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Useless Creatures


Download links and information about Useless Creatures by Andrew Bird. This album was released in 2010 and it belongs to Rock, Alternative genres. It contains 9 tracks with total duration of 51:01 minutes.

Artist: Andrew Bird
Release date: 2010
Genre: Rock, Alternative
Tracks: 9
Duration: 51:01
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No. Title Length
1. Master Sigh 2:16
2. You Woke Me Up! 7:24
3. Nyatiti 4:01
4. The Barn Tapes 10:12
5. Carrion Suite 9:39
6. Spinney 0:45
7. Dissent 3:54
8. Hot Math 7:18
9. Sigh Master 5:32



Initially released as the bonus disc of 2009’s Noble Beast, Useless Creatures is a nine-song instrumental collection from Andrew Bird that shows what an excellent whistler he has become. His main instrument is violin and it’s that rich instrument that comes creaking out of the various modes. “Master Sigh” is an elemental beginning, sparse but with promise of wilder passages. Sure enough, Bird whistles in the wind as the sound of worry hits the air. “You Woke Me Up!” builds the tension for more than seven minutes, whereas the classical-meets-cartoon music vibe leads to the backyard shuffle of “Nyatiti,” and the whistler shows his most carefree side. “The Barn Tapes” plows through the land of Brian Eno. “Carrion Suite” carries a sense of mourning through more than nine minutes. “Spinney” is the pony race that sprints for 45 seconds before hitting the creaking floorboards in the attic for “Dissent.” “Hot Math” strikes up the band for Afro-pop, while “Sigh Master” inverts the beginning passage to end this journey.