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Utopia is the tenth studio album by Björk. It is a colloborative effort between Björk and long-time collaborator, Arca. The album was released on November 24, 2017. All tracks except "Features Creatures" and "Paradisia" have Arca.

Utopia is the ninth studio album by Icelandic singer-musician Björk. It was primarily produced by Björk and Venezuelan electronic record producer Arca, and released on 24 November 2017 through One Little Indian Records. The album received critical acclaim from music critics for its production, songwriting and Björk’s vocals, and later received a nomination for Best Alternative Music Album at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards, becoming Björk’s eighth nomination in the category.

the official video for utopia, taken from björk's new studio album. Creative Direction by Björk. Silicone prosthetics, braid jewellery and flutes by James Merry. Executive Producer - Campbell Beaton, Immortal Productions.

Produced by Björk & Arca. Bird species never seen or heard before The first flute carved from the first fauna. Utopia It’s not elsewhere Let's purify. You assigned me to protect our lantern To be intentional about the light. Utopia It isn't elsewhere It’s here. The idea of an endangered biosphere in her Utopia also incorporates the existing problem of climate change, which Björk repeatedly mentions and warns of. It can also be noted that this is the first titular track on the main line of Björk albums. Is there a album version of the song? Yes! What birds are featured on the song?

The Utopia Tour was the ninth concert tour by Icelandic musician Björk, centering on her 2017 studio album, Utopia. The tour kicked off with 2 special stage rehearsals on 9 and 12 April 2018 at the Háskólabío Theater in Iceland before touring Europe. Utopia's live presentation later evolved into Cornucopia, a theatrical stage concert with enhanced visual and sound presentations which opened at The Shed in New York City on 6 May 2019.

Utopia is Björk’s flute album much the way the darkly intimate Vespertine leaned on the celeste or Medúlla was composed mostly of human voices, or Volta had brass and Biophilia its choirs. But Utopia is, more accurately, an album of breath and wind

Björk began working on Utopia almost immediately after releasing Vulnicura in 2015. The first news of the album came from Björk herself during her pre-taped acceptance speech for International Female Solo Artist at the 2016 Brit Awards, held on 24 Feburary 2016. She called London her 2nd musical home and stated that her reason for not attending was that she was busy recording her new album. In March 2016, when Björk spoke with AnOther Magazine, where she revealed, I’m writing my next thing. In the magazine, Björk explains that her new album is an exploration of utopia, with its writing process coinciding with some of the biggest political upheavals in recent history.

Trailed as a return to happier times after the heartbreaking and sometimes difficult to listen Vulnicura, and described by the artist herself as her Tinder album, Utopia promised to be a much needed step into lighter terrain for Björk and for her fans.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Arisen My Senses
Lyrics By – BjörkProducer [Produced By] – Arca , BjörkWritten-By – Arca , Björk
5:01
A2 Blissing Me
Lyrics By – BjörkProducer [Produced By] – Arca , BjörkWritten-By – Björk
5:04
A3 The Gate
Lyrics By – BjörkProducer [Produced By] – Arca , BjörkWritten-By – Arca , Björk
6:34
B1 Body Memory
Lyrics By – BjörkProducer [Produced By] – Arca , BjörkWritten-By – Björk
10:12
B2 Losss
Lyrics By – BjörkProducer [Produced By] – Arca , Björk, Rabit Written-By – Björk
7:13
C1 Utopia
Lyrics By – BjörkProducer [Produced By] – Arca , BjörkWritten-By – Björk
4:45
C2 Saint
Lyrics By – BjörkProducer [Produced By] – Arca , BjörkWritten-By – Björk
4:43
C3 Courtship
Lyrics By – BjörkProducer [Produced By] – Arca , BjörkRecorded By [Original Recording] – Jessica Mayer, Ragnar JohnsonWritten-By – Björk
4:52
C4 Sue Me
Lyrics By – BjörkProducer [Produced By] – Arca , BjörkWritten-By – Arca , Björk
4:57
D1 Tabula Rasa
Lyrics By – BjörkProducer [Produced By] – Arca , BjörkWritten-By – Björk
4:42
D2 Claimstaker
Lyrics By – BjörkProducer [Produced By] – Arca , BjörkWritten-By – Arca , Björk
3:19
D3 Paradisia
Producer [Produced By] – BjörkWritten-By – Björk
1:42
D4 Features Creatures
Composed By [Original Recording], Performer [Original Recording], Recorded By [Original Recording] – Sarah HopkinsLyrics By – BjörkProducer [Produced By] – BjörkWritten-By – Björk, Sarah Hopkins
4:41
D5 Future Forever
Lyrics By – BjörkProducer [Produced By] – Arca , BjörkWritten-By – Arca , Björk
4:46

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – One Little Indian Ltd.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Wellhart Ltd
  • Copyright (c) – One Little Indian Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Wellhart Ltd
  • Published By – Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
  • Published By – EMI April Music Inc.
  • Published By – Copyright Control
  • Lacquer Cut At – Black Saloon Studios

