RIPPLE, LEICESTER UNI
Baby Bird – Fatherhood
3 albums in 4 months and there’s 20 warped nuggets of twisted mediocrity on the latest alone. Put simply ‘Bird’ is a nutter. The product of pastoral inbreeding at the very least and more than likely has a ‘genetech’ barcode stamped on his head. Fatherhood is the tale of borderline madness, highly strung romance and everyday vomit. Zappa meets Pavement, in fact.
Baby Bird: Fatherhood (echo)
Baby Bird’s a man from Sheffield who’s made three albums in the last six months with another two due next year.
Fortunately for one so productive his weird and eerie compulsive records keep getting better, stranger and unfortunately even harder to describe. The sleeves are funny too, this time he’s pregnant, last time he was shaving red paint off his face. Time to let your curiosity get the better of you.
5 DECEMBER 1995
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Baby Bird Fatherhood
BABY BIRD, the alias of Sheffield singer-song-writer Steven Jones, is extraordinarily prolific for a new artist – this is his third album in four months, two more follow in January and his “proper” debut LP is due in April.
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