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Any Björk Guðmundsdóttir Fans Out There?

Thu Mar 15, 2007 11:50 pm

She is so incredibly talented and has a voice like no one else. I think some of her best work was when she was with The Sugarcubes, but I've never heard any of her work with Tappi Tikarrass or KUKL.

I read somewhere she cited another of my favorite performers, Kate Bush, as an influence but I don't remember where I saw that.

 
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Thu Mar 15, 2007 11:53 pm

What is it with Texas and Bjork? My squeeze down in Austin is a HUGE Bjork fan. I thought her Athens Olympics performance was nice, but I haven't seen much else that really turns me on (except said squeeze, of course).
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Fri Mar 16, 2007 12:48 am

Bjork? Man, you're sick!! That bird is as daft as a brush and twice as ugly! And can't sing for toffee!! Big grin

And Westy, explain "squeeze" for an old straight geezer with a gap in his learning.

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RE: Any Björk Guðmundsdóttir Fans Out There?

Fri Mar 16, 2007 12:53 am

I'd hit it!  Smile



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Fri Mar 16, 2007 12:55 am

Quoting Skidmarks (Reply 2):
And Westy, explain "squeeze" for an old straight geezer with a gap in his learning.

Squeeze is a non-committed occasional lay, where there'd probably be something stronger if we lived closer together.  Wink
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Fri Mar 16, 2007 1:09 am

Quoting Skidmarks (Reply 2):
That bird is as daft as a brush

That's for sure. I remember some great Spitting Image sketches on "101 Uses of a Bjork". Telephone fax machine, R2D2 stand-in...... Big grin
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Fri Mar 16, 2007 1:16 am

Quoting Queso (Thread starter):
Any Björk Guðmundsdóttir Fans Out There?

Certainly! I got my hands on a copy of "Immature" eons ago, ever since I've liked her music. Of course, as with every artist, there's some better and some so-so stuff, but in general she's contributed much to my liking of Icelandic music.
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Fri Mar 16, 2007 1:17 am

I don't know too much about her music, but I sure do like Iceland.
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Fri Mar 16, 2007 1:18 am

Quoting Kieron747 (Reply 3):
I'd hit it!

I was waiting for a "Signed by BMIflyer" at the bottom there Wink


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Fri Mar 16, 2007 1:34 am

Even though I didn't comment on her appearance in my opening post, I will say that she has a very natural look and for me that in itself adds to her attractiveness.

Her music is really unique and she is apparently involved in acting too.

You've got to give her credit for not being shy!

 
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Fri Mar 16, 2007 1:37 am

Quoting Skidmarks (Reply 2):
That bird is as daft as a brush and twice as ugly! And can't sing for toffee!!

Skids, I'm a bit surprised at you!

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Fri Mar 16, 2007 1:43 am

Quoting Scbriml (Reply 10):

Damn, those are very nice pictures!
 
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Fri Mar 16, 2007 1:46 am

Quoting Scbriml (Reply 10):
Skids, I'm a bit surprised at you!

Skidz only has eyes for one woman........His nursemaid Rosa Big grin

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Fri Mar 16, 2007 1:53 am

Quoting Cornish (Reply 12):
Skidz only has eyes for one woman.

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Fri Mar 16, 2007 2:20 am

Quoting Cornish (Reply 12):
Skidz only has eyes for one woman........His nursemaid Rosa

 
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Fri Mar 16, 2007 5:17 am

Quoting Skidmarks (Reply 2):
Bjork? Man, you're sick!! That bird is as daft as a brush and twice as ugly!

Couldn't agree more, can't stand this woman, I have 3 songs by her in my laptop and when I'll see them next time they'll be deleted for sure.

Yah, different tastes, but IMO she has no voice.

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Fri Mar 16, 2007 6:03 am

she is one of my favourite musicians... really extraordinary, tallented and special  Smile yummmy
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Fri Mar 16, 2007 6:05 am

Quoting Aero145 (Reply 15):
Couldn't agree more, can't stand this woman, I have 3 songs by her in my laptop and when I'll see them next time they'll be deleted for sure.

Then how did the songs get into your laptop?

Quoting Queso (Thread starter):
I read somewhere she cited another of my favorite performers, Kate Bush, as an influence but I don't remember where I saw that.

