Björk - pagan poetry / new world - Björk, Pagan Poetry (2001) | The 15 Most NSFW Music.

In the beautiful, otherworldly Carpathian Mountains a woman is traveling with a small boy in a horse and cart, looking to punish those who once abused her. For years, Katalin has been ... See full summary  »

Björk has won five BRIT Awards , four MTV Video Music Awards , one MOJO Award , three UK Music Video Awards , 21 Icelandic Music Awards and, in 2010, the Polar Music Prize from the Royal Swedish Academy of Music in recognition of her "deeply personal music and lyrics, her precise arrangements and her unique voice." [12] [13] She has also been nominated for 14 Grammy Awards , one Academy Award , and two Golden Globe Awards . In 2015, Björk was included in Time Magazine 's list of the 100 most influential people in the world . [14] [15] She won the Best Actress Award at the 2000 Cannes Film Festival for her performance in the film Dancer in the Dark . [16] A full-scale retrospective exhibition dedicated to Björk was held at the Museum of Modern Art in 2015. [17]

A video like "Pagan Poetry," which impressionistically traces Björk’s body in extreme close-up before zooming out to reveal her nude torso, serves as a litmus test for tolerance of the female body. Sure, you might feel a bit awkward playing the clip in your cubicle eating lunch, but there aren’t many music videos that display the female form in a more flattering and artful manner. Even if the piercing shots are a little much.

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