With Björk. Björk - Army Of Me (ABA All-Stars Mix) 3:54; Björk - Army of Me (featuring Skunk Anansie) 4:40; Björk - Army of Me (ABA All-Stars Mix Instrumental) 3:50; Björk - Army of Me (Masseymix) 5:06; Lists. Lyrically, the industrial rocksong was inspired by the damaging behavior of Björk's brother, and in the lyrics she tells him to stand up and to regain control of his life. Australian alternative metal band Beanbag covered the song on their 2001 second album Welladjusted. 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Mim Udovitch has described the song as "grinding techno fusion". It is a grinding, industrial tune, punctuated by numerous samples of explosions and lyrics which encourages the listener to stop complaining and get on with life – or else. Music video for Björk's Army of Me. SKU: ARMYOFME-HOOD-RED-Variable Category: Björk Tag: Merchandise. Björk - Army of Me performed live on the BBC 1 television show Top of the Pops, on 13 April 1995. The video was well received by critics. Björk – Army of Me. Dochód ze sprzedaży krążka zostanie przekazany na organizację Kolejna płyta Björk, na której znajdą się nowe wersje jej utworu "Army Of Me", ukaże się 30 maja. [28] Gondry's visual imagery was heavily praised: "Gondry is a treat with visual details in defining his realities, and he provides in 'Army of Me'. The museum sequence furnishes an example: Before Björk bombs it, there are many artworks on the walls, each piece reflecting the apparent banality of the museum. [24], For the music video of the song, Björk collaborated again with French film director Michel Gondry, who'd directed her video for "Human Behaviour" in 1993. But if the gorilla had kept it, it would have gone really tiny. There exists some version of the music video which censored the explosion of the bomb, and some showing "To Be Continued" at the end.[29]. Sneaking past the museum's guards, she places the bomb on one of the exhibits - the young man seen in the beginning of the video lying on an altar in a deep sleep. Genre Pop Comment by kjs insaino. Please enable Cookies and reload the page. Directed by Michel Gondry. Follow @genius She is examined by the dentist, an anthropomorphic gorilla, who discovers a diamond in her mouth. [22] The song was also ranked number 316 in Blender magazine's "The 500 Greatest Songs Since You Were Born". Before floating off the vehicle, she turns to the camera and shows metallic teeth. Army Of Me (Masseymix) Engineer – Phil "Gripper" Jones*, Tim Dickenson Remix, Bass [Big Muff Bass], Guitar [Voodoo Vibe Guitar] – Graham Massey: 5:15: 3: Army Of Me (Featuring Skunk Anansie) Featuring, Recorded By, Arranged By – Skunk Anansie Mixed By – Andy Scarfe*, Skunk Anansie: 4:37: 4: Army Of Me (Instrumental ABA All-Stars Mix) French progressive metal band Klone also recorded a cover of the song as a bonus track on their 2010 album Black Days. The vehicle begins to sputter and slow, prompting Björk to check the motor. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1995 Vinyl release of Army Of Me on Discogs. This project recruited fans and musicians from around the world to either cover or remix the 1995 track, "Army of Me". Björk comes and retrieves her loved one, crying small diamonds onto his shoulder. The song's accompanying music video was the product of another collaboration between Björk and Michel Gondry. The album was released in April in the UK and in late May 2005 in the US. Post One Little Indian 1995. Music video by Björk performing Army Of Me. Thanks to BjörkFTP for the recording. The ending of "Army of Me" 's music video depicted Björk bombing an art museum, and due to a recent terrorist bombing in Oklahoma City, MTV removed it from its playlist before it even aired. Shop Vinyl and CDs and complete your Björk collection. Discover more music, concerts, videos, and pictures with the largest catalogue online at Last.fm. The song was performed on the Greatest Hits Tour and on the Volta Tour, with the latter performance being included on Voltaïc, both in the live version recorded at the Olympic Studios in London, and in the DVD Live in Paris. Rapper Ryu sampled this song in the music video for