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Armchair Apocrypha

Armchair Apocrypha
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10 years, 7 months ago at Mar 23 11:33
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Description: Strip away the music of an Andrew Bird song, and you're left with brilliant prose ("across the great chasms and schisms and the sudden aneurysms"), vignettes about mentally fending off plane crashes, infiltrating characters like the kings of Macedonia and Lou Dobbs, and titles such as "Yawny at the Apocalyspe." It's hard to believe that, really, his music reigns, but when Bird adds understated acoustic guitars, Wurlitzer and Rhodes, and his own mesmerizing pizzicato violin, his songs take on a progressive mood all their own. The Chicago Bird's tenth album (and his debut for extraordinary Mississippi blues la ... (more)
Manufacturer: Fat Possum Records
Release date: 20 March 2007
EAN: 0767981105826 UPC: 767981105826
Tags: (1), Indie (1), 2007 (1), Music Mecca 54 (1)
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