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Label: One Little Indian - 162TP7D,Mother Records - 162TP7D • Format: Vinyl 7 Björk - Army Of Me … This project recruited fans and musicians from around the world to either cover or remix the 1995 track, "Army of Me". The Australian metal band Many Machines on Nine covered "Army of Me" on their self-titled 2000 EP. [4], "Army of Me" was written in 1992[citation needed] by Björk and Graham Massey, during one of the first recording sessions for Debut, along with "The Modern Things", but Björk decided to put the songs on hold and to wait for releasing them. Listen free to Björk – Army of Me - Single. Post One Little Indian 1995. SoundCloud. //]]>, Sorry, we have to make sure you're a human before we can show you this page. The song was written and produced by Björk and Graham Massey, who helped her in producing and writing the majority of her third album. Genre Pop Comment by kjs insaino. Na Groove.pl znajdziesz najdokładniejsze tekstowo tłumaczenia piosenek w polskim Internecie. Limited edition red hoody featuring ‘Army Of Me’ logos and artwork. Within weeks it was broadcast, although this "foreshadowed a string of unlucky events that would further hinder Post ' … Listen free to Björk – Army of Me (Army of Me, Cover Me and more). "Army of Me" was a commercial success and the first single from Björk to enter the top 10 on the UK Singles Chart. "Army of Me" is so much about me actually learning that I have to defend myself. Contains samples of 2 songs. From over 600 responses Björk and her co-writer Graham Massey picked the best twenty to appear on the album. Army of Me: Remixes and Covers was released in May 2005. English rock band Drama recorded a cover of the song to perform at the 2010 UK Live & Unsigned regional final in Manchester, March 7. —Björk talking to Jon Savage about the song. Lyrically, the industrial rock song was inspired by the damaging behavior of Björk's brother, and in the lyrics she tells him to stand up and to regain control of his life. But if the gorilla had kept it, it would have gone really tiny. Wyróżniamy się unikalnymi interpretacjami tekstów, które pozwolą Ci na dokładne zrozumienie … The passers-by seem to ignore the mass of the vehicle. However, 'Army of Me' seems like a precursor of the dark, introspective tone and sparse electronica arrangements of Björk's next album, 1997's Homogenic. Stand up you've got to manage I won't sympathize anymore "Army of Me" is a song recorded by Icelandic musician Björk for her second studio album Post (1995). It was well received by music critics, who noted its darkness and praised Björk's energy. Wash your hair! It features the singer driving an enormous vehicle through a city, fighting with a gorilla for re-obtaining a diamond and putting a bomb in a museum to free a boy. Sin, a French industrial band, covered the song, available on Errare Digital Est, Recall 2003. The video was well received by critics. Polish progressive metal/post-metal band Proghma-C recorded a cover version on their debut album Bar-do Travel, 2009. Contributors. Tags: More Than 20 Covers, Single. [12], Eric Handerson of Slant Magazine found that the song "provocatively merges a Weather Report-esque jazz-fusion bass riff with a heavy-timbered rock drumbeat to match her contemptuous vocal delivery ('Self-sufficience, please! The first seconds of the music video show a young man in cryonic slumber. The female vocals on the chorus were recorded by Tanja Keilen. The song was featured on Björk's compilation album, Greatest Hits (2002). This is for nonprofit, educational purposes only. 20 track CD album. Army of Me by Björk published on 2016-03-29T16:19:00Z. Add to cart. Powerman 5000 released a cover of this song on their The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Vol. Tekst do piosenki Army Of Me - Björk. "Army of Me" is a song recorded by Icelandic musician Björk for her second studio album Post (1995). (C) 1995 Bjork Overseas Ltd./One Little Indian Records Ltd.#Bjork #ArmyOfMe #Vevo Once I've got the diamond and I run away with it, it becomes massive 'cos it's mine. Oglądaj wideo Army of Me w wykonaniu Björk z albumu Post za darmo, i zobacz grafikę, tekst utworu oraz podobnych wykonawców. Björk – Army of Me. A jazz cover was released by the Yaron Herman Trio on their album A Time for Everything in 2007. That's surrealism for me. She then bolts toward the museum's exit, concerning the guards and other patrons. If you like this, support Björk by buying her official live and studio recordings. Skunk Anansie) — 4:33, "Army of Me" (Instrumental ABA All-Stars Mix) — 3:46, This page was last edited on 11 December 2020, at 21:49. Please enable Cookies and reload the page. In the odd and surreal music video, Björk is the driver of a tanker truck. This article is about the Björk song. The album was released in April in the UK and in late May 2005 in the US. The song's accompanying music video was the product of another collaboration between Björk and Michel Gondry. Music video by Björk performing Army Of Me. Björk - Army Of Me Hoody - Red quantity. “Army of Me” was released on April 21, 1995 as the lead single from Björk’s second full-length Post (1995). Tim Walker of The Independent thought that "catchy, commercial song that was utterly original, and she's easily beautiful enough to have taken advantage of her sexuality in the video, but instead she got Michel Gondry to make a brilliant promo about her going to a gorilla dentist to get a huge diamond pulled out of her mouth". It then cuts to Björk, wearing a black karate gi, driving a large vehicle through a city. [23] In 2012, the song was ranked number 71 in Consequence of Sound's "Top 100 Songs Ever". Discover more music, concerts, videos, and pictures with the largest catalogue online at Last.fm. There exists some version of the music video which censored the explosion of the bomb, and some showing "To Be Continued" at the end.