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** "All Is Full Of Love" was directed by Chris Cunningham and features her as a robot making love to another robot (who is also her).

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** "All Is Full Of Love" was directed by Chris Cunningham Creator/ChrisCunningham and features her as a robot making love to another robot (who is also her).


[[caption-width-right:300: This ''whole album'' is an alarm call....]]

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[[caption-width-right:300: This ''whole album'' is an alarm call....]]
''Emotional landscapes, they puzzle me.'']]


''Homogenic'' is the fourth studio album by Music/{{Bjork}}, released in 1997 as a follow-up to ''Music/{{Post}}''. It's known for mixing electronic beats with orchestral instruments, and it also serves as sort of a tribute to her homeland of UsefulNotes/{{Iceland}}. Because of its [[AvantGardeMusic experimental nature]], it may not be for everybody, but it definitely is one of the standouts/masterpieces of her career.

The album began with small music-making sessions in Björk's London-based home studio alongside audio engineer Mark Dravs, but the progress in these sessions was halted due to the media sensation caused by the suicide of Ricardo Lopez, a stalker of Björk. Following this, Björk ended up recording the whole of the album in the studio of a tour drummer that was located in Spain. Although she initially planned to self-produce the whole album, she enlisted multiple producers like she did with ''Post'', and would've included the likes of the Music/WuTangClan [[WhatCouldHaveBeen had they not been busy producing for their album]] ''Wu-Tang Forever''.

It was extremely well-received by critics and fans alike. Notable songs include "All Is Full Of Love", "Joga", "Hunter", "Bachelorette", and "Alarm Call". It has consistently received critical acclaim from its initial release to this day, and has frequently been hailed as one of the greatest electronica/TripHop albums of all time.

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''Homogenic'' is the fourth studio album by Music/{{Bjork}}, released in on September 22, 1997 as a the follow-up to ''Music/{{Post}}''. It's known for mixing electronic beats with orchestral instruments, instruments and for its grand production, and it also serves as sort of a tribute to her homeland of UsefulNotes/{{Iceland}}. Because of its [[AvantGardeMusic experimental nature]], it may not be for everybody, but it definitely is one of the standouts/masterpieces biggest masterpieces of her career.

The album began with small music-making sessions in Björk's London-based home studio alongside audio engineer Mark Dravs, but Dravs. However, the progress in these sessions was halted due to the media sensation caused by the suicide of stalker Ricardo Lopez, López, a stalker of Björk. Björk fan and video diarist who became so obsessed with her that he attempted to kill her with a letter bomb (which was fortunately intercepted before any harm could be done) and videotaped himself committing suicide. Following this, a shaken-up Björk ended up recording the whole of the album in the studio of a tour drummer that was located in Spain.Spain; a portion of the album's introspective and melancholic lyrical nature were influenced by the incident, including the Japanese bonus track "So Broken". Although she initially planned to self-produce the whole album, she enlisted multiple producers like she did with ''Post'', and would've included the likes of the Music/WuTangClan [[WhatCouldHaveBeen had they not been busy producing for their album]] ''Wu-Tang Forever''.

It was extremely well-received by critics and fans alike. Notable songs include "All Is Full Of of Love", "Joga", "Jóga", "Hunter", "Bachelorette", and "Alarm Call". It has consistently received critical acclaim from its initial release to this day, and has frequently been hailed as one of the greatest electronica/TripHop albums of all time.



# "Joga" (5:05)

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# "Joga" "Jóga" (5:05)



# "All Is Full Of Love" (4:32)

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# "All Is Full Of of Love" (4:32)



* ChangedForTheVideo: The video for "All Is Full Of Love" uses the Radio String Mix (actually the original mix!) instead of the album version.

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* ChangedForTheVideo: The video for "All Is Full Of of Love" uses the Radio String Mix (actually the original mix!) instead of the album version.



* CreatorBreakdown: The colder and moodier nature of this album can definitely be attributed to the aforementioned stalker incident.
* DarkerAndEdgier: ''Homogenic'' is a lot more dense and emotional in nature compared to ''Post'' and ''Debut''.



