Bjork, born Björk Gudmundsdottir on November 21st 1965, is a singer-songwriter who has written and sung songs in English and Icelandic. Bjork has always been known for her rather unique music style; people often find it hard to classify her music under any existing genre (read more about Bjork’s style here ). Bjork has received widespread acclaim for her innovative musical productions. On stage Bjork is known to wear eccentric outfits that are always changing and evolving, to match the uniqueness of her music. Bjork’s extensive list of awards include two Grammies, three Brit Awards, one MTV award, three Japanese Grammies and many others. Bjork always says that she is ‘very bad at remembering stuff’ (Bjork about herself, read more here ).
To date Bjork has released nine solo albums and three soundtracks. Bjork’s first album was Bjork , it was released in 1977 when she was 11 years old. Björk received two platinum awards for Bjork and Bjorkland , which is Bjork’s fourth album. Björk’s most recent solo albums are Volta (2007) and Biophilia (2011).
Bjork is also the singer of the band The Sugarcubes. Bjork started singing in English after she moved to London at age twenty, where she lived for three years ( Bjork – The Sugarcubes ). Björk is known for her unique music style; Bjork has said that she gets bored ‘very quickly’ when doing the same thing all the time, so her musical style has evolved significantly over the years. Bjork’s current musical style consists of electronic beats and what Bjork calls ‘vocal experimentation’. Bjork’s songs often refer to past relationships, her voice often changes drastically from verse to chorus. Bjork says that she likes ‘to mix human voices with synthetic sounds’ ( Bjork ). Björk’s trademark is changing musical styles and constantly reinventing herself; Bjork has released Bjork , (1977) at age 11, Bjorkland (1996) at age 32 and Bjork , (2005) Bjork’s tenth solo album released in 2007 when Bjork was 41 years old.