Bird Music: Birdy – Skinny Love

29 06 2011

15 year old British vocalist Birdy’s cover version of the awesome Bon Iver track Skinny Love.





Bird Music: The Wooden Birds – Struck by Lightning

19 06 2011

Another cracking bird related track. The Wooden Birds are fronted by Andrew Kenny, frontman of a longtime favorite band: American Analog Set. Their latest album ‘Two Matchsticks’ came out recently and from what I have heard so far it sounds like a winner.





Bird Music: Bowerbirds – In our talons

6 06 2011

Part of the ‘freak folk’ music scene. Discovered this band through the Ariel Pinks. Another track fit for my bird related music iPod setlist!





Bird Music: The Appleseed Cast – Peregrine

23 05 2011

Thanks to Braddock Bay Raptor Research head honcho Daena Ford for sending me this awesome new track for my collection of bird related music. How appropriate considering the source that it is hawk related too. I guess Lesser Prairie Chickens aren’t the only good thing to come out of Kansas 😉





Bird Music: Caribou – Barn Owl

10 05 2011

Caribou are currently one of my favorite bands. Good music and a couple of bird related themes to their tracks (check out Brahminy Kite in one of my previous posts) so what’s not to like? As with most things music wise that I ‘discover’ these days, my ultra knowledgeable brother introduced me to their sound – thanks Jamie!





Bird Music: Horace Andy – Skylarking

3 05 2011

Probably the only record to ever name check a type of bird behavior! If you can come up with another one I’ll be mightily impressed!





Bird Music: The Lovely Eggs – I like birds but i like other animals too

26 04 2011

Another birds in music track. This from the rather jaunty The Lovely Eggs! Maybe it’s just me but I’ve always liked a nice northern accent on a woman. Reminds me of times spent up in Leeds when I was younger. Assume they are riffing on the classic Eels track ‘I Like Birds’ track’ (here).