The Sugarcubes

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  1. Björk



    Björk Guðmundsdóttir (born 21 November 1965), known mononymously as Björk (/ˈbjɜrk/), is an Icelandic experimental singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer and occasional actress. She initially became known as the lead singer of the alternative rock band The Sugarcubes, whose 1987 single "Birthday" was a hit on US and UK indie stations and a favorite among music critics. Björk began her career as a solo artist in 1993. Her album Debut was rooted in electronic, house, jazz and trip hop and is widely credited as one of the first albums to introduce electronic music into mainstream pop. Over her three-decade solo career, Björk has developed an eclectic musical style that incorporates aspects of electronic, alternative dance, trip hop, experimental, jazz, alternative rock, avant-garde and classical music.

  2. The Sugarcubes

    The Sugarcubes


    The Sugarcubes (Sykurmolarnir in Icelandic) were an Icelandic alternative rock band formed in 1986 and disbanded in 1992. They received critical and popular acclaim internationally.

  3. Einar Örn Benediktsson

    Einar Örn Benediktsson


    Einar Örn Benediktsson, often billed as Einar Örn, (born 29 October 1962) is an Icelandic popular music singer, trumpet player and politician best known as a former member of the Sugarcubes but now a member of Ghostigital. Between 2010 and 2014 he served as a member of the Reykjavík City Council.

  4. Here Today, Tomorrow Next Week!

    Here Today, Tomorrow Next Week! (1989)


    Here Today, Tomorrow Next Week! was the second album by the Icelandic alternative rock-pop band The Sugarcubes, released in October 1989.

  5. Purrkur Pillnikk

    Purrkur Pillnikk


    Purrkur Pillnikk ('Sleepy Chess-Player') was a rock band from late punk era in Iceland. The band existed for 18 months (1981–1982) and were very active as they released at least two LPs, one live-album and two EPs. The distinguishable character of the band were Einar Örn's howling and off-key singing and his lyrics that most often described very day-to-day things but with a lot of interwoven angst. Members of the band later found themselves in KUKL, or in 1986 in The Sugarcubes.

  6. Stick Around for Joy

    Stick Around for Joy (1905)


    Stick Around for Joy, released in February 1992, was the third and final album released by the Icelandic alternative rock band The Sugarcubes. In terms of quality, fans usually rate the album somewhere between the band's acclaimed debut, Life's Too Good and the widely panned follow-up Here Today, Tomorrow, Next Week!. The album provided the band's two hits: The first, aptly titled "Hit", reached #1 on the Modern Rock Tracks chart in the U.S. and #17 on the UK Singles Chart. The second was, "Leash Called Love" which went to number one on the US Dance charts.

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