Björk has released her eighth studio album Vulnicura on iTunes in the UK ahead of its physical release in March.
The surprise release will be rolled out on iTunes worldwide over the next 24 hours via One Little Indian Records. The CD and vinyl versions will still be released in March as previously announced.
For Vulnicura Björk teamed up with Venezuelan producer Arca and British musician The Haxan Cloak. Six of the album’s tracks are written by Björk with two co-written with Arca and one co-written with Spaces.
Vulnicura is Björk’s first release since 2011 album and multimedia project Biophilia. The tracklisting for the album is:
3. History of Touches
4. Black Lake
7. Atom Dance
8. Mouth Mantra
To mark the release Björk has announced intimate shows this spring at Carnegie Hall on March 7 and 14 and at City Center March 25 and 28 and April 1 and 4. The series of shows culminates with a performance at the Governors Ball music festival in New York this June.
The full tour dates are:
March 7 – New York, New York – Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall
March 14 – New York, New York – Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall
March 25 – New York, New York – City Center
March 28 – New York, New York – City Center
April 1 – New York, New York – City Center
April 4 – New York, New York – City Center
June 5-7 – New York, New York – Governors Ball
Presale tickets will be available to fans Monday, January 19 at 11:00a.m. ET. Tickets will go on sale to the public Friday, January 23 at 11:00a.m ET.