Jan 102011

This past weekend, Rekjavik’s Nordic House held a karaoke marathon to support an environmentalist petition. Amidst what we assume were lots of warbled “Stairway to Heaven”s, one surprise participant stole the show: Björk! She sang Joy Division’s “Love Will Tear Us Apart,” demonstrating once again that when she’s not too busy yelping or grunting, the woman has an excellent voice. She also dueted with Icelandic musician-turned-politician Ómar Ragnarsson on his 1965 single “Þrjú hjól undir bílnum.” Continue reading »