Cover Me (3:04)

Cover of Post

From Post and 13 other releases

“When me and Nellee (Hooper) decided to work together again on Post, I wrote this to him. I guess I was trying to make fun of myself, how dangerous i manage sometimes to make album making. And trying to lure him into it. but it is also a admiration thing from me to him. I wouldn’t have trusted anyone else.”

About the cave & bats version of the song: “I did climb in a dark cave and sing the vocal for Cover Me. I have to credit Nellee Hooper with that idea though. He did it as a treat. Put me blindfolded in a car and when I got to the cave, he had headphones and generators set up with the song and I sneaked in and sang it in one take. One of my favourite experiences ever. Yes, there were bats there.”

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While I crawl into the unknown, cover me
I'm going hunting for mysteries, cover me

I'm going to prove the impossible really exists

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  • tvmopes

    alternate zelda soundtrack [2]

    25 Feb 10:54pm Reply
  • vivagoodvibes

    alternate zelda soundtrack

    3 Feb 7:19am Reply
  • mkdillon2008

    Listening to this right after "I Miss You" is like being sent to another world. Where have you taken me now, Björk? [2]

    8 Nov 2014 Reply
  • HeadCaged

    i love the cave version,

    4 Jul 2013 Reply
  • SimonePerrota

    I got the cave vibe the first time I listened to it but the I interpreted the fluttering sound as a small bridge suddenly collapsing into an abyss... like a small system of tunnels and paths and shit.

    5 Jun 2013 Reply
  • Ennish

    Listening to this right after "I Miss You" is like being sent to another world. Where have you taken me now, Björk?

    23 Jul 2012 Reply
  • JeffersonBV

    love it when she writes these sort of songs

    10 Mar 2012 Reply
  • neutralColours

    @Neon_Spadezzz lol

    2 Dec 2011 Reply
  • pinkfloid

    v v v - wow, what a load of pretentious bollocks!

    13 Sep 2011 Reply
  • Neon_Spadezzz

    There is something very shrine-painted, mysterious and penetrating about this song. By 'shrine-painted' I mean it reminds me of the unknown possibilities painted within a golden shrine to forever exist. Even if one doesn't activate them.

    7 Aug 2011 Reply
  • excusemyfrench

    Goldfrapp circa Felt Mountain!

    3 Aug 2011 Reply
  • hauser27

    my favorite in the 90s

    27 Jul 2011 Reply
  • rrrrrmmmmm

    This would fit in very well on Volta

    17 Jun 2011 Reply
  • alecruzross

    Wow!!!!!!!!

    13 Apr 2011 Reply
  • efesto81

    Meravigliosa!

    1 Jun 2010 Reply
  • SirAlecHendrix

    6.5/10

    3 Jan 2010 Reply
  • BogdanStojakov

    Dilinja!

    15 Nov 2009 Reply
  • bleachgeek4973

    It's worth all the efforts, cover me

    9 Sep 2009 Reply
  • sinaliento

    no. she re-recorded it in a studio for the album. the original version recorded inside the cave appears on "family tree"

    16 May 2009 Reply
  • Kining

    She actually recorded this in a Cave by herself! The bats sounds are real.

    30 Apr 2009 Reply
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