After a PM from CastleIsland, I did some reading and found at least one place I had seen that:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kate_Bush

"Bush has been noted as an influence and inspiration by artists as diverse as Tori Amos (who has covered "Running up that Hill" and "And Dream Of Sheep" in live performances), Antony and the Johnsons, Lily Allen, Fiona Apple, Pat Benatar, Cristina Donà, (who covered "Wuthering Heights), Björk (who, in 2005 wrote an article for fashion magazine I.D. about Bush as an influence)"
 
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Fri Mar 16, 2007 9:46 am

Ok, now this is one I would have never expected. Mr. Sig Sauer a Bjork fan.  Silly
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Fri Mar 16, 2007 10:00 am

Quoting Queso (Thread starter):
Any Björk Guðmundsdóttir Fans Out There?

The real question is........how long did it take you to type her name?  biggrin 

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Fri Mar 16, 2007 12:27 pm

Björk is lovely, a great artist! I am a big adimirer although not a proper fan. I enjoy her music very much  Smile

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Fri Mar 16, 2007 1:59 pm

I'm not a big fan, but I like some of her songs.

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Fri Mar 16, 2007 8:39 pm

Quoting N1120A (Reply 18):
Ok, now this is one I would have never expected. Mr. Sig Sauer a Bjork fan.

Heh heh heh....you might just be surprised. Then again, after what we discussed that night on the drive to WalMart in BHM, maybe you wouldn't!

I always thought that some kind of collaborative effort between Björk and Morrissey would have produced some unbelieveable results, but I think Morrissey's ego would have gotten in the way of their true potential. Can you imagine the cutting-edge upbeat force of Björk's material mixed with the darker but grippingly realistic lyrics and musical tone that Morrissey always seemed to deliver? Wow.

Quoting Longhornmaniac (Reply 19):
The real question is........how long did it take you to type her name?

Well, it's like this- I wanted to make sure I got it right so I looked it up and copied and pasted the name. I just wanted to do justice to her work AND her name.
 
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Fri Mar 16, 2007 8:52 pm

Quoting Queso (Reply 17):
Then how did the songs get into your laptop?

The music was transferred from an other laptop, and I didn't transfer them. I haven't yet heard all the songs and I'm sure I'll delete loads in the future.  Silly
 
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Fri Mar 16, 2007 9:00 pm

As an aside, I totally love Iceland since we went on holiday there three years ago. That holiday is still top of my list of great holidays.

The way Icelandic names work is just so cute, but I have read that it can cause issues when travelling to the US because a family of four (father, mother, son and daughter) will all have different "surnames". crazy 
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Fri Mar 16, 2007 9:05 pm

Quoting Queso (Reply 22):
I always thought that some kind of collaborative effort between Björk and Morrissey would have produced some unbelieveable results, but I think Morrissey's ego would have gotten in the way of their true potential. Can you imagine the cutting-edge upbeat force of Björk's material mixed with the darker but grippingly realistic lyrics and musical tone that Morrissey always seemed to deliver? Wow.

See, here's what I am talking about. Is it just me or does anybody else see some incredible potential after watching these two clips:

Björk - "Human Behaviour"



The Smiths (let's face it, just a bunch of session musicians supporting Morrissey) - "How Soon Is Now"




See there? Morrissey could have smoothed the rough edges of some of Björk's work without taking away the "dark punch" of it.
 
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Fri Mar 16, 2007 9:50 pm

Quoting Skidmarks (Reply 2):
That bird is as daft as a brush and twice as ugly!

Don't agree with you at all. maybe not conventional beauty, whatever the hell that is, but quite an interesting face.
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Sat Mar 17, 2007 6:22 am

Quoting Queso (Reply 22):
I always thought that some kind of collaborative effort between Björk and Morrissey would have produced some unbelieveable results

I take that back now. I just found a project with Morrissey and another of my favorites (hold on to your hat N1120A) Siouxsie (...and the Banshees). It best that Björk and Morrissey never got together because it might have ended up like this trainwreck:



Does anybody like that?
 
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Sat Mar 17, 2007 6:26 am

Quoting Kieron747 (Reply 3):
I'd hit it!

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