* GenreRoulette: Averted, as Bjork said herself that she wanted this album to have one flavour, hence the name "Homogenic."

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* GenreRoulette: Averted, as Bjork said herself that she wanted this album to have one flavour, hence the name "Homogenic." Nonetheless, she still manages to incorporate influences from other genres throughout the album.



* RoboRomance: The music video of "All Is Full Of Love" depicts a romance between two robots, both of whom are Björk.

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* RoboRomance: The music video of "All Is Full Of of Love" depicts a romance between two robots, both of whom are Björk.


* AntiLoveSong: "5 Years".

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* AntiLoveSong: "5 Years".Years" is basically a ReasonYouSuckSpeech to a lover who can't handle real intimacy in a relationship.
-->''I dare you to take me on''\\
''I dare you to show me your palms''\\
''What's so scary? Not a threat in sight''\\
''You just can't handle, you can't handle love''\\
[...]\\
''I dare you to take me on''\\
''I dare you to show me your palms''\\
''I'm so bored of cowards''\\
''That say they want, then they can't handle''



* CarefulWithThatAxe: Happens notably on "Pluto."

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* CarefulWithThatAxe: Happens notably on "Pluto.""Pluto", and to a lesser extent on "5 Years".



-->I'm going hunting\\
I'm a hunter

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-->I'm -->''I'm going hunting\\
I'm
hunting''\\
''I'm
a hunterhunter''



** "Immature" has no less than 3 stanzas, and two of those three repeat.

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** "Immature" has no less than only 3 stanzas, and two of those three repeat.



* PepTalkSong: "All Is Full Of Love.

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* PepTalkSong: "All Is Full Of Love."



--> ''I'm no fucking buddhist, but this is enlightment''

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--> ''I'm no fucking '''''fucking''''' buddhist, but this is enlightment''



* SelfBackingVocalist: On pretty much every song.

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* SelfBackingVocalist: On pretty much every song. Most obvious on songs like "Unravel", "Alarm Call" and "All is Full of Love"


* TheHunter: [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin "Hunter."]] Like the transformation/explosion in "Pluto," though, what's being hunted and why isn't made clear.


''Homogenic'' is the fourth studio album by Music/{{Bjork}}, released in 1997 as a follow-up to ''Music/{{Post}}''. It was extremely well received by critics and fans alike. Notable songs include "All Is Full Of Love", "Joga", "Hunter", "Bachelorette", and "Alarm Call". It's known for mixing electronic beats with orchestral instruments, and it also serves as sort of a tribute to her homeland of UsefulNotes/{{Iceland}}. Because of its [[AvantGardeMusic experimental nature]], it may not be for everybody, but it definitely is one of the standouts/masterpieces of her career. It has consistently received critical acclaim from its initial release to this day, and has frequently been hailed as one of the greatest electronica/TripHop albums of all time.

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''Homogenic'' is the fourth studio album by Music/{{Bjork}}, released in 1997 as a follow-up to ''Music/{{Post}}''. It was extremely well received by critics and fans alike. Notable songs include "All Is Full Of Love", "Joga", "Hunter", "Bachelorette", and "Alarm Call". It's known for mixing electronic beats with orchestral instruments, and it also serves as sort of a tribute to her homeland of UsefulNotes/{{Iceland}}. Because of its [[AvantGardeMusic experimental nature]], it may not be for everybody, but it definitely is one of the standouts/masterpieces of her career.career.

The album began with small music-making sessions in Björk's London-based home studio alongside audio engineer Mark Dravs, but the progress in these sessions was halted due to the media sensation caused by the suicide of Ricardo Lopez, a stalker of Björk. Following this, Björk ended up recording the whole of the album in the studio of a tour drummer that was located in Spain. Although she initially planned to self-produce the whole album, she enlisted multiple producers like she did with ''Post'', and would've included the likes of the Music/WuTangClan [[WhatCouldHaveBeen had they not been busy producing for their album]] ''Wu-Tang Forever''.

