Andrew Bird Archive

Album Review: Andrew Bird ‘Hands of Glory’

When Andrew Bird recorded Break It Yourself he found himself with a separate collection of songs along a slightly different theme, which wouldn’t have fit as well on that record. The followup EP, Hands of Glory, has a decidedly western slant to it, featuring Appalachian fiddle more strongly than the lush and soaring violin of

Album Review: Andrew Bird ‘Break It Yourself’

It’s rare that a musician comes along in popular music with a very wide range of ability, a true and pure artistry, and the willingness to package it all together for the world to enjoy. Even rarer still that the world should notice what it has been given, but Andrew Bird stands out. Bird is