Andrew Bird ‎– Break It Yourself

Mom + Pop ‎– none
Box Set, Limited Edition
2 × Vinyl, LP, Album
CD, Album

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Break It Yourself
A1 Desperation Breeds . . .
Harmony Vocals – Simone White (3)Mixed By – Neal Jensen
A2 Polynation
A3 Danse Caribe
Drums – J.T. Bates*
A4 Give It Away
Harmony Vocals – Nora O'Connor
B1 Eyeoneye
B2 Lazy Projector
Harmony Vocals – Nora O'Connor
B3 Near Death Experience Experience
Harmony Vocals – Nora O'Connor
B4 Behind The Barn
C1 Lusitania
Vocals – Annie Clark
C2 Orpheo Looks Back
Mixed By – David Boucher
C3 Sifters
D1 Fatal Shore
Harmony Vocals – Nora O'ConnorMixed By – Neal Jensen
D2 Hole In The Ocean Floor
D3 Belles
Here's What Happened
DVD1 Danse Caribe
DVD2 Orpheo Looks Back
DVD3 Lazy Projector
DVD4 Eyeoneye
DVD5 Lusitania
DVD6 Goin' Home
DVD7 Fatal Shore
Break It Yourself
CD1 Desperation Breeds . . .
CD2 Polynation
CD3 Danse Caribe
CD4 Give It Away
CD5 Eyeoneye
CD6 Lazy Projector
CD7 Near Death Experience Experience
CD8 Behind The Barn
CD9 Lusitania
CD10 Orpheo Looks Back
CD11 Sifters
CD12 Fatal Shore
CD13 Hole In The Ocean Floor
CD14 Belles

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Break It Yourself (Limited Edition Set), limited to 1000 copies.
Box includes
• 2 180 gram vinyl LPs in colored sleeves
• CD copy of album
• DVD - Here's What Happened a 30-minute performance film shot in Andrew Bird’s barn during the recording of the album
• Bird stationary set with custom designed stamps and paper
• Jay Ryan Limited Edition 20 x 20 poster
• Reproduction of Bird family heirloom photograph featured on the album cover
• MP3 download card

The introduction to Desperation Breeds... contains a musical theme that appeared initially in the score to the film NORMAN. Special thanks to Jonathan Segal.

Note sent on release day to those who preordered:
Unfortunately, due to an error in manufacturing, the CD was not included in your Break It Yourself Deluxe Box Set. We’re incredibly sorry for the inconvenience. But rest assured, a CD will be mailed to the same address as your box set directly from Andrew’s US label, Mom + Pop. These packages will be shipped tomorrow, March 7th from New York City via United States Postal Service.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Stickered): 858275004618

Other Versions (5 of 11) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
MP048 Andrew Bird Break It Yourself(2xLP, Album) Mom + Pop MP048 US 2012 Sell This Version
URA387 Andrew Bird Break It Yourself(CD, Album) Spunk URA387 Australia 2012 Sell This Version
BELLAV323 Andrew Bird Break It Yourself(2xLP, Album + CD, Album) Bella Union BELLAV323 Europe 2012 Sell This Version
BELLADVD323, Belladvd323 Andrew Bird Break It Yourself(CD, Album + DVD) Bella Union, Bella Union BELLADVD323, Belladvd323 UK 2012 Sell This Version
MP048 Andrew Bird Break It Yourself(2xLP, Album, Pic) Mom + Pop MP048 US 2018 Sell This Version