Wanderlust (Björk song)

“Wanderlust” is a song written and recorded by Icelandic singer Björk. The track was released digitally as the fourth single[1] from her seventh full-length studio album, Volta, on 7 April 2008.

White labels of the single were issued in February 2008.[2] The physical single was released on 12 June after an almost two-month delay.[3]

Björk has described “Wanderlust” as being the heart of Volta,[4] and has said that the song is about “the state of looking for something and almost knowing you’re never going to find it” and that it makes fun of her hunger for “something new”.[5] It was released in the UK on 30 June.[6]

As Björk said in an interview for Harp, “Things go in circles. Wanderlust, for example, is a sort of continuity of ‘Hyperballad’.”[7]

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