Björk has revealed the title of her new album ‘Fossora’, and mentioned the way it considerations the loss of life of her mom in 2018.
In a brand new interview with The Guardian, the Icelandic singer formally introduced the follow-up to 2017’s ‘Utopia’, which is touted to reach this autumn.
Two songs from the file, ‘Sorrowful Soil’ and ‘Ancestress’, are stated to be directed tributes to the singer’s mom, Hildur Rúna Hauksdóttir, who died in 2018.
On the latter monitor, she sings: “The machine of her breathed all evening whereas she rested / Revealed her resilience / After which it didn’t.”
Discussing her mom’s loss of life on the age of 72, the singer added: “That’s fairly early. I feel me and my brother weren’t able to … we thought she had 10 years left. So we had been like: ‘Come on,’ and getting her to combat and … and it was like she had an interior clock in her and she or he was simply able to go.”
Because the interview describes, the album cowl for ‘Fossora’ sees Björk as “a glowing forest sprite, her fingertips fusing with the implausible fungi below her hooves.”
‘Fossora’ is about to characteristic collaborations with Serpentwithfeet and Indonesian punks Gabber Modus Operandi, in addition to contributions from her son Sindri and daughter Doa.
Again in October 2021, the Icelandic musician defined that the follow-up to ‘Utopia’ was “for people who find themselves making golf equipment at dwelling of their front room” through the COVID-enforced lockdown.
Björk described the file’s sound as being like “a person who was headbanging, then sat down once more and had one other glass of crimson wine, and everyone seems to be dwelling by 10 o’clock, executed with the dancing and the whole lot”.
The artist additionally revealed that her new tracks had been largely across the 80-90 beats per minute mark as a result of that’s the velocity she walks at.