Julia Jacklin and RVG have teamed up for a fierce take on Björk’s Army of Me, out today as part of Rising Singles Club’s monthly full-moon releases - listen here.
The reimagining sees Jacklin and RVG add their own unique flair to Army of Me, whilst still retaining all of the intensity and frenetic energy of Björk’s stunning original. Jacklin’s distinctive vocals echo over dissonant guitar tremors and bring forth the dark allure of the track.
Of the collaboration, Julia said: "I just love Björk and I love RVG. I was running on a treadmill which I don't do very often and I was listening to Army of Me over and over again to make me feel stronger than I am. Then I thought why not try and cover this song with another artist that makes me feel stronger than I am and I did! It was a good musical punch in the face to wake me up from a year of living a very small quiet life. RVG are one of my favourite bands in the whole world and it was a real blessing to spend some time with them making music."
RVG said: "We adore Julia’s music and were thrilled when she asked us to do a precious Björk song with her. I think we all wanted to challenge ourselves a bit and do things we haven’t done before in a studio, while at the same time just having fun and letting ourselves be as intuitive as possible."