On March 20, 2007.


On March 20, 2007, “Fat Possum” label released “Armchair Apocrypha”, the fourth Andrew Bird studio album. It was recorded in 2006, at “Pachyderm Studios” in Cannon Falls, “Crazy Beast Studio” in Northeast Minneapolis, “Wall2Wall Recording” in Chicago, “Third Ear Recording” in Minneapolis, “Electrical Audio” in Chicago, “SAE Mastering” in Phoenix and “Pachyderm Studios”, and was produced by Andrew Bird and Ben Durrant.


  • Andrew Bird – vocals, violin, whistling, guitar, glockenspiel
  • Haley Bonar– vocals
  • Jon Davis– bass clarinet
  • Martin Dosh– drums, electric piano, other sounds
  • Ben Durrant– guitar
  • Jeremy Ylvisaker– guitar
  • Chris Morrissey– bass
  • Kevin O’Donnell– drums
  • Dan Dietrich – recording
  • Martin Dosh – recording
  • Tom Herbers – mixing, recording
  • Gregg Norman – recording
  • David Boucher – mixing
  • Ben Durrant – mixing, recording, vocals and guitars
  • Brent Sigmeth – mixing
  • Roger Seibel – mastering
  • Quemadura– artwork, design
  • Lynne Roberts-Goodwin – photography
  • Cameron Wittig – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Andrew Bird, except where noted.

  1. Fiery Crash
  2. Imitosis
  3. Plasticities
  4. Heretics
  5. Armchairs
  6. Darkmatter
  7. Simple X – Andrew Bird, Martin Dosh
  8. The Supine
  9. Cataracts
  10. Scythian Empires
  11. Spare-Ohs
  12. Yawny at the Apocalypse

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