Credits

  • Artwork [Cover Art], Photography By [Cover Photography] – Jesse Kanda
  • Artwork [Cover Artwork Production By] – Juliette Larthe
  • Artwork [Facepiece By] – James Merry
  • Cello – Júlía Mogensen
  • Choir – Hamrahliðarkórinn*
  • Concept By [Conceived By] – Arca , Björk
  • Conductor [Conducted By] – Þorgerður Ingólfsdóttir
  • Contrabass – Hávarður Tryggvason
  • Cover [Cover Character] – Björk
  • Creative Director [Assistant And Visual Co-creative Director] – James Merry
  • Creative Director [Cover Artwork Creative Direction] – Björk, James Merry, Jesse Kanda
  • Creative Director [Inside/Back Artwork Creative Direction] – Björk, M/M (Paris)
  • Electronics, Synth [Synth Melodies], Beats – Arca
  • Engineer – Bart Migal, Bergur Þórisson, Chris Elms
  • Engineer [Flute, Choir, Harp Recording Engineer] – Bergur Þórisson
  • Engineer [Harp Recording Engineer] – Chris Elms
  • Flute – Berglind María Tómasdóttir, Berglind Stefánsdóttir, Björg Brjánsdóttir, Dagný Marinósdóttir*, Emilía Rós Sigfúsdóttir, Hafdís Vigfúsdóttir, Melkorka Ólafsdóttir, Pamela de Sensi, Sigríður Hjördís Indriðadóttir, Steinunn Vala Pálsdóttir, Sólveig Magnúsdóttir, Áshildur Haraldsdóttir, Þuríður Jónsdóttir
  • Harp – Katie Buckley
  • Lacquer Cut By – Mandy*
  • Management [Björk Management] – Derek Birkett, Emma Birkett
  • Mastered By [Mastering] – Mandy*
  • Mixed By – Heba Kadry (tracks: A2, B1, B2, C3, D3, D4), Marta Salogni (tracks: A1, A3, C1, C2, C4, D1, D2, D5)
  • Mixed By [Chorus] – Marta Salogni (tracks: B2)
  • Mixed By [Vocal Mixes] – Marta Salogni (tracks: A2)
  • Other [Hair By] – Raphael Salley
  • Other [Make-up By] – Hungry
  • Other [The Fifth Ear] – Robin Carolan
  • Photography By [Avian Fetus Photographed By] – Ken Kohl
  • Recorded By [Bird Song Samples] – Jean C. Roché
  • Recorded By [Field Recordings] – Chris Watson
  • Soloist [Flute Solo] – Berglind María Tómasdóttir, Melkorka Ólafsdóttir, Áshildur Haraldsdóttir
  • Typography, Illustration [Digital Illuminations] – M/M (Paris)
  • Vocals, Flute [Digital Flute], Flute, Arranged By [Vocal, Choir And Cello Arrangements] – Björk

Notes

- 200 g black vinyl (weighed)
- glossy cover
- glossy heavy inner sleeves
- some copies came with circular transparent sticker on front cover

Sticker reads:
björk
utopia
Björk
the new album
conceived by Björk & Arca
includes download card
tplp1381

From the sleeve and inner sleeves:
Published by Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., except A1, A3, C4, D2, D5: published by Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd./EMI April Music Inc (ASCAP); D4: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd./Copyright Control (APRA)

Original recording on D4: 'Kindred Spirits: Music for harmonic whirlies' composed, performed and recorded by Sarah Hopkins © 1996 Sarah Hopkins APRA

Original recording on C3: 'Mo-mo' track recorded in the village of Damaindeh-Bau, Finisterre Range, Papua New Guinea, taken from the album 'Sacred Flute Music From New Guinea: Madang/Windim Mabu' by Ragnar Johnson & Jessica Mayer © 2016 soma024, courtesy of Ideologic Organ/Editions Mego

Various bird song samples used by kind permission of Jean C. Roché from his recordings 'Oiseau du (Birds of) Venezuela'

Various Icelandic field recordings by Chris Watson

Thanks to David Toop and Stephen O'Malley for their help with sourcing and clearing samples

Thanks to Ásmundur Jónsson @ Smekkleysa

p/c 2017 One Little Indian Ltd / Wellhart Ltd
The copyright in this sound recordings is owned by One Little Indian Records
All rights reserved

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 5 016958 087814
  • Barcode (Scanned): 5016958087814
  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Rights Society: APRA
  • Label Code: LC 03275
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, hand-etched): TPLP 1381 A-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, hand-etched): TPLP 1381 B-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side C, hand-etched): TPLP 1381 C-12
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side D, hand-etched): TPLP 1381 D-1 MANDY BSS

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
tplp1381cdx Björk Utopia ‎(CD, Album) One Little Indian tplp1381cdx UK 2017
podcd0839 Björk Utopia ‎(CD, Album) One Little Indian podcd0839 Australia 2017
none Björk Utopia ‎(14xFile, WAV, Album, 24 ) One Little Indian none 2017
none Björk Utopia ‎(14xFile, FLAC, Album, 24 ) One Little Indian none 2017
SL1820 Björk Utopia ‎(CDr, Album, Unofficial) Star Line SL1820 Russia 2018


Björk - Utopia mp3 album
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Utopia
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1740 mb
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1575 mb
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Experimental, Vocal, Ambient
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