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Debut (album)
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Debut (album)

Debut
Album by Björk
Released July, 1993
Recorded ???
Genre Dance music
Length 52 min 12 s

Record label One Little Indian
Producer Nellee Hooper
Professional reviews
Rolling Stone review 2 stars out of 5 link
Q review 4 stars out of 5 July, 1993 p. 85
NME review 9 out of 10 (Excellent Plus) July 1993 p. 35
Björk Chronology
Gling-Gló
(1990)
Debut
(1993)
Post
(1995)
Debut is a dance music album by Icelandic singer/songwriter/musician Björk, released in July of 1993 (see 1993 in music). This album, her first after leaving The Sugarcubes, was produced by Nellee Hooper and established Bjork's audience outside of Iceland and cult followings in the UK, US and elsewhere.

Debut topped Billboard's Heatseekers chart and peaked at #61 on the Billboard 200 chart.

Table of contents
1 Sound
2 Track listing
3 Personnel
4 Chart positions
5 External links

Sound

Sonically, the album was a mix of dance beat-driven pop ("Violently Happy", "Big Time Sensuality", "There's More to Life Than This"), earthy, new age ("One Day", "The Anchor Song", "Aeroplane"), and seductive rhythm based songs ("Venus as a Boy", "Come to Me").

Track listing

  1. "Human Behaviour" (Bjork/Hooper) - 4:12
  2. "Crying" (Bjork/Hooper) - 4:49
  3. "Venus as a Boy" (Bjork) - 4:41
  4. "There's More to Life Than This" - 3:21
  5. "Like Someone in Love" (Burke/VanHeusen) - 4:33
  6. "Big Time Sensuality" (Bjork/Hooper) - 3:56
  7. "One Day" (Bjork) - 5:24
  8. "Aeroplane" (Bjork) - 3:54
  9. "Come to Me" (Bjork) - 4:55
  10. "Violently Happy" (Bjork/Hooper) - 4:58
  11. "The Anchor Song" (Bjork) - 3:32
  12. "Atlantic" (Bjork) - 2:04 (Japanese Import)
  13. "Play Dead" (Arnold/Bjork/Wobble) - 3:58 (UK + Japanese Import)

Personnel

Chart positions

1993	Human Behaviour	        Modern Rock Tracks	                No. 2
1993	Human Behaviour	        Hot Dance Music/Club Play	        No. 2
1993	Violently Happy	        Hot Dance Music/Club Play	        No. 4
1994	Big Time Sensuality	The Billboard Hot 100	                No. 88
1994	Big Time Sensuality	Modern Rock Tracks	                No. 5
1994	Big Time Sensuality	Hot Dance Music/Club Play	        No. 1
1994	Violently Happy	        Hot Dance Music/Club Play	        No. 4
1994	Big Time Sensuality	Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales	No. 19

External links