Bjork has revealed that she has reached the halfway point in recording her new album.
Speaking in an interview with Icelandic newspaper Fréttabladid, the singer also said she is hoping to showcase the new material live on tour before the end of 2011.
The new release will be Bjork’s first since 2007’s ‘Volta,’ though she claimed to be weary of giving too much detail on what fans can expect, saying, “I have had some bad experiences with a number of things before. I’m very superstitious. I go into the studio with a plan to go do what I have in mind, and then the idea is half-dead.”
However, the eccentric singer did give one clue as to what has inspired some of her latest material: a conference she attended that was organized by National Geographic magazine.
“I saw 100 talks and met eccentric people who had been in Africa for four years with lions and insects,” she said. “Then one night after drinking whiskey with them I began to hear stories. This is one of the collaborations I can talk about.” Right…