Song of the Day by Eric Berman – “Birthday” by The Sugarcubes

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Song of the Day by Eric Berman – “Birthday” by The Sugarcubes

Possessing an otherworldly approach to singing and an obtuse sense of fashion, Iceland’s greatest musical export is Bjork! Go ahead…name another!

Bjork started out as a children’s recording artist making her first record at the age of 11. By the late ’80s, she joined The Sugarcubes and had a large alternative hit with “Birthday.” The band could not sustain its Fleetwood Mac-like relationship issues and broke up after a few albums allowing Bjork to spread her wings (ever seen that dress) and become the most original vocalist since Yma Sumac.

Her new album is entitled Vulnicura.

Posted: March 19th, 2015 under Bjork, Music, Rock, The Sugarcubes.
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