his song "The One". Army of Me: Remixes and Covers was organised by Björk in response to a devastating Asian tsunami. If you like this, support Björk by buying her official live and studio recordings. [12], Eric Handerson of Slant Magazine found that the song "provocatively merges a Weather Report-esque jazz-fusion bass riff with a heavy-timbered rock drumbeat to match her contemptuous vocal delivery ('Self-sufficience, please! It features the singer driving an enormous vehicle through a city, fighting with a gorilla for re-obtaining a diamond and putting a bomb in a museum to free a boy. The first single from 1995's otherwise buoyant Post and a featured track on the Tank Girl soundtrack, as well as in the film. Army of Me. Björk premiered the song a day before the release of the single, on April 20, 1995, on Top of the Pops, with the Skunk Anansie. [15] According to Brantley Bardin of Details, "Army of Me" is "the album’s straightest song, a manifesto about self-sufficiency",[16] while for Liz Hoggard of The Observer, the track is "brutal yet tender". Once I've got the diamond and I run away with it, it becomes massive 'cos it's mine. The song was performed in a few live shows. B. Bjork Lyrics. Listen free to Björk – Army of Me (Army of Me, Cover Me and more). Army Of Me - Björk - tekst piosenki. Army of Me: Remixes and Covers was released in May 2005. The song was written and produced by Björk and Graham Massey, who helped her in producing and writing the majority of her third album. !function(t,e,r){var n,s=t.getElementsByTagName(e)[0],i=/^http:/.test(t.location)? It was well received by music critics, who noted its darkness and praised Björk's energy. Several other remixes (and covers) appear on Army of Me: Remixes and Covers. A jazz cover was released by the Yaron Herman Trio on their album A Time for Everything in 2007. I have to stand up and fight the fucking gorilla. Refreshingly Icelandic sentiments",[7] and further stating that "'Army Of Me' not only sounds fabulous—Led Zeppelin and techno welded together into a surging, operatic whole—but possesses a briskly pull-yourself-together tone. SoundCloud. 4 tracks (13:15). The cave version of "Cover Me" was recorded in a cave in Bahamas, and sounds of flying bats can be heard in the background. This particular performance featured additional vocals by Skin. Powerman 5000 released a cover of this song on their The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Vol. In 2005, Björk, to help the UNICEF, released a charity benefit compilation entitled Army of Me: Remixes and Covers, which featured a series of covers and remixes by artists from all over the world. "Army of Me" is a song by Björk, released in 1995 as the first, and leading, single from her second solo album Post. Björk – Army Of Me: Remixes And Covers. Like the song, it all makes sense in Björk's surreal, intellectually playful way". Stream Army of Me by Björk from desktop or your mobile device. defined the song "a staggering juggernaut of a track". Label: One Little Indian - 162TP7D,Mother Records - 162TP7D • Format: Vinyl 7 Björk - Army Of Me … This is for nonprofit, educational purposes only. Follow @genius on Twitter for updates Oglądaj wideo Army of Me w wykonaniu Björk z albumu Post za darmo, i zobacz grafikę, tekst utworu oraz podobnych wykonawców. [34], In 2005, Björk opened a contest to choose from various remixes for the song, to release a compilation to help raise funds for charity. Björk - Army Of Me (ABA All-Stars Mix) 3:54; Björk - Army of Me (featuring Skunk Anansie) 4:40; Björk - Army of Me (ABA All-Stars Mix Instrumental) 3:50; Björk - Army of Me (Masseymix) 5:06; Lists. [20] While reviewing Post, Andy Smith of The Providence Journal stated that "Post is an eclectic affair, opening with the assertive industrial clang of Army of Me'". Polish progressive metal/post-metal band Proghma-C recorded a cover version on their debut album Bar-do Travel, 2009. