POLL Neon Like -- ILM artist poll #88 -- BJÖRK (voting open until April 27, 2018)

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I'm sure I could find 30 Björk songs to put in front of Hyperballad. Post is also one of my least favorite albums in her career (and yet it's still rather good).
Anyway I missed this poll so I won't have to lose mental energy over ranking her songs.
Some that would feature in my ballot would definitely include: Human Behaviour, Venus as a Boy, The Anchor Song, Army of Me, Isobel, Joga, Unravel, All Neon Like, Immature, All is Full of Love (single), Hidden Place, Cocoon, It's not Up to You, Undo, Pagan Poetry, Sun in my mouth, Heirloom, Unison, Vokuro, Who is it, Desired Constellation, Ancestors, Mouth's Cradle, Triumph of the Heart, Earth Intruders, I see who you are, Vertebrae by Vertebrae, Not Get, Atom Dance, Utopia.
+ Play Dead, A Generous Palmstroke (live with the harpist), Charlene. And to nominate one remix: Crystalline by Current value.
Well, I think it's already over 30. I think at the moment my official favoritest Björk song is still Hidden Place.

Nabozo, Friday, 4 May 2018 08:24 (six months ago) Permalink

and if the poll organizer wants to include my late unranked ballot (I know ilm is nice like that sometimes), I substract The Anchor Song, Army of Me and Unison back to make it 30 exactly (not counting the current value remix either).

Nabozo, Friday, 4 May 2018 08:30 (six months ago) Permalink

and since I'm at it: 1) Homogenic 2) Vespertine 3) Medulla 4) Debut 5) Volta (6) Vulnicura 7) Post 8) Utopia 9) Biophilia)

Nabozo, Friday, 4 May 2018 08:33 (six months ago) Permalink

and to make it 4, I've gone through the thread and haven't seen the remix I mentioned, and maybe it's not too known, crank it up because it slays
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ruIj7glvxwA
(to pair with that beat-drop facebook video... what was that btw)

Nabozo, Friday, 4 May 2018 08:48 (six months ago) Permalink

Nabozo, if you can put that in the form of an email, I'll let your ballot slip in. I'm not revealing until next week.

Uppercase (Eric H.), Friday, 4 May 2018 12:39 (six months ago) Permalink

Alternatively, if you just want me to count all 30 of those as "unranked," I can do that too.

Uppercase (Eric H.), Friday, 4 May 2018 12:52 (six months ago) Permalink

Nevermind, I saw you indicated "unranked." Will add you to the mix.

Uppercase (Eric H.), Friday, 4 May 2018 13:09 (six months ago) Permalink

Thank you ! Robot french kisses to you.

Nabozo, Friday, 4 May 2018 13:43 (six months ago) Permalink

By the way, my most recent listen to Volta was not unpleasant.

Uppercase (Eric H.), Friday, 4 May 2018 14:35 (six months ago) Permalink

I was reading a similar poll on another site from a few years back and they were very keen on Volta overall. I had never heard it before last month, was very keen at first but went off it a bit, only one track was in my final ballot

mfktz (Camaraderie at Arms Length), Friday, 4 May 2018 14:54 (six months ago) Permalink

We got a word for Eric. Mensch

Tosser full of secrets (Ross), Friday, 4 May 2018 15:44 (six months ago) Permalink

for some reason i was just listening to hyperballad while i was looking at the song title Bela Lugosi's Dead and... am I crazy that i am kinda hearing one in the other? I mean JUST the intro tho

challops trap house (Will M.), Friday, 4 May 2018 19:25 (six months ago) Permalink

Waiting for the poll results and listening to a tracks that never really stuck with me. And coming across "Foot Soldier," I'm thinking that's one of the first examples of a Bjork track that vocally is entirely made up of the the "auto-Bjork-isms" phenomenon that mars a lot of her later work. No meter, no rhyme, mostly stock melodic phrasings (swooping from a low to higher note repeatedly), etc. It's weird, because the b-sides of that era are otherwise some of her more melodically compelling work (i.e. "Generous Palmstroke," "Domestica," etc.)?

For comparison:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fztSz0Y1I9U

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eYjyaEABkt0

Soundslike, Sunday, 6 May 2018 19:07 (six months ago) Permalink

Fuck I’m watching the Greatest Hits DVD for the first time and I’ve seen like less than half of these before, I wish I did this a week ago

the masseduction of lauryn hill (Stevie D(eux)), Monday, 7 May 2018 03:41 (six months ago) Permalink

i watched that dvd so many times in high school

flamenco drop (BradNelson), Monday, 7 May 2018 04:01 (six months ago) Permalink

Reveal starts today with the sidebar polls.

Uppercase (Eric H.), Monday, 7 May 2018 12:13 (six months ago) Permalink

violently happy!

morning wood truancy (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Monday, 7 May 2018 12:50 (six months ago) Permalink


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