Tagged: andrew bird

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Andrew Bird – Les Docks, Lausanne – 01.07.2015

This was, I think, the fourth time I’ve seen Andrew Bird play live. Every performance has been amazing, but this was the best. He was totally in the zone, giving it everything and playing with a precision that I think was missing when I last saw him, in Amsterdam in 2011. (His head may have been elsewhere that night…) He...

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Andrew Bird, Guy Garvey, and the thrill of hearing your name on the radio

When I was in my teens I listened to a lot of radio. I was forever entering competitions, responding to questions and generally doing anything I could to be “on” the radio. I loved hearing my name called out for whatever reason, and did end up speaking – or even singing – on air now and then. You’d think 25...