Mumford and Sons, Paul McCartney, Bjork, Wilco and Tom Petty are among the headliners confirmed for the 2013 edition of the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, which will take place June 13-16 in Manchester, Tenn. The lineup was announced today (Feb. 19) during a special hour-long live webcast called B.L.A.M. (Bonnaroo Line-up Announcement Mega-thon) hosted by none other than “Weird Al” Yankovic.
Banned from prime-time MTV, the Eiko Ishioka-directed video (watch below) for 'Cocoon,' the third and final single from Bjork's 2001 album 'Vespertine,' features the Icelandic pixie wearing a very close-fitting "nude" body suit (thus appearing naked) and standing by herself under a spotlight as red threads seemingly emerge from her nipples. Bjork plays with the threads as they dance
Bjork is gearing up for next Tuesday's release of 'bastards,' a collection of remixes from her 2011 album ‘Biophilia,’ and to celebrate, the Icelandic pixie has unveiled a video for 'Mutual Core,' directed by Andrew Thomas Huang, the same visual artist who created the stunning 'bastards' cover art.
Bjork is the latest popular musician from the West to join the chorus of support for Pussy Riot, the embattled Russian all-girl punk band with three members currently being detained after being arrested in February for protesting President Vladimir Putin. Over the weekend, the Icelandic singer dedicated a performance of her 2008 'Volta' single 'Declare Independence' to the group during a concert in Helsinki, Finland.
Icelandic pixie Bjork's old-school logo is more a unique typeface than an actual logo (it's DIN 1451, a realist sans-serif typeface used on European street signs, for the record), but the Paul White-drafted design is instantly recognizable nonetheless. White and his firm Me Company handled pret