Oglądaj wideo Army of Me w wykonaniu Björk z albumu Post za darmo, i zobacz grafikę, tekst utworu oraz podobnych wykonawców. The passers-by seem to ignore the mass of the vehicle. Tim Walker of The Independent thought that "catchy, commercial song that was utterly original, and she's easily beautiful enough to have taken advantage of her sexuality in the video, but instead she got Michel Gondry to make a brilliant promo about her going to a gorilla dentist to get a huge diamond pulled out of her mouth". View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1995 Cassette release of Army Of Me on Discogs. The first CD contained the Icelandic version of "You've Been Flirting Again" and the cave version of "Cover Me", both from Post. The alternative metal/post-hardcore band Helmet recorded a cover of "Army of Me" which was released on a Music for Our Mother Ocean benefit compilation. The performance was called "extra-gritty"[32] and the accompaniment of Parkins was described as giving the song "fresh urgency".[33]. Listen free to Björk – Army of Me (Army of Me, Cover Me and more). The cave version of "Cover Me" was recorded in a cave in Bahamas, and sounds of flying bats can be heard in the background. [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". Björk Guðmundsdóttir (wym. Italian nu metal band Exilia recorded a cover of this song on their album Can't Break Me Down in 2005. Music video by Björk performing Army Of Me. Belgian metal band Silent covered this song on their 2005 self-titled demo. Björk premiered the song on some gigs during the Debut Tour before the release of the album. //, Sorry, we have to make sure you're a human before we can show you this page. Army of Me. When the Levee Breaks by Led Zeppelin (1971) Drums Rock / Pop. This project recruited fans and musicians from around the world to either cover or remix the 1995 track, "Army of Me". [22] The song was also ranked number 316 in Blender magazine's "The 500 Greatest Songs Since You Were Born". The track was recorded and mixed in less than 7 hours, as recalled by the band,[8] and features Björk making heavy use of screaming vocals. "Army of Me" is a song recorded by Icelandic musician Björk for her second studio album Post (1995). Sin, a French industrial band, covered the song, available on Errare Digital Est, Recall 2003. 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. 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. The song was featured on Björk's compilation album, Greatest Hits (2002). "Army of Me" is a song by Björk, released in 1995 as the first, and leading, single from her second solo album Post. That's surrealism for me. Björk - Army of Me - tekst piosenki, tłumaczenie piosenki i teledysk. Polish progressive metal/post-metal band Proghma-C recorded a cover version on their debut album Bar-do Travel, 2009. For other uses, see. From over 600 responses Björk and her co-writer Graham Massey picked the best twenty to appear on the album. Stop whining! The song was performed on the Debut Tour before the official release. 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 You're alright There's nothing wrong Self-sufficience please! However, 'Army of Me' seems like a precursor of the dark, introspective tone and sparse electronica arrangements of Björk's next album, 1997's Homogenic. The single also contained "Sweet Intuition", a song composed by Björk and Black Dog, whose lyrics will be the base of the composing for another song written by Björk for Madonna: "Bedtime Story". [11] The verses' melody and bass line are in Locrian mode, which is unusual for a pop song. 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. 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. Like the song, it all makes sense in Björk's surreal, intellectually playful way". It was released on 21 April 1995 by One Little Indian as the lead single from the album. If you like this, support Björk by buying her official live and studio recordings. Contains samples of 2 songs. The song's accompanying music video was the product of another collaboration between Björk and Michel Gondry. Contributors. She then drives to a museum and proceeds inside, carrying a satchel containing a bomb. [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]. She takes the diamond back to her vehicle, all the while it multiplies in size until she is barely able to carry it. !function(t,e,r){var n,s=t.getElementsByTagName(e)[0],i=/^http:/.test(t.location)? 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. 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]. The chorus of the song, with drums and electronic bass in the background. Recommended by The Wall Street Journal It was released on 21 April 1995 by One Little Indian as the lead single from the album. Several other remixes (and covers) appear on Army of Me: Remixes and Covers. Add to cart. Directed by Michel Gondry. 