isso trazendo confiança em suas composições e ousadia na produção repleta de camadas e sons orgânicos que giram ... read more
DarthSenate66
84
Definitely a contender for the strangest album in Björk’s strange discography.

The concept of human vocals taking the place of instrumentals is a really cool one, and luckily Björk was successfully able to pull it off. Wow this album is so cool. It sounds so otherworldly and off putting that I cannot help but be sucked into it. At this point it’s no surprise that Björk’s vocals are perfect, and they just fit so well with the production that I can’t help ... read more
RakkSmells
82
Shout out to the larynx, am I right?

The human voice is without question one of the most complex and expressive instruments to ever grace the world of music, and Medulla shows Bjork taking full advantage of that and crafting an album purely based on acapella vocals. From professional beat boxers replacing drum machines to throat singing used for bass, Medulla acts as a celebration of the human voice and not just that; but a pretty fantastic art pop album too. Fortunately the album's main ... read more
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