But for the sake of Björk’s happiness — and sanity — we’ve taken it upon ourselves to play matchmaker and give her profile a deserved signal boost.
“Spending time with a person you enjoy on every level is obviously utopia, you know? It’s when the dream becomes real.” Three seconds spent on Tinder will tell anyone utopia is the last thing you’d discover on that godforsaken app.
was the singer's first album following the 2013 split between her and artist Matthew Barney—who she had been in a relationship with for the better part of 13 years —and, naturally, found the singer reflecting on the loss of love.
After getting tepid reviews for the overly esoteric themes explored on her previous two albums, , many were instantly impressed with the singer's forthrightness on this new record—including, but definitely not limited to, a "ten-minute diss track" (album centerpiece "Black Lake"), as Billboard so cleverly put it.
She continues: “I set myself up with the last album being a heartbreak album, so everyone’s gonna be like, ‘Are you married? “It’s about that search [for utopia] — and about being in love,” she says.
Let’s just leave it there.” But Björk, a mere visitor among us earthlings, appears to be looking for love in the most hopeless place this planet has to offer.
“I set myself up with the last album being a heartbreak album, so everyone’s gonna be like, ‘Are you married? “Spending time with a person you enjoy on every level is obviously utopia, you know? It’s when the dream becomes real.”Leave it to Björk to make Tinder sound like some kind of magical utopia. Either way, if you see Björk on Tinder, please make all of our dreams come true and swipe right.When Björk isn’t busy filming music videos inside her mouth or tearing down the patriarchy, she’s just like the rest of us: home on the couch swiping through Tinder.Only she’s probably dressed like some kind of glittery sea creature while we are in pajamas. I think, if I could, I’d just say this is my dating album.Conversely, the new LP is “my dating album,” she told Dazed magazine. Especially now, this kind of dream is an emergency.” Like Vulnicura, the album is co-produced by Venezuelan producer Arca, who has previously worked with Kanye West and released five acclaimed solo albums.“This is like my Tinder record.” How cruising, graveyards and swan songs inspired Arca’s new album Explaining further, she says: “Spending time with a person you enjoy on every level is obviously utopia. Film-maker Andrew Thomas Huang, who has worked on a number of Björk videos, said earlier this year that her album would be “really future-facing, in a hopeful way that I think is needed right now”.