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1995 Cassette release of Army Of Me on Discogs. [23] In 2012, the song was ranked number 71 in Consequence of Sound's "Top 100 Songs Ever". Contributors. Add to cart. Björk hugs him, crying teardrops of jewels. Main genre: Rock / Pop. In 1995, The video was nominated for two MTV Video Music Awards, one for Best Special Effects in a Video and one for International Viewer's Choice Awards – MTV Europe, losing the former to "Love Is Strong" by The Rolling Stones and the latter to "Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me" by U2. After the explosion, she re-enters the building to find the man from the altar, who appears to have been just wakened by the blast. She then bolts toward the museum's exit, concerning the guards and other patrons. Abandoned Pools, an alternative rock band have also covered the song, which is available on The Reverb EP. [26], Björk and her label declined to use footage from the film Tank Girl (which features the track on its soundtrack) in the music video for "Army of Me".[27]. you'll meet an army of me you're on your own now we won't save you your rescue-squad is too exhausted and if you complain once more you'll meet an army of me Submit Corrections. Army of Me by Björk published on 2016-03-29T16:19:00Z. I'm not sure why I wrote it. 47 Comments; 0 Tags; Stand up You've got to manage I won't sympathize Anymore And if you complain once more You'll meet an army of me And if you complain once more You'll meet an army of me You're alright There's nothing wrong Self sufficiency please! Recommended by The Wall Street Journal (C) 1995 Bjork Overseas Ltd./One Little Indian Records Ltd.#Bjork #ArmyOfMe #Vevo Tekst do piosenki Army Of Me - Björk. Björk touches her cheek, appearing to have a toothache, and proceeds to a nearby dentist's office. It then cuts to Björk, wearing a black karate gi, driving a large vehicle through a city. Zobacz słowa utworu Army of Me wraz z teledyskiem i tłumaczeniem. So I have to go to the dentist, who tries to steal away from me a diamond I don't know I have."[25]. "[29], The ending of "Army of Me"'s music video depicted Björk bombing an art museum, and due to a recent terrorist bombing in Oklahoma City, MTV removed it from its playlist before it even aired. It is a grinding, industrial tune, punctuated by numerous samples of explosions and lyrics which encourages the listener to stop complaining and get on with life – or else. She takes the diamond back to her vehicle, all the while it multiplies in size until she is barely able to carry it. Björk - Army of Me - tekst piosenki, tłumaczenie piosenki i teledysk. The song's pounding industrial beat, menacing synth bass, and unusually aggressive lyrics ('And if you complain once more / You'll meet an army of me') stand in sharp contrast to the rest of the album and to most of her previous work. She then drives to a museum and proceeds inside, carrying a satchel containing a bomb. A woman drives a huge truck, a gorilla dentist tries to steal a diamond from her mouth, and she must rescue her beautiful boyfriend from interment in a boring museum exhibition. (Gondry and Björk would continue their collaboration until 2011 when the video for "Crystalline" was released.) Smarten yourself up!'"[7]. Contributors. English rock band Drama recorded a cover of the song to perform at the 2010 UK Live & Unsigned regional final in Manchester, March 7. The compilation, called Army of Me: Remixes and Covers was released in May 2005 and as of January 2006, the album had raised around £250,000 to help UNICEF's work in the south east Asian region.[37]. Writer(s): Bjork Gudmundsdottir, Graham Vernon Massey. One area shows a person observing a work which is a painting of a person in an art museum observing a work. The performance was called "extra-gritty"[32] and the accompaniment of Parkins was described as giving the song "fresh urgency".[33]. The first seconds of the music video show a young man in cryonic slumber. Sin, a French industrial band, covered the song, available on Errare Digital Est, Recall 2003. SoundCloud. Na Groove.pl znajdziesz najdokładniejsze tekstowo tłumaczenia piosenek w polskim Internecie. [17] Stuart Maconie of Q magazine praised the song by stating that its lyrics carries "bold and refreshing sentiments for a rock song. 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