I've never been a die-hard Bjork fan, but I always look forward to hearing what she's going to come up with next — and rarely am I disappointed. Now, three years after the elfin singer's last proper album, I'm not the only one eager to hear Volta when it hits May 8.
Bjork is offering a digital download of the first single, "Earth Intruders," which features production work from Timbaland — who mixes up a metallic, industrial beat — and tribal percussion by the African supergroup Konono No 1. According to an interview Bjork did with Pitchfork, the song was inspired by a 2005 trip to post-tsunami Indonesia, and you can definitely hear those influences in the lyrics. To listen,
Thanks to Idolator for posting the track.