Episode #2431

An Hour of Björk

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Tuesday, June 28, 2005

Hear an hour of music by the elfin Icelandic singer and songwriter Björk on this edition of New Sounds. Listen to selections from albums like “Medulla,” “Vespertine,” and more. Plus, unusual arrangements of Björk songs by the Brodsky Quartet, Geoff Keezer, Rachel Z, and the Decemberists, among others.

PROGRAM # 2431, Unusual Arrangements of Songs by Björk (First aired on Tues. 6/28/2005)






Selmasongs (Dancer in The Dark)

I’ve Seen It All, excerpt [1:30]

Elektra 62533***



Desired Constellation [4:30]

Elektra #62981***

Various artists

Read: Interpreting Björk

Kaitlyn Ni Donovan: The Hunter [4:30]

Hush #043*

Travis Sullivan’s Bjorkestra

Private recording

The Hunter [6:30]

Private recording*

Evelyn Glennie

Her Greatest Hits

Oxygen (with Björk) [4:00]

BMG Classics #47629 **
Available for purchase at*



An Echo, A Stain [4:00]

Elektra #62653***

Various artists

Read: Interpreting Björk

The Decemberists: Human Behavior [5:00]

See above.

Brodsky Quartet


I’ve Seen It All [6:00]

Brodsky Records #3501***

Rachel Z.


Joga [7:00]

Chesky #JD 300*

Björk Guðmundsdottir & Trio Guðmundar Ingolfssonar


I Can’t Help Loving That Man [3:30]

Re-released in 2003 on One Little Indian.

Geoff Keezer

Zero One

Venus As A Boy, excerpt [3:00]

Global Music Network #36703*

*, ** - Find the recordings you've heard - go to the New Sounds Recordings Information page
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