Björk

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The Northman review – Robert Eggers’s ambitious, preposterous Viking epic
Understatement is not on the menu as Alexander Skarsgård scorches through a mission of bloody vengeance in this oddly plodding Scandi saga

Mark Kermode

17, Apr, 2022 @7:00 AM

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The Northman review – Robert Eggers’ brutal vision of vengeance and violence
Alexander Skarsgård, Nicole Kidman, Björk and Anya Taylor-Joy feature in a mesmerisingly outrageous take on the Norse myth that inspired Hamlet

Peter Bradshaw

11, Apr, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Björk: a glorious weirdo who taught me to be proud to be different
I fell headfirst into admiration with Homogenic and each of her albums since has chimed with a turning point in my life

Michael Cragg

24, Mar, 2021 @8:09 AM

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'Socially distanced Venetian gondolas!' – Rufus Wainwright on his dream festival
With festival season cancelled, we’re starting a new series asking stars for their dream lineups. First up is Rufus Wainwright, blending opera and Florence Welch

Interview by Dave Simpson

02, Jul, 2020 @4:00 PM

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Arca: KiCk i review – joyful sonic vision of what pop could be
Alejandra Ghersi’s new set is a subversive and mischievous fusion of aural fireworks and psychedelic lyricism aided by Björk, Shygirl, Rosalía and Sophie

John Twells

25, Jun, 2020 @12:00 PM

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Country group Lady Antebellum change name to Lady A due to slavery connotations
Björk label One Little Indian also changes name to One Little Independent to avoid links with minstrel song

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

11, Jun, 2020 @4:21 PM

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Björk: where to start in her back catalogue
Our Listener’s Digest series continues with the gorgeous, strange and mesmerising work of the Icelandic star who is as much artist as musician

Rebecca Nicholson

07, Apr, 2020 @1:30 PM

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Björk review – a spectacular vision of Utopia
Writhing alien life forms engulf a set so elaborate it reduces the audience at the singer’s Cornucopia arena show to hushed awe. But her voice rings out clear

Michael Cragg

20, Nov, 2019 @12:26 PM

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Björk – her 20 greatest songs ranked!
Ahead of her ambitious Cornucopia tour reaching the UK in November, we select the greatest work by the Icelandic pop-polymath

Alexis Petridis

24, Oct, 2019 @3:05 PM

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Bowie's gnome and Dr Dre's hospital: musicians' embarrassing early songs
Pop duo Tegan and Sara have re-recorded their high school songs – and they’re not the only songwriters to have started young

Michael Hann

25, Sep, 2019 @8:32 AM

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Artist James Merry: ‘It’s beautiful seeing tears coming out of the bottom of a VR headset’
Björk’s co-creative director a talks about translating the singer’s Vulnicura album into an out-of-body virtual reality experience

Emily Mackay

21, Sep, 2019 @5:00 PM

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The 100 best albums of the 21st century
We polled 45 music writers to rank the definitive LPs of the 21st century so far. Read our countdown of passionate pop, electrifying rock and anthemic rap – and see if you agree

Ben Beaumont-Thomas (1-50); Laura Snapes and April Curtin (51-100)

13, Sep, 2019 @8:00 AM

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