The 2023 Grammy Award nominees for Best Alternative Music Album have been revealed. Respectively, there is Bjork’s tenth studio album, Vosora; Wet Leg’s LP debut, wet leg; and the fifth full-length Big Thief film, Warm New Dragon Mountain I believe in you. They were also nominated for Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ first album in nine years, cool it; and the sixth Arcade Fire studio album, we. Check out the full list of Grammy nominees here.
Prior to 2022, Björk had been nominated for 15 Grammy Awards without ever winning a trophy. In the Best Alternative Album category, in particular, VespertinAnd the MedullaAnd the VoltaAnd the BiophiliaAnd the FulnicuraAnd the The virtuous city They were all nominated upon release.
The big thief UFOF It was nominated for Best Alternative Music Album at the 2020 Grammy Awards, but the trophy went to Vampire Weekend for father of the bride. At the 2021 Grammy Awards, Big Thief’s Not lost Best Rock Performance to Fiona Apple’s Shameika.
For the fourth time, Yeah Yeah Yeahs are vying for the award for Best Alternative Album. The group was nominated for Troy feverAnd the Show your bonesAnd the It’s blitz!But he hasn’t won the cup yet.
Arcade Fire are the only Grammy nominees for Alternative Music Album of the Year, having won Album of the Year for Suburbs In 2011. This past August, a few months later weAfter his release, Arcade Fire’s Wayne Butler was accused of sexual misconduct by several people. Butler acknowledged having sexual interactions with each of the four people, but confirmed that they were consensual. Feist left the European Arcade Fire Tour as the inaugural, sharing a lengthy note about her decision, and Beck later retracted the North American Arcade Fire Tour opening without providing a specific reason for leaving.
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Best Alternative Music Album
Arcade Fire – WE
The Great Thief – the new dragon of the warm mountain I believe in
Bjork – Fusura
wet leg – wet leg
Yes yes yes – cold