Live Video: Andrew Bird

Live Video
06/28/2016
Janice Headley
photo by Morgen Schuler (view set)

We couldn't be more serious: the latest from longtime singer/songwriter Andrew Bird is the artist's most intimate album yet. Not only has Bird opened his life to a wife and child, but he's opened up his music. "Most of my productions have been very autonomous," he confirms to DJ Cheryl Waters. But for his lucky 13th album Are You Serious, he reunites with producer Tony Berg (from 2005's The Mysterious Production of Eggs), he collaborated on lyrics with Dan Wilson (formerly of Semisonic), and he has started to open up... a little. "I'm a fan of a little bit of ambiguity," Bird says slyly. "I used to think of the first person as being a little distasteful. I, me -- get over yourself," he smiles. "But then, life gets real... and now, I get it." Watch a more freer Bird spread his wings in the KEXP studios (including the incredibly personal track "Roma Fade," about the first time he saw his wife).

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