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Live album by Andrew Bird
Released 2002
Genre Indie rock
Length 39:22
Label Grimsey Records
Andrew Bird chronology
The Swimming Hour
The Ballad of the Red Shoes
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Fingerlings is a live album by Andrew Bird, released in 2002.

Bird on Fingerlings[edit]

"This was scraped together from a number of board tapes that just happened to sound good. It starts off with some early solo shows to duo shows with Nora while on tour with The Handsome Family in Europe in 2001. It builds up to a particularly raucus whiskey/adrenaline fueled show at the Hideout with the Bowl of Fire.
"You get a lot of songs that might otherwise never see the light of day. Some of the more questionable subject-matter that I write for my own entertainment and that might threaten to undermine my integrity as a songwriter (smirk). The show in Tilburg, Nora can't even recall as she had a fever of 102'. It all hangs together pretty well, I think". [2]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Action/Adventure"   4:55
2. "Keep Your Lamp Trimmed and Burning"   4:52
3. "Gotholympians"   4:12
4. "Richmond Woman"   3:59
5. "Sweetbreads"   4:48
6. "Why?"   3:42
7. "Headsoak"   4:23
8. "How Indiscreet"   3:59
9. "T'N'T"   4:32


  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Andrew Bird – Fingerlings. Retrieved October 12, 2007.

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