[29]. Contributors. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1995 Cassette release of Army Of Me on Discogs. The song was performed on the Vespertine World Tour, where it was accompanied by Zeena Parkins. A woman drives a huge truck, a gorilla dentist tries to steal a diamond from her mouth, and she must rescue her beautiful boyfriend from interment in a boring museum exhibition. Sneaking past the museum's guards, she places the bomb on one of the exhibits - the young man seen in the beginning of the video lying on an altar in a deep sleep. The dentist is actually a gorilla, and Björk explained: When Michel [Gondry] gets his strokes of genius and, in the video for "Army of Me", wants a dentist that's a gorilla to find a diamond in my mouth, some people call it nonsense. [24], For the music video of the song, Björk collaborated again with French film director Michel Gondry, who'd directed her video for "Human Behaviour" in 1993. It is a grinding, industrial tune, punctuated by numerous samples of explosions and lyrics which encourages the listener to stop complaining and get on with life – or else. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1995 Cassette release of Army Of Me on Discogs. [11] The verses' melody and bass line are in Locrian mode, which is unusual for a pop song. B. Bjork Lyrics. Björk Guðmundsdóttir (wym. Australian alternative metal band Beanbag covered the song on their 2001 second album Welladjusted. The single was released on April 21, 1995, as a two-CD edition. It was released on 21 April 1995 by One Little Indian as the lead single from the album. Stop whining! Stream Army of Me by Björk from desktop or your mobile device. Italian nu metal band Exilia recorded a cover of this song on their album Can't Break Me Down in 2005. The song was performed again in summer 2012 in Lollapalooza Chile as part of the Biophilia Tour replacing most of the instrumental part with a Tesla coil. This particular performance featured additional vocals by Skin. ')"[13] Natalie Curtis described the song as "inelegant",[14] on a similar note, Mim Udovitch of Rolling Stone dubbed it as "ominous, anthemic",[11] with Lou Stathis of MTV stating that "Army Of Me" is "booming, martial-march techno". SoundCloud. [17] Stuart Maconie of Q magazine praised the song by stating that its lyrics carries "bold and refreshing sentiments for a rock song. The singer "said that she wanted to capture that 'tanker-truck' feeling, the sense of a big machine grinding unstoppably through town"[25] and further stated: "I thought I should be driving a very, very big truck to try to wake this person who's asleep, so I get the biggest truck in the world, and I'm so mad I've got metallic teeth, because when you're really angry, you grind your teeth. The song was performed on the Greatest Hits Tour and on the Volta Tour, with the latter performance being included on Voltaïc, both in the live version recorded at the Olympic Studios in London, and in the DVD Live in Paris. The track was recorded and mixed in less than 7 hours, as recalled by the band,[8] and features Björk making heavy use of screaming vocals. But it's probably the most realistic way of expressing what situation I'm in – all these people trying to take things away from me, and the gorilla finding a diamond that I don't know I have and then stealing it. Description Additional information Description. It is a collection of seventeen eclectic remixes of Björk’s song “Army of Me” from Post, her 1995 album. The performance on the Post Tour was called "explosive" by Adrien Begrand of PopMatters[31] and was released on Live Box, in the Post Live CD, with the same performance being released on Björk's video Live at Shepherds Bush Empire. The vehicle's engine assembly consists of a mouth in which all of the teeth appear rotten, comically exaggerated by a shaggy-looking man engulfed in a stench-cloud crawling out of the mouth and offending passers-by. Abandoned Pools, an alternative rock band have also covered the song, which is available on The Reverb EP. For other uses, see. [ˈpjœr̥k ˈkvʏðmʏntsˌtoʊhtɪr] i; ur. AZLyrics. Björk – Army Of Me: Remixes And Covers. Björk premiered the song a day before the release of the single, on April 20, 1995, on Top of the Pops, with the Skunk Anansie. The song was performed in a few live shows. 47 Comments; 0 Tags; Stand up You've got to manage I won't sympathize Anymore And if you complain once more You'll meet an army of me And if you complain once more You'll meet an army of me You're alright There's nothing wrong Self sufficiency please! It was released on 21 April 1995 by One Little Indian as the lead single from the album. Belgian metal band Silent covered this song on their 2005 self-titled demo. Producers: Björk, Graham Massey, Nellee Hooper. Björk – Army of Me. "[10], The song is dominated by a heavy bass line and features synthesizer. I have to stand up and fight the fucking gorilla. 1 compilation. Stream Army of Me by Björk from desktop or your mobile device. While she is going to the room of the dentist, her image appears reflected in a series of mirrors that make it impossible to distinguish her real self. Björk - Army Of Me (ABA All-Stars Mix) 3:54; Björk - Army of Me (featuring Skunk Anansie) 4:40; Björk - Army of Me (ABA All-Stars Mix Instrumental) 3:50; Björk - Army of Me (Masseymix) 5:06; Lists. [22] The song was also ranked number 316 in Blender magazine's "The 500 Greatest Songs Since You Were Born". The dentist attempts to steal the diamond for himself, but Björk leaps onto his back and pummels him, and, retrieving the diamond, escapes the office. 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