- I Am a Bird Now

Antony and the Johnsons - I Am a Bird Now
CRITIC SCORE
88
Based on 10 reviews
2005 Rank: #4 / 350
USER SCORE
86
Based on
78 ratings

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Raincoat
81
An emotional and moving record; a real sense of drama unfolds throughout the album's progression — emphasised through stunning vocal performances and sombre instrumentation — and it peaks in the beautiful opening and closing tracks (which the rest of the album doesn't quite live up to).

Highlights: "Hope There's Someone", "Bird Gerhl"
WildChameleon
89
Absolutely beautiful, Antony's voice is really stunning with a solid songwriting's work. I especially love the cover !
Emotion, identity research, love, dark ... this album is dense.

I am a Bird Now.
84
Somewhere between real beauty and real drama, stands a naked soul and displays the cathartic greatness of emotions.
Tom Simmons
80
Fav Tracks: Hope There's Someone, Bird Gerhls, You Are My Sister, Fistfull Of Love, My Lady Story
JFulfy
93
His voice, and desire to find his identity creates this album to be one of the best. Fistful of Love and Ladys Story are incredible.
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DETAILS

February 1, 2005 / Release Date
LP / Format
Secretly Canadian / Rough Trade / Label
Chamber Pop / Genres
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END OF YEAR LISTS
# 8 - No Ripcord
# 5 - Pitchfork
# 33 - Rolling Stone
# 28 - SPIN
Track List

  1. Hope There's Someone
  2. My Lady Story
  3. For Today I Am A Boy
  4. Man Is The Baby
  5. You Are My Sister 
  6. What Can I Do? 
  7. Fistful of Love 
  8. Spiraling 
  9. Free At Last
  10. Bird Girl