Thursday Morning Melody: Pretty Face

A beat is laid out, hesitantly moving along at first, then careering, taking off; soon sepia-toned clouds of piano gather overhead, shimmering, turning darker and richer, and then Sóley raises her voice – a voice that, until five years ago, she didn’t even consider a proper ‘singing…

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Thursday Morning Melody: Who Is It?

The queen of bizarre, brilliant, and eclectic music, Bjork has been the object of much adoration – and much scrutiny – over the years. From her first solo album, Debut, which went platinum in 1993, to her much-discussed swan dress at the 2001 Academy Awards (where, more…

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