The Knife's Debut Music Video
2013-01-28 by Nik Matt | 27 Comments

Influential Swedish electronic duo The Knife released the first music video from Shaking the Habitual, the long-awaited follow-up to their critically acclaimed 2006 album Silent Shout.

The track, titled 'Full of Fire' is about ten minutes long and is part of a music video/short film directed by Marit Östberg, a feminist erotica producer from Sweden.

You can check it out here:
http://youtu.be/DoH6k6eIUS4

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Aids
Contributing Reviewer
January 28th 2013

23652 Comments


"the long-awaited follow-up to their critically acclaimed 2006 album Silent Shout."

uhh

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Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
January 28th 2013

30298 Comments


Well, Silent Shout was their last proper solo album and their last release of original material

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nbmatt
January 28th 2013

37 Comments


@Aids: What part of that statement are you uhh-ing about? Describing it as a follow-up or describing it as critically acclaimed?

I left out "Tomorrow, In A Year" because it's not really considered their album.

LiquidVelvet
January 28th 2013

628 Comments


I totally consider Tomorrow, In A Year to be a Knife album, even if it is collaborating with other artists. It's also absolutely incredible. I can see why some people wouldn't really consider it a canonical Knife release though, so I think either way is kinda fair.

Interesting first single, song is weird as hell. Super cool though.

VanitySeason
January 28th 2013

396 Comments


why not 'The Knives'?

Gyromania
January 28th 2013

14653 Comments


yeah tomorrow, in a year is a collaboration. thought everyone knew that.

anyway, the video is pretty bad, but the song rules immensely

ShrillYell
January 28th 2013

171 Comments


The song is bloody incredible. The new album will rule.

CasinoColumbus
January 28th 2013

340 Comments


Weird as fuck, but I like it.

bigguytoo9
January 28th 2013

222 Comments


Wow, pretty amazing song and video ill say!

TMobotron
Contributing Reviewer
January 28th 2013

6925 Comments


album will rule

WashboardSuds
January 28th 2013

4888 Comments


eeeeeek!

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Yotimi
January 28th 2013

6274 Comments


song's great. Her vocals are starting to sound like Ellen Allien

Gyromania
January 28th 2013

14653 Comments


i think her vocals sound most akin to bjork.

TheSaneLunatic
January 28th 2013

33 Comments


Can't listen to the first disc at all, but that second disc is pretty good. Especially Colouring of Pigeons.

ibringyoufire
January 28th 2013

330 Comments


Never been a huge fan of these guys, but I'm interested in seeing how the new album plays out.

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Gyromania
January 28th 2013

14653 Comments


oh come on, you don't hear it?

animalsdontsmoke
January 28th 2013

31 Comments


Hotdamn I fucking missed the knife

Yotimi
January 29th 2013

6274 Comments


Yuh huh Ellen Allien

Gyromania
January 29th 2013

14653 Comments


lol sure. the reason it's a comparison is because they sound very much alike. i'm not comparing them
in terms of being unique, i'm comparing their voices. why is this so hard to understand? the first
verse of colouring of pigeons could have very well been sung by bjork and it would have sounded very
much the same.

henryChinaski
January 30th 2013

2457 Comments


Decent.

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TMobotron
Contributing Reviewer
January 30th 2013

6925 Comments


Oh come on, I would never make the bjork comparison myself but if you really listen to colouring of pigeons you can see why it's reasonable.

TMobotron
Contributing Reviewer
January 30th 2013

6925 Comments


Yeah well I love it too and I'm a huge bjork fan. I really think the comparison, at least on that track (not so sold otherwise) is at least somewhat legitimate. The enunciation of words and holding syllables especially stand out.

I'm not saying I think it really sounds like bjork, but I do think there are similarities there that can't be ignored.

TMobotron
Contributing Reviewer
January 30th 2013

6925 Comments


"'I'm not saying I think it really sounds like bjork, but I do think there are similarities there that can't be ignored.'

you realize this argument is so vague it can be applied to literally anybody"

And you realize you're isolating one sentence of my post? Don't try to twist it into something stupid like "they sound the same because they both sing". It isn't supposed to be taken in on its own. It can (maybe) be applied to anybody on its own, but it's following a comment I made where I clarified just what I think is similar between the two artists. The way they enunciate, and the way they hang onto their ending syllables, specifically. There's also a sort of "cutesy" delivery that bjork has that shows up a lot in karin's singing in CoP.

I'm just saying plain and simply, I think there are obvious similarities in their vocal delivery, at least on CoP. And I also said that I don't really think they sound alike, but I can see why people would make the comparison.

I mean it's you that said "the only reason its a comparison at all is because there is no one else closer.". So if there's no one closer, how is it wrong to group the two together?

I'm not saying anything about their ranges. They might both typically work in specific ranges, but there's some crossover for sure.

I guess you've got some personal reason to wanna isolate the two, or to claim you've somehow got some greater understanding of the differences in female vocalists. And that's cool and all, but really I haven't heard anyone sound as similar to bjork as karin does in colouring of pigeons. And I'm not saying there isn't someone else who does, but I just haven't heard them.

Gyromania
January 30th 2013

14653 Comments


idk, i think for me in colouring of pigeons it's in how she enunciates the words and there are similarities in their voices. i know it's not bjork, but it's the closest comparison i have.

Yotimi
January 30th 2013

6274 Comments


you know what i think she sounds more like Ellen Allien

Yotimi
January 30th 2013

6274 Comments


How about ellen allien

Gyromania
January 30th 2013

14653 Comments


never checked out planningtorock's stuff outside of tomorrow, in a year.



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