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Ceremony: MEGARATE || Vespertine - Björk

alsemanche

Welcome to the ceremony of the Megarate of Björk’s Vespertine!

The results for each song will be posted along with their highest and lowest rating users.

Feel free to comment on each song after its results are posted! I will keep a short period of time before each post for that. I will also announce the winner of the Top 3 predictions when all the results are out. They will get to give two songs 11 instead of one on the next Megarate!

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Vespertine (2001) is the fourth studio album by Björk. Björk wanted to make an album with an intimate, domestic sound, deviating from the sonority of her previous studio album Homogenic. The production thus uses instruments such as the harp, the celesta, clavichord, strings, and custom music boxes made specifically for the album. Underneath these instruments resides a collection of microbeats made with household items, such as shuffling cards and cracked ice. Thematically, the album tackles love, sex, and relationships, as well as hope. Björk finds inspiration in artists such as E.E. Cummings and Sarah Kane.
Vespertine peaked at #19 on the US Billboard 200 and at #8 on the UK Albums Chart. It was widely acclaimed by critics, with praise centered on its erotic, intimate mood and sonic experimentation. The album appeared on several publications' lists of the best albums of 2001 and of the decade and has often been considered Björk's best album to date.

Tracklist:

1.      Hidden Place
2.      Cocoon
3.      It’s Not Up To You
4.      Undo
5.      Pagan Poetry
6.      Frosti
7.      Aurora
8.      An Echo, A Stain
9.      Sun in My Mouth
10.  Heirloom
11.  Harm of Will
12.  Unison
13.  Generous Palmstroke (Bonus Track)
14.  Domestica (Bonus Track)
15.  It’s in Our Hands (Bonus Track)
16.  Foot Soldier (Bonus Track)

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I will be doing a Megarate of Medúlla next. A post about it will be up soon with links to rank and everything. I hope you all join again!

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alsemanche
1 minute ago, HausOfAntonio said:

Pagan Poetry stans where u at????

You just summoned the entire bjork fandom basically

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alsemanche

Should we wait for more people to arrive? :fatcat:

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alsemanche

Oh well I'll start anyway, first out coming up

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12 minutes ago, alsemanche said:

You just summoned the entire bjork fandom basically

How could you not stan :ally:

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HausOfAntonio

Ngl I listened to this song for the first time because of the Megarate. Its cute I’m a fan. 
 

EDIT: This basically refers to all the bonus tracks :billie:

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alsemanche
Just now, HausOfAntonio said:

Ngl I listened to this song for the first time because of the Megarate. Its cute I’m a fan. 

Foot Soldier? Same :ally:

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Just now, alsemanche said:

Foot Soldier? Same :ally:

All the bonus tracks :enigma:

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alsemanche

I'm gonna move faster since barely anyone is online rn

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