Andrew Bird shelves the intricate alterno-pop vibe of this year’s earlier Break It Yourself for something rootsier, and more real here — delving into Celtic forms, Americana, bluegrass, country and gospel
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With “Eyeoneye,” Andrew Bird finds a great middle ground between the rather over-earnest sound of his early solo records and the broader ambitions of his old band Bowl of Fire.
Noisetrade is offering a free download of a four-song EP by Andrew Bird in advance of the release of his new album Break It Yourself on March 6.
Here’s a sneak peek at “Eyeoneye,” the lead single from Andrew Bird’s forthcoming release Break It Yourself, to be issued March 6 via Mom + Pop. Recorded inside a barn owned by Bird in western Illinois, it’s the singer-songwriter’s first project since Noble Beast in 2009.
I hear a good melody and I am hooked — the kind of thing that sounds like it is crawling over and through the nooks and crannies of the music as if a centipede is making its way through the busy forest undergrowth.
by Tom Johnson It was going to be hard for Bird to top his previous album, Andrew Bird And The Mysterious Production Of Eggs, a gorgeous, moody stunner. Equally balanced between upbeat rock numbers and quieter strings-backed pieces, Eggs had something for everyone, with smart, subtly-humorous lyrics strewn throughout to keep listeners coming back and making it a highlight ofRead More