It was extremely well-received by critics and fans alike. Notable songs include "All Is Full Of Love", "Joga", "Hunter", "Bachelorette", and "Alarm Call".
It has consistently received critical acclaim from its initial release to this day, and has frequently been hailed as one of the greatest electronica/TripHop albums of all time.


* DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment: In "Hunter":
-->I'm going hunting\\
I'm a hunter



* GratuitousPanning: "Hunter" has violins in the center of the song while the electronic beats are shifted all the way to the right.






-->-- "All Is Full of Love"

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-->-- "All Is is Full of Love"


''Homogenic'' is the fourth studio album by Music/{{Bjork}}, released in 1997 as a follow-up to ''Music/{{Post}}''. It was extremely well received by critics and fans alike. Notable songs include "All Is Full Of Love", "Joga", "Hunter", "Bachelorette", and "Alarm Call". It's known for mixing electronic beats with orchestral instruments, and it also serves as sort of a tribute to her homeland of UsefulNotes/{{Iceland}}. Because of its [[AvantGardeMusic experimental nature]], it may not be for everybody, but it definitely is one of the standouts/masterpieces of her career.

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''Homogenic'' is the fourth studio album by Music/{{Bjork}}, released in 1997 as a follow-up to ''Music/{{Post}}''. It was extremely well received by critics and fans alike. Notable songs include "All Is Full Of Love", "Joga", "Hunter", "Bachelorette", and "Alarm Call". It's known for mixing electronic beats with orchestral instruments, and it also serves as sort of a tribute to her homeland of UsefulNotes/{{Iceland}}. Because of its [[AvantGardeMusic experimental nature]], it may not be for everybody, but it definitely is one of the standouts/masterpieces of her career. It has consistently received critical acclaim from its initial release to this day, and has frequently been hailed as one of the greatest electronica/TripHop albums of all time.


'''''Homogenic''''' is the fourth studio album by Music/{{Bjork}}, released in 1997 as a follow-up to ''Music/{{Post}}''. It was extremely well received by critics and fans alike. Notable songs include "All Is Full Of Love", "Joga", "Hunter", "Bachelorette", and "Alarm Call". It's known for mixing electronic beats with orchestral instruments, and it also serves as sort of a tribute to her homeland of UsefulNotes/{{Iceland}}. Because of its [[AvantGardeMusic experimental nature]], it may not be for everybody, but it definitely is one of the standouts/masterpieces of her career.

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'''''Homogenic''''' ''Homogenic'' is the fourth studio album by Music/{{Bjork}}, released in 1997 as a follow-up to ''Music/{{Post}}''. It was extremely well received by critics and fans alike. Notable songs include "All Is Full Of Love", "Joga", "Hunter", "Bachelorette", and "Alarm Call". It's known for mixing electronic beats with orchestral instruments, and it also serves as sort of a tribute to her homeland of UsefulNotes/{{Iceland}}. Because of its [[AvantGardeMusic experimental nature]], it may not be for everybody, but it definitely is one of the standouts/masterpieces of her career.


'''''Homogenic''''' is the fourth studio album by Music/{{Bjork}}, released in 1997 as a follow-up to ''Music/{{Post}}''. It was extremely well received by critics and fans alike. Notable songs include "All Is Full Of Love", "Joga", "Hunter", "Bachelorette", and "Alarm Call". It's known for mixing electronic beats with orchestral instruments, and it also serves as sort of a tribute to her homeland of UsefulNotes/{{Iceland}}. Because of its [[AvantGardeMusic experimental nature]], it may not be for everybody, but it definitely is one of the standouts/[[MagnumOpus masterpieces]] of her career.

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'''''Homogenic''''' is the fourth studio album by Music/{{Bjork}}, released in 1997 as a follow-up to ''Music/{{Post}}''. It was extremely well received by critics and fans alike. Notable songs include "All Is Full Of Love", "Joga", "Hunter", "Bachelorette", and "Alarm Call". It's known for mixing electronic beats with orchestral instruments, and it also serves as sort of a tribute to her homeland of UsefulNotes/{{Iceland}}. Because of its [[AvantGardeMusic experimental nature]], it may not be for everybody, but it definitely is one of the standouts/[[MagnumOpus masterpieces]] standouts/masterpieces of her career.


