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Andrew Bird archive

Listen Andrew Bird, Recorded Live In Concert WXPN

October 23, 2009 – Hear the offbeat and romantic musical polymath perform live in concert from WXPN in Philadelphia. WXPN


Listen Andrew Bird: Poetry Of Beauty And Biology WXPN

March 30, 2009 – The relentlessly inventive singer-songwriter introduces new songs from Noble Beast. WXPN


Listen Andrew Bird: Words As Instruments

February 13, 2009 – The singer explains the sounds that influenced his new album.


Listen Andrew Bird In Concert With Loney Dear

February 3, 2009 – Hear a full concert by Bird, with Sweden's Loney Dear, live on NPR Music at 8 p.m. ET.


Listen Whistle-Rock, Pink Floyd Jazz, West African Funk And More

January 5, 2009 – Now on All Songs Considered: Andrew Bird, The Bad Plus, Chopteeth, and more.


Read Exclusive First Listen: Andrew Bird's 'Noble Beast'

December 23, 2008 – Hear an exclusive preview of Bird's new album, Noble Beast, in its entirety.

Listen Andrew Bird: Defying Categorization WXPN

December 26, 2007 – The songwriter and multi-instrumentalist skillfully blends rock, folk, jazz and retro swing music. WXPN


Listen All Songs Considered Listeners Pick The Best Music Of 2007

December 20, 2007 – Tens of thousands of listeners voted for the year's best CDs, with Radiohead coming out on top.


Listen In a Musical Oasis with Andrew Bird KEXP

December 18, 2007 – Bird has developed a unique sound originating in blues, folk and rock. Hear a performance. KEXP


Read Top CDs of 2007, from 'The Current' KCMP

December 3, 2007 – Steve Seel, host on Minnesota Public Radio's The Current, picks his Top 10 albums of the year. KCMP

Listen Songs You Shouldn't Miss but Probably Have

November 20, 2007 – Esquire music critic Andy Langer picks eight tracks that have been criminally underplayed.


Listen Andrew Bird: Songs from the 'Armchair' WXPN

July 26, 2007 – The violinist and songwriter gives an in-studio performance from WXPN's World Cafe. WXPN

Listen Andrew Bird in Concert

May 20, 2007 – Hear art rock virtuoso Andrew Bird recorded live in concert from Washington, D.C.


Listen SXSW 2007: Andrew Bird WXPN

March 15, 2007 – Bird's music has quickly grown moodier and less tethered to trends as his creative output expands. WXPN


Listen The Tender Sound of Empires Crumbling

February 16, 2007 – "Scythian Empires" demonstrates Andrew Bird's gifts for evocative imagery and lovely arrangements.

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