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Björk is reissuing all of her albums on limited edition coloured cassettes

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Björk is reissuing every one of her nine studio albums to date on a set of limited edition coloured cassettes. Shortly after revealing a new range of t-shirts, the Icelandic star announced on Twitter that she had "another surprise" for fans, along with a short video clip showing off the nine cassettes. https://twitter.com/bjork/status/1106176648637042694 All of her albums, from 1993's 'Debut' to her most...

Björk announces her “most elaborate stage concert yet”

Björk has announced details of her "most elaborate stage concert yet". The Icelandic icon has been confirmed to present new live show 'Cornucopia' in Spring 2019 to launch new New York arts venue The Shed. "I am very excited to announce that I will be part of The Shed opening season in Manhattan next spring," she wrote on Instagram. "This winter, I will...

Björk’s dreamy 1990 film debut ‘The Juniper Tree’ to be re-released

The feature-film in which Icelandic star Björk made her on-screen debut is to get a re-release. The Juniper Tree, which was directed by Nietzchka Keene and released in 1990, was based on a Brothers Grimm fairy tale of the same name. When Björk appeared in the movie, she was just 24-years-old and her appearance pre-dated her 1993 breakthrough album, 'Debut'. Read More: Björk found...

Houston’s Day for Night Festival cuts ties with founder over sexual assault allegations

The creditors of a Texas music and arts festival have cut ties with its founder following claims of sexual assault. Day for Night Festival founder Omar Afra, who is also the publisher of Free Press Houston, has been accused of forcing himself on two women. In a Facebook post shared on Sunday (August 12), Day for Night creditors passed on a message...

Björk found a spiritual home for her ‘Utopia’ among the domes of The Eden Project

If ever a venue was made for Björk, it’s the Eden Project, Cornwall’s eco-hippy, geodesic-dome horticultural haven, which could have been custom-built for the Utopia Tour. “Let’s imagine a world where nature and technology collaborate,” an onstage message urges, only slightly undermined by the technological glitches making the screen go black. The big screen is flanked by two big...

Chris Evans reveals the artists to have ‘flounced’ off TFI Friday in the ’90s

Chris Evans has revealed that Foo Fighters and Courtney Love were major acts to have "flounced" off appearances on TFI Friday in the '90s - with Bjork pulling out leading to a happy accident with the cast of Lock, Stock And Two Smoking Barrels. Asked about some of the last minute cancellations on the hit comedy chat show during its...

Watch Björk perform ‘Human Behaviour’ for first time in 11 years at All Points East

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Björk performed 'Human Behaviour' for first time in 11 years during her headlining set at All Points East over the weekend. Read more: Giant orchids, dancing flautists and singing stamen: Björk’s All Points East set reviewed The last time the Icelandic artist performed 'Human Behaviour' was back in 2007 – it also marked her only performance of the song for...

Giant orchids, dancing flautists and singing stamen: Björk’s All Points East set reviewed

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After an hour of between-set chirrups and chirps, enter, flute fans, Björk’s lady garden. A giant circular shrubbery in the centre of the stage revolves to reveal a grotto of greenery dotted with female flautists and flowers as evocative of what one onlooker calls “a lady’s tuppence” as Janelle Monáe’s trousers. Another flautist emerges from a giant pink orchid...

Your ultimate Sunday All Points East itinerary

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It’s day three of All Points East, meaning it’s the last day of singing your heart out to some great tunes and drinking 1, 2 or maybe 3 too many pints (at least, until next weekend). It’s been great so far and you want to end the weekend on a high note, well, we’ve got you covered. Here’s NME’s...