Happy Birthday: Björk

WILDsound Festival


Born: November 21, 1965 in Reykjavik, Iceland

Has gone on record saying she will never make another movie, due to the difficulties she faced making Dancer in the Dark (2000).

After winning best actress award at Cannes: “I knew when I said yes that this would be not only my first role but also my last one. I’m very happy that it’s to be this one.” Asked whether she might one day reconsider, she said: “I have to do records now. I only have 50 years left, and I’ve got a lot of records to make.”

“After doing the research with all the vocals on Medúlla, I was very curious to take that further to a place that was not narrative. Then, when Matthew explained that the film happens on the ocean, I was curious to make vocal patterns that were sort of oceanic. My music is very much…

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