Robyn is really hot right now and Björk is, well, Björk, probably one of my top five favorite artists of all time. So it was a real pleasure to see Robyn cover one of my favorite Björk songs, “Hyperballad”, for the 2010 Polar Music Prize ceremony in which Björk was honored. It’s a pretty faithful cover, with just enough Robyn thrown in to make it unique. It’s a really great performance:
You can get the MP3 of this performance on Stereogum, as well as a 12 track Post tribute Stereogum put together, including covers by artists such as El Guincho, No Age, Xiu Xiu, Liars and the Dirty Projectors, among others.
And as an added bonus, here is a really sweet cover of “Human Behavior” by Wildbirds & Peacedrums at the same Polar Music Prize ceremony: