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May 01, 2022
Sunday, May 1, 2022

It is important that the musician just lets the music be written.

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Pop-turned-avant-garde musician Björk is a strong believer in the intrinsic power of art. In a 2017 interview, the Icelandic singer, songwriter, and producer insisted that music cannot be too controlled or contrived. Instead, there must be some mystery retained in the process of creating a song — something that surprises even the creator. With a globally renowned career spanning nearly five decades, Björk embodies this approach to art, and it’s an apt piece of advice beyond music as well. If life is too planned and controlled, it leaves little room for the wonders of spontaneity and the joy of the unexpected.

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