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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. The Australian metal band Many Machines on Nine covered "Army of Me" on their self-titled 2000 EP. Zobacz słowa utworu Army of Me wraz z teledyskiem i tłumaczeniem. SoundCloud. I have to stand up and fight the fucking gorilla. Once I've got the diamond and I run away with it, it becomes massive 'cos it's mine. "http":"https";t.getElementById(r)||(n=t.createElement(e),n.id=r,n.src=i+"://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js",s.parentNode.insertBefore(n,s))}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); SKU: ARMYOFME-HOOD-RED-Variable Category: Björk Tag: Merchandise. 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. Before floating off the vehicle, she turns to the camera and shows metallic teeth. This particular performance featured additional vocals by Skin. Tags: More Than 20 Covers, Single. Music video by Björk performing Army Of Me. The dentist attempts to steal the diamond for himself, but Björk leaps onto his back and pummels him, and, retrieving the diamond, escapes the office. Stand up you've got to manage I won't sympathize anymore Na Groove.pl znajdziesz najdokładniejsze tekstowo tłumaczenia piosenek w polskim Internecie. [30] However, within weeks it was broadcast,[30] but cut off before the bomb goes off. Post One Little Indian 1995. Genre Pop Comment by kjs insaino. It was well received by music critics, who noted its darkness and praised Björk's energy. [7], In a very positive review, Heather Phares of AllMusic stated that "Atypical in its relative starkness and darkness, 'Army of Me' casts Björk against type as a warrior goddess fed up with whining, instead of her usual cyber-pixie persona. 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 second CD contained, among other remixes, a version of "Army of Me" which features Skunk Anansie. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1995 Vinyl release of Army Of Me on Discogs. So I have to go to the dentist, who tries to steal away from me a diamond I don't know I have."[25]. SoundCloud. Writer(s): Bjork Gudmundsdottir, Graham Vernon Massey. The clip depicts Björk as a tank girl of sorts who goes to the dentist (which happens to be a gorilla) to have a sore tooth pulled—only to have it turn into a giant diamond, which she uses to fuel her tank. This is for nonprofit, educational purposes only. Björk comes and retrieves her loved one, crying small diamonds onto his shoulder. With Björk. She performed it in a series of TV appearances, and notably, for the first time on Top of the Pops with Skunk Anansie. These are the formats and track listings of major single releases of "Army of Me". Björk – Army Of Me: Remixes And Covers. defined the song "a staggering juggernaut of a track". Discover more music, concerts, videos, and pictures with the largest catalogue online at Last.fm. The song was also turned into another video collaboration between Björk and her longtime director, Michael Gondry. 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! Oliver Weers, a Danish rock vocalist made semi-famous by his participation in the Danish X Factor in 2008, released a heavy metal-style cover version of "Army of Me" in 2008 on an album entitled Get Ready. The female vocals on the chorus were recorded by Tanja Keilen. 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. Within weeks it was broadcast, although this "foreshadowed a string of unlucky events that would further hinder Post ' … Abandoned Pools, an alternative rock band have also covered the song, which is available on The Reverb EP. AZLyrics. [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'". (C) 1995 Bjork Overseas Ltd./One Little Indian Records Ltd.#Bjork #ArmyOfMe #Vevo The song was written and produced by Björk and Graham Massey, who helped her in producing and writing the majority of her third album. It then cuts to Björk, wearing a black karate gi, driving a large vehicle through a city. One accurate version. onelittle, delysid, assaiki, cvalda44, ApeAstbury, thunderbolt93, epet, charp999, nono2strazz, marxos, julass. Australian alternative metal band Beanbag covered the song on their 2001 second album Welladjusted. Sizes can be seen in … The first single from 1995's otherwise buoyant Post and a featured track on the Tank Girl soundtrack, as well as in the film. The song received a wide coverage from other artists. 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]. [5] Even so, Björk performed the songs during some dates on her Debut Tour. Discover more music, concerts, videos, and pictures with the largest catalogue online at Last.fm. 'Stand up, you’ve got to manage ... /You're all right, there's nothing wrong / ... get to work / and if you complain once more, you'll meet an army of me". Skunk Anansie) — 4:33, "Army of Me" (Instrumental ABA All-Stars Mix) — 3:46, This page was last edited on 11 December 2020, at 21:49. Army Of Me - Björk - tekst piosenki. [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'. (C) 1995 Bjork Overseas Ltd./One Little Indian Records Ltd.