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Björk Guðmundsdóttir ( /ˈbjɜrk/; [ˈpjœr̥k ˈkvʏðmʏntsˌtoʊhtɪr] ( listen); born 21 November 1965), known simply as Björk, is an Icelandic singer-songwriter. Her musical style is eclectic and she has achieved recognition in rock, jazz, electronic dance music, classical, and folk.. Björk was born and raised in Reykjavík, Iceland. Her mother is Hildur Rúna Hauksdóttir, an activist who protested against Kárahnjúkar, a controversial hydro-electric development in Iceland, and her father is Guðmundur Gunnarsson, a union leader and electrician.. Her musical career began when she was eleven with her study of classical piano in elementary school. One of her instructors sent a recording of Björk singing Tina Charles' song "I Love to Love" to RÚV, then the only radio station in Iceland. The recording was broadcast on radio nationally; after hearing it, a representative of the record label Fálkinn contacted Björk to offer a record contract. An album, Björk, was recorded and released in 1977....
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Earth Intruders Club Mixes EP, EPBjörk - The Live DebutThe Live Debut, Live AlbumBjörk - MTV: Unplugged: Live 'n' LoudMTV: Unplugged: Live 'n' Loud, Live AlbumMTV History 2000: Björk, Compilation albumBjörk - Hunter EPHunter EP, Remix2001-10-12: Wang, Boston (disc 2), Live Album2001-10-12: Wang, Boston (disc 1), Live Album2001-09-18: Frankfurt, Germany (disc 2), Live AlbumBjörk's sixth studio album, Studio albumMTV History 2000: Björk (disc 2)Björk - BjörkBjörk, Album (1977)Björk - Big Time SensualityBig Time Sensuality, Single (1992)Björk - Venus as a BoyVenus as a Boy, Single (1992)Björk - Human BehaviourHuman Behaviour, Single (1992)Björk - DebutDebut, Album (1993)Björk - VesselVessel, Live Album (1993)Björk - The Best Mixes From the Album - Debut for All the People Who Don't Buy White-LabelsThe Best Mixes From the Album - Debut for All the People Who Don't Buy White-Labels, Remix (1993)Björk - Violently HappyViolently Happy, Single (1993)Björk - The Best Mixes from the Album Debut for All the People Who Don't Buy White LabelsThe Best Mixes from the Album Debut for All the People Who Don't Buy White Labels, Maxi-Single (1993)Björk - Debut Box Set - The CD Singles Collection from DebutDebut Box Set - The CD Singles Collection from Debut, Unofficial Release (1994)Björk - IsobelIsobel, Single (1994)Björk - Army of MeArmy of Me, Single (1994)Björk - PostPost, Album (1995)Björk - It's Oh So QuietIt's Oh So Quiet, Single (1995)Björk - TelegramTelegram, Remix (1995)Björk - HyperballadHyperballad, Single (1996)Björk - Hyper-BalladHyper-Ballad, Single (1996)Björk - Possibly MaybePossibly Maybe, Single (1996)Björk - JógaJóga, Single (1996)Björk - Bachelorette (disc 3)Bachelorette (disc 3), Album (1996)Björk - Hunter (disc 3)Hunter (disc 3), Album (1996)Björk - I Miss You / Cover MeI Miss You / Cover Me, Single (1996)Björk - Enjoy / Possibly MaybeEnjoy / Possibly Maybe, Remix (1996)Björk - BacheloretteBachelorette, Single (1996)Björk - I Miss You (Part 2)I Miss You (Part 2), Single (1997)Björk - I Miss You (Part 1)I Miss You (Part 1), Single (1997)Björk - Celebrating Wood and MetalCelebrating Wood and Metal, Live Album (1997)Björk - HomogenicHomogenic, Album (1997)Björk - HunterHunter, Single (1997)Björk - Alarm CallAlarm Call, Single (1998)Björk - All Is Full of LoveAll Is Full of Love, Remix (1999)Björk - All Is Full of LoveAll Is Full of Love, Single (1999)Björk - VolumenVolumen, DVD-Video (1999)Björk - Who Is It? (disc 2)Who Is It? (disc 2), Album (1999)Björk - SelmasongsSelmasongs, Soundtrack (1999)Björk - GigGig, Album (2000)Björk - Hidden PlaceHidden Place, Single (2001)Björk - VespertineVespertine, Album (2001)Björk - Live at Shepherds Bush EmpireLive at Shepherds Bush Empire (2001)Björk - Live in CambridgeLive in Cambridge, DVD-Video (2001)Björk - Pagan PoetryPagan Poetry, Single (2001)Björk - Hidden Place (disc 2)Hidden Place (disc 2) (2001)Björk - Live at Royal Opera HouseLive at Royal Opera House, Live Album (2001)Björk - CocoonCocoon, Single (2001)Björk - It's in Our HandsIt's in Our Hands, Single (2001)Björk - MTV Unplugged / LiveMTV Unplugged / Live, DVD-Video (2002)Björk - MTV Unplugged & MTV LiveMTV Unplugged & MTV Live, Live Album (2002)Björk - Family TreeFamily Tree, Compilation album (2002)Björk - Greatest Hits - Volumen 1993–2003Greatest Hits - Volumen 1993–2003, DVD-Video (2002)Björk - Volumen PlusVolumen Plus, DVD-Video (2002)Björk - Greatest Hits: Volumen 1993-2003Greatest Hits: Volumen 1993-2003, Compilation album (2003)Björk - Vespertine LiveVespertine Live, Live Album (2003)Björk - Post LivePost Live, Live Album (2003)Björk - Homogenic LiveHomogenic Live, Live Album (2003)Björk - Debut LiveDebut Live, Live Album (2003)Björk - Live BoxLive Box, Live Album (2003)Björk - Later with Jools HollandLater with Jools Holland, Unofficial Release (2003)Björk - Inside BjörkInside Björk (2003)Björk - LaterLater, Live Album (2003)Björk - MinusculeMinuscule (2003)Björk - Who Is It (disc 1)Who Is It (disc 1), SACD (2003)Björk - MedúllaMedúlla, Album (2004)Björk - The Inner or Deep Part of an Animal or Plant StructureThe Inner or Deep Part of an Animal or Plant Structure, DVD-Video (2004)Björk - Who Is ItWho Is It, Single (2004)Björk - Triumph of a HeartTriumph of a Heart, Single (2005)Björk - Army of Me (Remixes and Covers)Army of Me (Remixes and Covers), Remix (2005)Björk - The Medúlla VideosThe Medúlla Videos, NTSC (2005)Björk - Army of Me: Remixes and CoversArmy of Me: Remixes and Covers (2005)Björk - Drawing Restraint 9Drawing Restraint 9, Soundtrack (2005)Björk - (Surrounded) (disc 2: Post)(Surrounded) (disc 2: Post), Album (2006)Björk - SurroundedSurrounded, DualDisc (2006)Björk - VoltaVolta, Album (2006)Björk - Earth IntrudersEarth Intruders, Single (2007)Björk - Declare IndependenceDeclare Independence, Single (2007)Björk - WanderlustWanderlust, Single (2007)Björk - Volta (disc 1)Volta (disc 1) (2009)Björk - VoltaïcVoltaïc, Test Pressing (2009)
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