Björk – Vulnicura review

Bjork - Vulnicura, 2015 press photo (650x366)With age comes experience, and age has had a powerful effect on Björk’s emotional aural portrait of a break-up, Vulnicura.

Björk is an artist who sees it as her duty to pour herself into projects, no matter what the medium or how outlandish they may appear. For her previous 2011 album, Biophilia, she participated in the creation of a series of interactive apps that formed part of a multimedia experience intended to enhance the album’s theme of musicology. In exposing her vulnerable core in a Vulnicura, she has been just as meticulous and self-critical, as evidenced by the fact that she sat on demos of these songs for some two years before deciding it was the right time to shape them into an album. Continue reading