Inside Björk

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Inside Björk
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Video by Björk
Released August 23, 2003
Genre Alternative
Length 42:00
Label One Little Indian
Björk chronology
Greatest Hits – Volumen 1993–2003
(2002)
Inside Björk
(2003)
Later with Jools Holland
(2003)

Inside Björk is an official DVD released by Björk on August 23, 2003. The DVD contains a 2002 documentary outlining the career of Björk, from her early work in Icelandic bands, to joining The Sugarcubes to her solo work up to 2002. The documentary gives viewers a personal view into her private thoughts, views and motivations. Inside Björk also features interviews with Sean Penn, Lars von Trier, Thom Yorke, Beck, RZA, Elton John, Missy Elliott, the late Alexander McQueen and more on their thoughts of Björk and her impact on music and culture. The documentary coincided with the release of the Greatest Hits album, and had previously been seen on some television networks at the end of 2002. It was commissioned by One Little Indian to make up for the fact that Björk was beginning to do fewer interviews than had been previous.[1] Two small new live performances are included in the documentary, "Generous Palmstroke" performed with Zeena Parkins and an organ version of "The Anchor Song" played in an Icelandic church.

Track list[edit]

The documentary is divided, according to the insert sleeve, into the following sections:

  1. Introduction (Song: Human Behaviour – Live at Royal Opera House)
  2. Iceberg Lagoon (Song: It's Not Up To You)
  3. Reykjavík Childhood
  4. First Album
  5. Early Bands
  6. Punk and Surrealism
  7. The Sugarcubes (Song: Birthday)
  8. 808 State (Song: Ooops (Mellow Birds mix))
  9. The Anchor Song (Song: The Anchor Song (Um Akkeri) on a church organ)
  10. Debut
  11. Big Time Sensuality
  12. Violently Happy
  13. Venus as a Boy
  14. Musical characters and song stories
  15. Isobel
  16. Sonic experiments (Song: Enjoy – Live at Shepherds Bush Empire)
  17. Image
  18. Homogenic
  19. Bachelorette (Live in Cambridge)
  20. Jóga
  21. Beats
  22. Pluto
  23. Nature
  24. Hunter
  25. Classical influences
  26. Musicals
  27. Dancer in the Dark
  28. Vespertine (Song: Hidden Place)
  29. Microbeats / Matmos
  30. Arctic Passion (Songs: Aurora, Pagan Poetry)
  31. Generous Palmstroke (Live performance with Zeena Parkins)
  32. Credits

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Björk" by Nicola Dibben 2009, Equinox Publishing, ISBN 978-1-84553-184-3 pg 195.