Wednesday, November 26, 2008

This New Record Is Literally Quite Good

Andrew Bird: Effigy (Bella Union, 2009)
Mr Bird is "a Chicago-based multi-instrumentalist, lyricist and whistler." He is also a writer of brilliantly mournful songs like Effigy that are a little like Leonard Cohen had the venerable Canadian gloomster spent a little less time on remote Greek islands and a little more time inside with the curtains closed watching vintage Scooby Doo reruns and listening to ancient sea shanties. If you have an un-scratched itch for twenty-one year old Momus records then, frankly, you'll love it.

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rm said...

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Hi Rob,

On behalf of Fat Possum Records and Andrew Bird, many thanks for plugging "Noble Beast" (street date 27th January) ... .. thanks, also, on behalf of the label and artist for not posting any pirate links to unreleased (studio) material and, if you / your readers want good quality, non-pirated, preview tracks, “Oh No” is available for fans and bloggers to link to / post / host etc via Pitchfork - www.pitchforkmedia.com/article/download/146200-premiere-andrew-bird-oh-no-stream ... .. also check-out the artist’s MySpace – www.myspace.com/andrewbird and www.andrewbird.net for details on “Noble Beast” and the artist’s 2008/09 shows … .. you can also view official Andrew Bird videos at www.youtube.com/andrewbirdmusic and, for details of further preview material and pre-release promotions, keep an eye on these official sources.

Thanks again for your plug.

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Rob said...

Thank you, Web Sheriff, for sharing your Bird-related titbits with us all.