Björk’s “Debut” is her second studio album released on July 5, 1993.
Track Listing : 1.Human Behaviour (Björk, Nellee Hooper) – 04:10 . 2.Crying (Björk, Nellee Hooper) – 04:52 . 3.Venus As A Boy (Björk) – 04:42 . 4.There’S More To Life Than This (Björk, Hooper) – 03:21 . 5.Like Someone In Love (Johnny Burke, James Van Heusen) – 04:33 . 6.Big Time Sensuality (Björk, Nellee Hooper) – 03:57 . 7.One Day (Björk) – 05:24 . 8.Aeroplane (Björk) – 03:54 . 9.Come To Me (Björk) – 04:55 . 10.Violently Happy (Björk, Nellee Hooper) – 04:59 . 11.The Anchor Song (Björk) – 03:32
Musicians : Björk – Vocals, Keyboards . Garry Hughes – Keyboards, Hammond Organ . Oliver Lake – Brass . Corky Hale – Harp . Gary Barnacle – Brass . Marius De Vries – Keyboards . Nellee Hooper – Percussion, Drums . Luís Jardim – Bass, Percussion, Drums . Talvin Singh – Tabla . Bruce Smith – Percussion, Drums . Martin Virgo – Keyboards . Paul Waller – Keyboards . Jon Mallison – Guitar . Mike Mower – Brass . Jhelisa Anderson – Backing Vocals
Production : Produced By Björk And Nellee Hooper . Paul Corkett – Engineer . Nellee Hooper – Engineer . Howie B – Engineer . Hugo Nicolson – Engineer . Brian Pugsley – Engineer . Al Stone – Engineer . Mark Warner – Assistant Engineer . Paul Wertheimer – Engineer . Goetz Botzenhardt – Assistant Engineer . Jim Abbiss – Engineer . Dave Burnham – Engineer . Pete Lewis – Assistant Engineer . Jon Mallison – Assistant Engineer . Mike Marsh – Mastering . Tim Dickenson – Assistant Engineer . Andy Bradford – Assistant Engineer . Oggy – Assistant Engineer . H. Shalleh – Engineer
Package : Jean-Baptiste Mondino – Photography
Recorded In 1992–1993.
Released On July 5, 1993 By One Little Indian.
The word electronica also seemed to describe Bjork’s sound. It was feminine and it was electronic. Her two sounds seemed to blend the two so well the name seemed to be made for her. […]
Debut is the utterly disappointing result. Rather than sticking to rock & roll, Debut is painfully eclectic. On “Come to Me” and “Venus as a Boy” Björk adds not just a string section but an entire orchestra from India. It’s more intrusive than galvanizing. […]
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And even though my musical knowledgebase has grown and my tastes have gotten more sophisticated, I still don’t know quite where to put this album. And that’s a great compliment. […]