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WATCH: Björk to play the Eden Sessions

WATCH: Björk to play the Eden Sessions

Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 2:01pm 23rd November 2017.

Photos: Santiago Felipe

Another act has been revealed for next year's Eden Sessions.

Björk is set to play the Cornish biomes in June.

The Eden concert is set to be one of only two the Icelandic superstar is due to play in the UK next summer.

Her other appearance will be at the new All Points East festival in London's Victoria Park over the May bank holiday weekend.

Rita Broe, Eden's marketing director, said: "For many years it's been a big ambition of ours to welcome Björk to the Eden Sessions and now we're thrilled to confirm that this hugely-talented artist will at last appear on our stage.

"We're confident that it will be one of the most memorable Sessions we've ever hosted."

Over a career spanning four decades, Björk has developed a unique style which takes in pop, electronic, classical, trip hop and avant-garde styles.

Bjork eden sessions

Photos: Santiago Felipe

Björk came to fame as the lead singer of the alt-rock group The Sugarcubes before going solo in 1993 and winning massive acclaim with albums such as Debut (1993), Post (1995) and Homogenic (1997).

She has had 30 singles reach the top 40 on pop charts around the world, with 22 top 40 hits in the UK. These include the top 10 hits It's Oh So Quiet, Army of Me and Hyperballad.

Among many accolades, Björk has won five BRIT Awards, four MTV Video Music Awards, one MOJO Award, three UK Music Video Awards and 21 Icelandic Music Awards.

Her latest release Blissing Me is the second single to come from her forthcoming ninth studio album Utopia. The album is due out on Friday November 24th.

The video is directed by Tim Walker and Emma Dalzell, featuring makeup by Hungry, and shot in one single take in Iceland...

The singer-songwriter will play the Eden Sessions on Wednesday June 20th 2018.

Tickets to the Björk Eden Session cost £50 plus £5 booking fee and are on sale to members of the Inside Track club now.

Tickets go on general sale at 4.30pm on November 30th here.

The Eden Sessions enter their seventeenth year in 2018.

Last summer saw Bastille, Madness, Royal Blood, Blondie, Van Morrison, Bryan Adams and Foals carry on the great tradition of bringing top UK and international acts to Eden.

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