-> ''...if not the greatest electronic album of all time, it's certainly the greatest of its decade.''
-->-- ''Slant Magazine''

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-> ''...if not the greatest electronic album of all time, it's certainly the greatest of its decade.''
-->-- ''Slant Magazine''


-> ''you just ain't receiving....''
-->-- Music/{{Bjork}} in "All Is Full of Love"

'''''Homogenic''''' is the fourth studio album by Music/{{Bjork}}, released in 1997. The follow-up to ''Music/{{Post}}'', it may be her most liked album to date. If not by critics, then by fans. The album is known for singles such as "All Is Full Of Love", "Joga", "Hunter", "Bachelorette", and "Alarm Call". It's known for mixing electronic beats with orchestral instruments, and it also serves as sort of a tribute to her homeland of UsefulNotes/{{Iceland}}. Because of it's [[AvantGardeMusic experimental nature]], it may not be for everybody, but it definitely is one of the standouts/[[MagnumOpus masterpieces]] of her career.

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-> ''you just ain't receiving....''
receiving''
-->-- Music/{{Bjork}} in "All Is Full of Love"

'''''Homogenic''''' is the fourth studio album by Music/{{Bjork}}, released in 1997. The 1997 as a follow-up to ''Music/{{Post}}'', it may be her most liked album to date. If not ''Music/{{Post}}''. It was extremely well received by critics, then by fans. The album is known for singles such as critics and fans alike. Notable songs include "All Is Full Of Love", "Joga", "Hunter", "Bachelorette", and "Alarm Call". It's known for mixing electronic beats with orchestral instruments, and it also serves as sort of a tribute to her homeland of UsefulNotes/{{Iceland}}. Because of it's its [[AvantGardeMusic experimental nature]], it may not be for everybody, but it definitely is one of the standouts/[[MagnumOpus masterpieces]] of her career.



* AccentUponTheWrongSyllable: Björk pronounces the word "nourish" in "All Neon Like" as "noorrish".
* AlliterativeTitle: "Bachelorette"
--> ''I'm a whisper in water''
* {{Ambient}}: "All Is Full Of Love", which has no drums or electronic beats.
* AnimalMotifs: "Bachelorette"
--> ''Leave me now, return tonight''
--> ''Tide will show you the way''
--> ''If you forget my name''
--> ''You will go astray''
--> ''Like a killer whale''
--> ''Trapped in a bay''

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* AccentUponTheWrongSyllable: Björk pronounces the word "nourish" in {{Ambient}}: The album version of "All Neon Like" as "noorrish".Is Full Of Love", which has no drums or electronic beats.
* AlliterativeTitle: "Bachelorette"
--> ''I'm a whisper in water''
* {{Ambient}}: "All Is Full Of Love", which has no drums or electronic beats.
* AnimalMotifs: "Bachelorette"
--> ''Leave me now, return tonight''
--> ''Tide will show you
"Bachelorette" compares the way''
--> ''If you forget my name''
--> ''You will go astray''
--> ''Like
subject of the song to a killer whale''
--> ''Trapped in a bay''
whale.



* BaldWomen: Björk in the music video of "Hunter".
* BreakUpSong:
** "Immature"
--> ''How could I be so immature''
--> ''To think he could replace the missing elements in me?''
--> ''How extremely lazy of me''
** "Bachelorette"
--> ''I'm a tree that grows hearts''
--> ''One for each that you take''
* CarefulWithThatAxe: Happens notably on "Pluto", which is probably her most scream-y song yet. Otherwise this trope is nothing new to Bjork.
* ChangedForTheVideo: The video for "All Is Full Of Love" uses the "Radio String Mix" instead of the album version.
* ContinuityNod: "Hunter" features Björk changing into a "techno-bear" while singing. Similar bear hunting themes were addressed by her in the music video of "Human Behaviour" from ''Music/{{Debut}}'' (1993). This is also the first album titled after a scientific term. ''Music/{{Vespertine}}'' and ''Music/{{Medulla}}'' would follow.
* EmergencyTransformation: "Pluto".

