AOTY 2019

Vespertine

Björk - Vespertine
Critic Score
Based on 11 reviews
2001 Ratings: #10 / 176
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Based on 888 ratings
2001 Ratings: #1
August 28, 2001 / Release Date
LP / Format
Elektra/Asylum / Label
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Beeyyaahh
100
Lately, if you’ve been following my recent ratings, I’ve been on a massive sort of “re-discovery” of Björk’s discography. She was always an artist that has enjoyable albums, 1-2 were fairly high. Yet, I never really went back to her music. In fact, before this binge of her music, it had been almost a year in full since I’d taken a portion of my time to trudge through an album of hers.

Yet this venture back into her music has made me realize, Björk ... read more
okcomputer12127
94
Swans were harmed in the making of this album

Björk, in the last couple of years, has become one of my favorite singers ever. Her brilliant, outstanding, thought-provoking, and genre-bending music makes me come back for more every time. While Homogenic is innovative and powerful, Vespertine sees herself at her most sexiest, vulnerable, experimenting with more ambient/lo-fi sounds instead of going down a more trip-hop route. This is her most personal, emotional, in-depth album. It's ... read more
Inglume
100
This is probably one of the most majestic art pop records I've ever heard, and it also happens to be my favorite Bjork record. The atmosphere, Bjork's vocals, the production, the flow, everything seems so elegant and multi-dimensional. Bjork is charming, beautifully conveyed, and consistent, but also is experimental and boundary-pushing.
100
Bjork's 2000's classic; a perfect record
TreyLikesBands
89
Great

Yeah, you can tell she was very much in love when writing and producing these tracks. Her feelings are very contagious here. Flows beautifully.

Color: Blue
FAV TRACKS: Pagan Poetry, Hidden Place, Undo, Sun In My Mouth
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Year End Lists

#5/SPIN

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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