"Unison" as written by Bjork Gudmundsdottir and Patrick Gowers....
One hand
Loves the other
So much on me

I'm born, stubborn, me and will always be
Before you count one, two, three
I will, grown my own
Private branch of this tree

You gardener, you discipliner
Domestically, I can obey
All of your rules
And still be, be

I never thought I would compromise
I never thought I would compromise
I never thought I would compromise
Let's unite, tonight
We wish you, shouldn't fight
Embrace, you tight, let's unite, tonight

I thrive best, hermit style
With a beard, and a pipe
And a parrot on each side
But now I can't do this without you

I never thought I would compromise
I never thought I would compromise
I never thought I would compromise
Let's unite, tonight
We wish you, shouldn't fight
Embrace, you tight, let's unite, tonight

One hand
It loves the other
So much of me

Let's unite tonight
We shouldn't fight
Embrace you tight
Let's unite tonight

Let's unite, tonight
We wish you, shouldn't fight
Embrace, you tight, let's

Unison
Unison
Unison


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"Unison" as written by Patrick Gowers Bjork Gudmundsdottir

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    General CommentI believe the track talks about a relationship that is so healthy that a compromise is given voluntarily because the person makes you feel like yourself and the line "lets unite, we shouldnt fight" seems as though she feels there is always room for compromise, or that love forces it because hostility can't be an option.
    ming mingon December 23, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis a great song musically and lyrically.i can only think its about compromise about not forgoing who you are in a relationship ,but still giving of yourself.the theme of vespertine has alot of that in it,about handing yourself over.giving yourself away to someone else ,bjork talks about her love of independance 'i i thrive best hermit style'in this song,doing things on her own being her own boss,but sort of now she's ready to let go of that i think in this song is what shes trying to say.
    kaatrienon April 18, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI agree with that comment.
    Its about being able to feel comfortable enough to love someone and give some of yourself up just to share that love with them. Perfect.
    periwinklebydayon April 12, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti agree with the as for mentioned.....such a pretty song, just like all of bjorks songs...
    pemmyon June 23, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is such a beautiful song. i once played it backwards and it sounded like true love.
    slinkstersarson July 04, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think the compromise is not getting want she wanted in life so she says, "let's just have sex tonight and forget about it."
    waywayway2weirdon December 15, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think, it's something about embracing both your male, and feemale side.
    starfaeryon March 01, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti think this song is about Bjorks ideas about society or more how she believes society should be. Society symbolises this huge enormous tree that bjork has her "own private branch". She believes that society has its rules for reasons and these enforcers are symbolised by the gardener. It also embraces the idea of belonging that if people made this sociological tree, to "comprimise", they could create "unison". Instead of war, terrorism. ect. Verspertine was an album about Sep 11 and i believe that this song addresses it. It's Bjorks plea to society giving us her thoughts
    Spocky_88on August 27, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI'm sure it's one hand *allows* the other.
    Kraliaon November 20, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentit is allow, amazing song about two coming together as one
    dejavulaon May 01, 2007   Link

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