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* BaldWomen: Björk in the music video of "Hunter".
for "Hunter," when she isn't a techno bear.
* BreakUpSong:
** "Immature"
--> ''How could I be so immature''
--> ''To think he could replace the missing elements in me?''
--> ''How extremely lazy of me''
**
BreakUpSong: "Immature" and "Bachelorette"
--> ''I'm a tree that grows hearts''
--> ''One for each that you take''
* CarefulWithThatAxe: Happens notably on "Pluto", which is probably her most scream-y song yet. Otherwise this trope is nothing new to Bjork.
"Pluto."
* ChangedForTheVideo: The video for "All Is Full Of Love" uses the "Radio Radio String Mix" Mix (actually the original mix!) instead of the album version.
* ContinuityNod: "Hunter" features Björk changing into a "techno-bear" while singing. Similar bear hunting themes were addressed by her in the music video of for "Human Behaviour" from ''Music/{{Debut}}'' (1993). This is also the first album titled after a scientific term. ''Music/{{Vespertine}}'' and ''Music/{{Medulla}}'' would follow.(1993).
* EmergencyTransformation: "Pluto"."Pluto." It seems to be a nonspecific metaphor, though.



* EnlightenmentSuperpowers: "Alarm Call"
--> ''I'm no fucking buddhist, but this is enlightment''
* GenreRoulette: Averted, as Bjork said herself that she wanted this album to have one flavour, hence the name "Homogenic".
* FaceOnTheCover: Björk in close-up up until her torso, yet in an almost unrecognisable outfit that looks like a cross between an ancient Chinese dress and a futuristic costume.
* FadingIntoTheNextSong: "Unravel" fades into "Bachelorette".

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* EnlightenmentSuperpowers: "Alarm Call"
--> ''I'm no fucking buddhist, but this is enlightment''
* GenreRoulette: Averted, as Bjork said herself that she wanted this album to have one flavour, hence the name "Homogenic".
"Homogenic."
* FaceOnTheCover: Björk in close-up up until her torso, yet in an almost unrecognisable outfit that looks like a cross between an ancient Chinese dress and a futuristic costume.
A more visually interesting variant.
* FadingIntoTheNextSong: "Unravel" fades into "Bachelorette".



* TheHunter: "Hunter"
--> ''I'm going hunting, I'm the hunter''
* IWillWaitForYou: "Unravel"
--> ''So when you come back''
--> ''We'll have to make new love''

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* TheHunter: "Hunter"
--> ''I'm going hunting, I'm
[[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin "Hunter."]] Like the hunter''
transformation/explosion in "Pluto," though, what's being hunted and why isn't made clear.
* IWillWaitForYou: "Unravel"
--> ''So when you come back''
--> ''We'll have to make new love''
"Unravel."



** "Immature" has no less than 3 stanzas, and two of those three repeat. "Pluto" and "Immature" also have rather limited lyrics.

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** "Immature" has no less than 3 stanzas, and two of those three repeat. repeat.
**
"Pluto" has two stanzas with two lines each, and "Immature" also have rather limited lyrics. no chorus proper aside from Björk's howling.



* NightmareFace: In the music video of "Alarm Call" Björk at one point transforms into a predator with ScaryTeeth. It's so frightening that we used it as an image on her [[NightmareFuel/{{Bjork}} Nightmare Fuel page!]]

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* NightmareFace: In the music video of for "Alarm Call" Call," Björk at one point transforms into a predator with ScaryTeeth. It's so frightening that we used it as an image on her [[NightmareFuel/{{Bjork}} Nightmare Fuel page!]]



