Bjork Has New Album News -
Bjork, Photo: Ros O'Gorman music news

Bjork, Photo: Ros O'Gorman

Bjork Has New Album News

by on January 21, 2022

in News

Björk has penned “a whole new album”, which she hopes will be released in the summer.

In October, Bjork revealed she had made a record for “people who are making clubs at home in their living room”, amid the COVID-19 lockdown.

And in the latest update on the long-awaited follow-up to 2017’s ‘Utopia’, the 56-year-old artist revealed she loved the chance to focus entirely on the album without having to travel.

Björk explained how she relished being at her beach home in Reykjavík, Iceland, instead of being on the road when concerts were cancelled due to the spread of coronavirus.

In an interview with LA Weekly, Bjork was asked about the pandemic interfering with her ‘Cornucopia’ tour, to which she replied: “Yes, this has never happened before. I’m kinda excited about it.

“Usually, once you commit to a tour, it seems to lock into a grid which is most often fun but at worst can become conveyor-belty. So to put something on pause for two years and write a whole album and then come back to it is going to be interesting.”

She added: “Well, the lifestyle changes in COVID were not that huge in Iceland. I live on a beach in Reykjavík, the capital, and even in the tightest lockdowns I could walk up and down it. Then of course, hikes in the mountains… we spend a lot of time in nature here. And even in town, most things stayed open. I managed to write a whole album without travelling breaks, which felt absolutely delicious! I haven’t stayed so much home since I was 16 – loved it!”

Björk didn’t divulge any details about the theme of the new record, but she plans to release it this year.

She said: “I’m finishing [the new album] now, and it should probably come out in the summer.

“It’s always really hard for me to describe the album while I’m still making it.

“It isn’t until a few months later that I can look in the mirror and pretend there was a logic to it the whole time.”

In a separate interview with The Mercury News, she noted that the release date “depends on the speed of publishing in 2022. It’s sort of out of my hands. But I would say summer. That’s a rough estimate.”

‘Utopia’ received wide acclaim from critics and fans alike upon its release, and received a Grammy nomination for Best Alternative Music Album.

Be the first to see’s newest interviews and special features on YOUTUBE and updated regularly. See things first SUBSCRIBE here: Noise11 on YouTube SUBSCRIBE

Follow Noise11 on Social Media

Noise11 on Instagram

You’ll discover music news first following Noise11 on Twitter

Comment on the news of the day, join Noise11 on Facebook

Related Posts

Dog Trumpet photo by Ros O'Gorman
Dog Trumpet Release A Powerful Protest Song for Today ‘Fucking Idiots’

Dog Trumpet have addressed the madness of society today in one of the most powerful protest songs you will hear in a long time called ‘Fucking Idiots’.

24 hours ago
Shane Nicholson
Shane Nicholson Out Of Action With Covid A Second Time

Shane Nicholson has been sidelined again after catching Covid for a second time.

1 day ago
Dave Matthews photo by Ros O'Gorman
Dave Matthews Speaks Up About America’s Problem With White Supremacy and Gun Laws

Dave Matthews has called out America’s racism issue, its weakness with gun laws and the hate fueled speech of Fox News hosts in stoking those fires.

1 day ago
Alanis Morissette
Alanis Morissette To Release Meditation Album

Alanis Morissette has recorded a meditation album.

2 days ago
Taylor Hawkins Foo Fighters at Etihad Stadium on Tuesday 30 January 2018. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Chad Smith and Matt Cameron Apologise Over Taylor Hawkins Comments

Red Hot Chili Peppers' Chad Smith and Pearl Jam's Matt Cameron have apologised to the Foo Fighters for comments they made about Taylor Hawkins in a recent article.

2 days ago
Rod Stewart photo by Ros O'Gorman
Rod Stewart Kicks Off The Hits In Las Vegas

Rod Stewart is back performing ‘The Hits’ tour with dates set in at The Colosseum in Las Vegas.

3 days ago
Travis Barker, music news,
Travis Barker Marries Some Reality Star

Travis Barker has confirmed he is legally married to reality star Kourtney Kardashian by sharing photos from their wedding on social media.

4 days ago