Well in all truthfulness I don't actually own this single but it doesn't make me any less qualified to write a review... I downloaded both Hidden Places and Verandi and found them both to be hypnotic and engaging. Since I first heard the dancable Post about a year ago I have never really considered myself a fan of longevity but am slowly moving toward that belief. Most older fans of Bjork seem disappointed by her sudden transaction of sound, while I, on the other hand, find it much appealing and satisfactory to my tastes. She still carries electronic beats and wacky vocal styles, which have made her a household name, but it's just more grinded into the background, as is her new take on morbid choir singing. This technique, though, proves most excellent here in complementing the rich layering of orchestration accompanied by subtle electronic grooves and, of course, Bjork's own creative self.
In one word, Ravishing.
P.S. In case you're wondering why I rated this 4-stars it is simply because of the fact that I've never before heard Generous Palmstroke... though I'm sure (just like everything else by this great artist) it is stunning beyond words.