Thrills (Andrew Bird's Bowl of Fire album)

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Thrills
Studio album by Andrew Bird's Bowl of Fire
Released April 7, 1998
Length 52:52
Label Rykodisc
Producer Mike Napolitano
Andrew Bird
Andrew Bird's Bowl of Fire chronology
Music of Hair
(1996)
Thrills
(1998)
Oh! The Grandeur
(1999)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

Thrills is an album created by Andrew Bird. It was released on April 7, 1998, on the Rykodisc label. It is the first Andrew Bird album released with Andrew Bird's Bowl of Fire.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Andrew Bird, except where noted. 

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Minor Stab"     5:27
2. "Ides of Swing"     2:45
3. "Glass Figurine"     3:24
4. "Pathetique" (Lyrics adapted from the poem Ich Grolle Nicht by Heinrich Heine)   4:30
5. "Depression-Pasillo"   Garcia 3:32
6. "50 Pieces"     3:26
7. "A Woman's Life and Love" (Lyrics adapted from a poem by Adelbert von Chamisso)   4:26
8. "Swedish Wedding March"     2:30
9. "Eugene"     4:14
10. "Gris-Gris"     3:27
11. "Cock o' the Walk"     2:54
12. "Nuthinduan Waltz"     2:59
13. "Some of These Days" (Hidden track "Chinatown, My Chinatown") Charley Patton (William Jerome/Jean Schwartz) 9:17

Personnel[edit]

Musicians
  • Andrew Bird - violin, vocals (1-6, 9-13), mandolin (8)
  • Kevin O'Donnell - drums, washboard (9, 11), pots & pans (4)
  • Joshua Hirsch - bass
  • James Mathus - banjo (1, 5, 6), guitar (1-4, 7-13), piano (2, 7), trombone (4)
  • Katharine Whalen - vocals (4, 7, 12)
  • Jack Fine - trumpet (1)
Other persons
  • Recorded and mixed by Mike Napolitano
  • Mastering by Brent Lambert
  • Album artwork: Audrey Niffenegger
  • Photos: Dave Rosser
  • Design: Steven Jurgensmeyer

References[edit]