I don’t want technology to take me so far that I don’t have to use my brain anymore. It’s like GPS taking over and losing your internal compass. It’s always got to be tactile still organic.

Andrew Bird Technology Quote

There’s a lot of interesting words nomenclatures in science.

Andrew Bird Science Quote

I don’t write poetry and then strum some chords and then fit the words on top of the chords.

Andrew Bird Poetry Quote

Honestly I didn’t have the patience for biology or history in an academic sense but I always liked the kind of big questions.

Andrew Bird Patience Quote

Every time I get up in the morning melodies occur to me and I start trying to shape lyrics to melodies.

Andrew Bird Morning Quote

My mom had this romantic notion of her children playing classical music. The idea is you learn it when you’re still learning language. It’s using the same part of the brain.

Andrew Bird Learning Quote

My favorite literature to read is fairly dry history. I like the framework and my imagination can do the rest.

Andrew Bird Imagination Quote

You travel with the hope that something unexpected will happen. It has to do with enjoying being lost and figuring it out and the satisfaction. I always get a little disappointed when I know too well where I’m going or when I’ve lived in a place so long that there’s no chance I could possibly get lost.

Andrew Bird Hope Quote

What’s cool about indie rock is that one band can do effectively the same thing as another band and one band nails it and the other one doesn’t. I like that elusiveness.

Andrew Bird Cool Quote