* ParalyzingFearOfSexuality: "Five Years"
--> ''I'm so bored with cowards''
--> ''That say they want, then they can't handle''
--> ''You can't handle love''
--> ''You can't handle love''
--> ''You just can't handle''
* PatrioticFervor:
** Björk gives a shout-out to her Nordic origins in "Hunter".
--> ''I thought I could organize freedom''
--> ''How Scandinavian of me!''
** The music video of "Jóga" is one majestic homage to her home country, showing images of the Icelandic landscapes.
* PepTalkSong:
** "All Neon Like"
--> ''Don't get angry with yourself, don't get angry with yourself''
--> ''I'll heal you''
--> ''With a razor-blade, I'll cut a slit open''
--> ''And the luminous beam feeds you honey, heals you''
** "All Is Full Of Love" reassures the listener that.. well... [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin everything is full of love]].
--> ''You'll be given love''
--> ''You'll be taken care of''
--> ''You'll be given love''
--> ''You have to trust it''

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* ParalyzingFearOfSexuality: Björk accuses her lover of this in "Five Years"
--> ''I'm so bored with cowards''
--> ''That say they want, then they can't handle''
--> ''You can't handle love''
--> ''You can't handle love''
--> ''You just can't handle''
Years."
* PatrioticFervor:
** Björk gives a shout-out to her Nordic origins in "Hunter".
--> ''I thought I could organize freedom''
--> ''How Scandinavian of me!''
** The music video of "Jóga" is one majestic homage to her home country, showing images of the Icelandic landscapes.
* PepTalkSong:
** "All Neon Like"
--> ''Don't get angry with yourself, don't get angry with yourself''
--> ''I'll heal you''
--> ''With a razor-blade, I'll cut a slit open''
--> ''And the luminous beam feeds you honey, heals you''
**
PepTalkSong: "All Is Full Of Love" reassures the listener that.. well... [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin everything is full of love]].
--> ''You'll be given love''
--> ''You'll be taken care of''
--> ''You'll be given love''
--> ''You have to trust it''
Love.



* ThePowerOfRock: "Alarm Call"

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* ThePowerOfRock: "Alarm Call"Call."



* PrecisionFStrike: "Alarm Call".
* RecordProducer: Björk, Mark Bell, Guy Sigsworth, Howie B. and Markus Dravs.

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* PrecisionFStrike: "Alarm Call".
* RecordProducer: Björk, Mark Bell, Guy Sigsworth, Howie B. and Markus Dravs.
Call."



* RoboRomance: The music video of "All Is Full Of Love" depicts a romance between two robots.

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* RoboRomance: The music video of "All Is Full Of Love" depicts a romance between two robots.robots, both of whom are Björk.



* ShroudedInMyth: Björk is puzzled by a riddle in "Joga".
--> ''Emotional landscapes, they puzzle me''
--> ''The riddle gets solved, and you push me up to this''



** "All Is Full Of Love" was directed by Chris Cunningham and features her as a robot making love to another robot.
** Michel Gondry directed the video of "Bachelorette", which features Björk discovering a book in her garden that writes itself, becomes a best-seller and has a musical based on it. All this is paralleled by her love for the publisher. When their relationship ends the book gets unwritten and de-evolves back in the garden where Björk found it.

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** "All Is Full Of Love" was directed by Chris Cunningham and features her as a robot making love to another robot.
robot (who is also her).
** Michel Gondry directed the video of "Bachelorette", which features [[SignatureStyle and it shows]]. Björk discovering discovers a book in her garden that writes itself, becomes a best-seller and has a musical based on it. All this is paralleled by her love for the publisher. When their relationship ends ends, [[MindScrew the audience becomes plants, the stage strikes itself, and the book gets unwritten and de-evolves re-buries itself back in the garden where Björk found it.]]



* UnrequitedLove: "All Is Full Of Love"

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* UnrequitedLove: "All Is Full Of Love"Love," in a more cosmic sense.


** "Alarm Call", directed by Alexander [=McQueen=] shows Björk floating on a raft in a river in a jungle, with her scenes intercut with footage of animals. Near the end her faces changes into a frightening creature with MoreTeethThanTheOsmondFamily!

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** "Alarm Call", directed by Alexander [=McQueen=] shows Björk floating on a raft in a river in a jungle, with her scenes intercut with footage of animals. Near the end [[SurpriseCreepy her faces changes into a frightening creature creature]] with MoreTeethThanTheOsmondFamily!

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