Mouths Cradle

It’s very simple. A little Justin [Timberlake], a little Karlheinz. But not world music. And not pop, and not avant-garde, and not classical, and not church music. Don’t you see ? Kind of—“ She gave out a little roar, with her hand held out in a stylized, iconic gesture.

  • “Slavic ?“ Spike asked.

Exactly. ’Slavic’ is the word. But wi’ a li’l bit of David Beckham.

[David Beckham’s allegedly troubled marriage to Victoria (Posh Spice) Beckham was all over the English tabloids at the time, and Björk professed to find the story riveting.]

The New Yorker, 30 august 2004