Björk | Artist
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Björk Guðmundsdóttir is an Icelandic singer, songwriter, composer, actress, record producer, and DJ born 1965 in Reykjavic, Iceland. Before her solo career she sang in several local post-punk bands, then in 1986 became the lead singer for Indie band The Sugarcubes, which disbanded in 1992. Björk blends pop, experimental, electronic, hip-hop, classical and dance music styles to produce some of the most creative and influential pop music of the 21st Century. As a child, Bjork was a musical prodigy. At six she was enrolled at Reykjavík music school where she studied classical piano and flute. After a school recital her teachers sent a recording of her singing to Iceland's only radio station RUV and the recording was nationally broadcast. Upon hearing it, a representative of the Falkinn record label offered Björk a recording contract. Her self-titled debut album was recorded when she was only 11 years old. She has since gone on to record 14 studio albums and 60 hit singles, to-date, selling over 50 million records worldwide. Bjork is also artistically adventurous, always exploring new musical styles in her own work and in collaboration with other artists. Outstanding albums include Debut, Post, Homogenic, Vespertine, Vulnicura and the excellent Livebox compilation.
Artist Website: bjork.com
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