Good Read | It's Not Just Björk: Women Are Tired of Not Getting Credit for Their Own Music

by Zach Klein from New York, New York, USA (Bjork, Hurricane Festival) [CC BY 2.5], via Wikimedia Commons

by Zach Klein from New York, New York, USA (Bjork, Hurricane Festival) [CC BY 2.5], via Wikimedia Commons

"It's Not Just Björk: Women Are Tired of Not Getting Credit for Their Own Music":

Pitchfork published a new interview with Björk on Wednesday, and in it she speaks powerfully about the kind of sexism she’s faced in her career. Asked by Jessica Hopper about early reports that Arca was the “sole producer” on the album rather than, as Arca later clarified, a co-producer, Björk opened up about how she’s been denied due credit for the production on her albums again and again. “I didn’t want to talk about that kind of thing for 10 years,” she said, “but then I thought, ‘You’re a coward if you don’t stand up. Not for you, but for women. Say something.’”

Read Forrest Wickman's full article at Slate's Brow Beat here…

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