Bjork Volta

Volta
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  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2007
  • Label: Atlantic

Entertainment Reviews:

Spin - p.90
3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[W]hether she's orchestrating a B-movie death march or a seaside fantasia, her vision is worth the price of submission."
The Wire - p.52
"[An] excellent album....She is clearly controlling and shaping the direction of these tracks, forging something foreign and idiosyncratic but without a hint of kookiness."
The Wire - p.35
Included in The Wire's "50 Records of the Year 2007".
Vibe - p.70
"With grace and gumption, she creates a dazzling sonic cosmos all her own."
Global Rhythm (Publication) (p.52) - "VOLTA is a collection of frequently unexpected and mostly quite enjoyable sounds. Take it as a contiguous work, unique and worthy of repeated listening..."
Q (Magazine) - p.82
Ranked #19 in Q's "The 50 Best Albums Of 2007" -- "[Her] most vibrant album in 10 years."

Tracks:

  • 1.Earth Intruders
  • 2.Wanderlust
  • 3.The Dull Flame of Desire
  • 4.Innocence
  • 5.I See Who You Are
  • 6.Vertebrae by Vertebrae
  • 7.Pneumonia
  • 8.Hope
  • 9.Declare Independence
  • 10.My Juvenile

Product Description:

Adapter: Nico Muhly.
Personnel: Toumani Diabat‚ (kora); David Bobroff, Sigurdur Porbergsson, Emil Fridfinnsson, Eir¡kur ™rn P lsson (brass); Susan Panny, Sharon Moe (horns); J¢nas Sen (clavichord); Mark Blakkat Bell (keyboards, synthesizer, programming); Timbaland (keyboards); Chris Corsano (drums, percussion); Brian Chippendale (drums); Damian Taylor, Pete Davis (programming).
Audio Mixers: Jimmy Douglas; Mark "Spike" Stent; Neil Dorfsman.
Recording information: Bjork's Place, New York, NY; Damian's Place, London, England; Gee Jam Studio, Portland, Jamaica; Looking Glass Studios, New York NY; Manhattan Center Studios, New York, NY; Olympic Studios, London, England; Reyk Javik, Iceland; Sony Music Studios, New York, NY; Studio Bogolan, Bamako, Mali; Studio Caraibes, Brussels, Belgium; The 23rd Floor Of The W Hotel, San Francisco, CA; The Boat, Malta, La Gomera And Tunisia; The Cabin, Thingvellir, Iceland; The Pierce Roomsin, London, England.
Editor: Damian Taylor.
Photographers: Vinoodh Matadin; Inez VanLamsweerde; Nick Knight.

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Product Info

  • Sales Rank: 40,619
  • UPC: 075678998980
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item

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