After fifteen months of development, and three months of teasing, Björk’s full Biophilia App Album is now available in the iTunes App Store – the world’s first App Album. Enjoy the six new apps: Thunderbolt, Sacrifice, Mutual Core, Hollow, Solstice, and Dark Matter, as well as the already-released Virus, Moon, and Crystalline.
There is some great press coverage today featuring Björk’s inimitable voice and words:
NPR Morning Edition: “Bjork’s ‘Biophilia’: Interactive Music, Pushing Boundaries”
New York Post: “You Can Touch This”
New York Times, Science Times Podcast: “A Science Lesson from the Singer Björk”
CNN: “Bjork’s ‘Biophilia’ takes music to the app world”
Wired Online: “Björk’s Biophilia App Album Launches 10 Beautifully Depicted Songs”
The Wall Street Journal: “Bells, Whistles, Chimes and Charm”
The Atlantic: “Bjork Talks About How Nature Inspired Her New, High-Tech Album”
Huffington Post: “Bjork’s ‘Biophilia’ Apps: Is This The Model For The Future Of Music?”
This is a fine time and place to list the large team that it took to put together this project including our truly fearless leader Björk; her brilliant designers M/M Paris; James Merry, Project Coordination and Research; Derek Birkett and Michele Anthony, Artist Management; Luc Barthelet, Drew Berry, Stephen Malinowski, Kodama Studios, Touch Press, John Simon Jr., Max Weisel, and Scott Snibbe Studio, lead app developers. The monumental full eight pages of credits can be found here.
A tour of Björk’s Biophilia
A 20 minute demonstration and talk on Biophilia by Scott Snibbe