#Bjork #ArmyOfMe #Vevo 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. Shop Vinyl and CDs and complete your Björk collection. The song was performed again in summer 2012 in Lollapalooza Chile as part of the Biophilia Tour replacing most of the instrumental part with a Tesla coil. 4 tracks (13:15). The album was released in April in the UK and in late May 2005 in the US. Follow @genius on Twitter for updates [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! This project recruited fans and musicians from around the world to either cover or remix the 1995 track, "Army of Me". [17] Stuart Maconie of Q magazine praised the song by stating that its lyrics carries "bold and refreshing sentiments for a rock song. 4 tracks (13:15). In addition to appearing in Tank Girl in 1995, the song was included in the soundtrack of Sucker Punch with further instrumentation by Skunk Anansie and remixing by Marius de Vries. [21], In 1995, "Army of Me" won an Icelandic Music Award for Song of the Year. The lyrics of the song are about Björk's brother, as revealed by the singer,[9] and show Björk daring him to move up and find a job to keep his life on, and also for him to not fall into bad things and learn to defend himself: "It's actually written to a relative of mine who had been a bit out of order for a while. Army of Me: Remixes and Covers was organised by Björk in response to a devastating Asian tsunami. Björk – Army of Me. The song was written and produced by Björk and Graham Massey, who helped her in producing and writing the majority of her third album. B. Bjork Lyrics. Credits adapted from Post album liner notes.[38]. 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. Additionally, the song was performed on every date of the Post Tour. Main genre: Rock / Pop. Army of Me: Remixes and Covers was released in May 2005. The song was performed in a few live shows. Maybe I felt that Debut had been such a polite, shy album – there was a side of me that was so shy and such a beginner, I was very flattered when everyone loved Debut but also a bit confused because it wasn't really me. Army Of Me Bass Tab by Björk with free online tab player. In the odd and surreal music video, Björk is the driver of a tanker truck. 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. "[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. German metalcore band Caliban covered this song on their 2006 album The Undying Darkness. The single was released on April 21, 1995, as a two-CD edition. [35] Over 600 remixes were submitted[36] and Björk was helped in the choosing of the tracks by fellow writer and composer Graham Massey. Björk hugs him, crying teardrops of jewels. "Army of Me" is so much about me actually learning that I have to defend myself. 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! Björk - Army Of Me Hoody - Red quantity. [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. 20 track CD album. 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. by Björk. —Björk talking to Jon Savage about the song. [23] In 2012, the song was ranked number 71 in Consequence of Sound's "Top 100 Songs Ever". [6] The singer further explained the song: "Imagine you're in a club full of heavy metal types and grunge people; 'Army of Me' is like someone's granny blasting out over the PA and saying, 'Snap out of it! [4], "Army of Me" was written in 1992[citation needed] by Björk and Graham Massey, during one of the first recording sessions for Debut, along with "The Modern Things", but Björk decided to put the songs on hold and to wait for releasing them. Wash your hair! Thanks to BjörkFTP for the recording. [18] According to The New York Times writer Joy Press, "'Army of Me' is so menacing and inorganic-sounding it verges on industrial rock",[19] and in a review, Pulse! Mim Udovitch has described the song as "grinding techno fusion". Please enable Cookies and reload the page. [ˈpjœr̥k ˈkvʏðmʏntsˌtoʊhtɪr] i; ur. 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) Genre Pop Comment by kjs insaino. 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. English rock band Drama recorded a cover of the song to perform at the 2010 UK Live & Unsigned regional final in Manchester, March 7. "Army of Me" is a song recorded by Icelandic musician Björk for her second studio album Post (1995). But it's probably the most realistic way of expressing what situation I'm in – all these people trying to take things away from me, and the gorilla finding a diamond that I don't know I have and then stealing it. From over 600 responses Björk and her co-writer Graham Massey picked the best twenty to appear on the album. It is a collection of seventeen eclectic remixes of Björk's song "Army of Me" from Post, her 1995 album. Smarten yourself up!'"[7]. The song has also been used in an episode of The Handmaid's Tale, and more recently in the second episode of the first season of A Discovery Of Witches. 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. 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