Early/Icelandic recordings by Bj♫rk

By cvalda44 cvalda44
updated about 1 year ago

Includes all pre-solo and non-"Sugarcubes" releases involving Björk.

Please feel free to send me updates/corrections.

  1. Björk Guðmundsdóttir - Björk

    1977 - MC
    Björk's real 1st solo album, recorded at the age of 11.
    She sings, plays flute, saxophone and composes one song.
    Rare cassette version of the album.

  2. Björk Guðmundsdóttir - Björk

    1977 - LP
    Vinyl version of the child album - only few thousand copies pressed but that was enough for platinum in Iceland.

  3. Bergþóra Árnadóttir - Bergmál

    1982 - LP
    Björk does backing vocals and plays shaker as guest here.
    She had her own punk bands called Exodus and Spit and Snot at that time but none of them have known releases.

  4. Johann Sebastian Bach / Ingólfur Guðbrandsson & Pólýfónkórinn - Mattheusar-Passía

    1982 - 4xLP
    Björk performs as a member of Hamrahlíðarkórinn choir

  5. Tappi Tíkarrass - Bítið Fast Í Vítið

    1982 - EP
    5-track 12" vinyl
    Her first punk-pop band release.
    Björk plays keyboards and sings.

  6. Various - Rokk Í Reykjavík

    1982 - 2LP
    Tappi Tíkarrass - "Hrollur" and "Dúkkulísur" (not available on albums)

  7. Various - Rokk Í Reykjavík

    1982/83 - VHS
    TV documentary directed by Friðrik þór Friðriksson, based on the icelandic punk/new wave scene, filmed during the winter 1981/82 and released then on VHS

  8. Various - Rokk Í Reykjavík

    2CD reissue on Smekkleysa

  9. Tappi Tíkarrass - Miranda

    1983 - LP
    Full-length LP release.
    Björk plays keyboards and sings.

  10. Various - Ein Með Öllu

    1983 - LP
    Includes Tappi Tíkarrass - Ilty Ebni

  11. Various - Á Stuttbuxum

    1983 - LP
    Track 4: Björk Guðmundsdóttir "Afi"

  12. Björgvin Gíslason - Örugglega

    1983 - LP
    Track B1: "Afi"

  13. Kukl - Söngull

    1983 - 7"
    First 7" release by new project Kukl
    an anarcho-rock-jazz-punk band

  14. Various - SATT

    1984 - 3LP
    Tappi Tíkarrass - Sperglar and Seiður (not available on albums)

  15. K.U.K.L.* - The Eye

    1984/9 - LP (1997, 2002 - CD reissues)

    First Kukl full-length. Björk sings and plays woodwind instruments.

  16. Various - Tvær Í Takinu

    1984 - 2LP
    Another compilation with song "Afi" sung by Björk.

  17. K.U.K.L.* - À Paris 14.9.84

    1985 - MC
    Live in France on September 14, 1984

  18. Various - V.I.S.A. Présente

    1985 - LP
    French
    Kukl - Dismembered live (not available on albums)

  19. Kukl - Holidays In Europe (The Naughty Nought)

    1986/1 - LP (1997, 2002 - CD reissues)

    2nd album

  20. Various - Lystisnekkjan Gloría

    1986 - MC
    Bjork wrote a poem for this cassette

  21. Various - New Icelandic Music

    This rare cassette contains "Patré" song by hardly known Elgar Sisters project.
    Besides this MC the known releases of this band include only a demo tape.
    Some of their tracks appear as b-sides on Björk solo releases under her name.
    Includes also Kukl - The Man On The Cross

  22. Sykurmolarnir* - Einn Mol'á Mann

    1986/11 - 7"

    The first ever release by the band. Released in Iceland only.

  23. Various - Geyser • Anthology Of The Icelandic Independent Music Scene Of The Eighties

    1987 - LP
    Kukl - Man On The Cross (not available on albums)

  24. Bubbi* & MX-21 / Sykurmolarnir* - Skytturnar

    1987 - 12"
    Soundtrack for the film 'Skytturnar' by Friðrik þór Friðriksson

  25. Johnny Triumph & Sykurmolarnir* - Luftgitar

    1987 - 12"
    3-track 12", the only musical release by Sjón aka Johnny Triumph, Icelandic poet, who helped Björk with lyrics on some of the key songs of her solo career.