The Modern Things
Label: One Little Indian Records
Maybe it's just because we listened to it approximately 16,000 times our senior year of high school, but something about "Hyperballad" gives us gooseflesh and brings a barely contained sob to our throats and makes us want to throw up in the most wonderful way. Actually, her entire second(ish) solo album is an incredible combination of weird and poignant and rip-your-guts out gorgeous and ... accessible (well, more or less) -- the kind of collection Bjork just doesn't put out anymore. And then there's "It's Oh So Quiet," quite possibly the weirdest Bjork song ever.