Video: Andrew Bird – “Eyeoneye”

Andrew Bird’s new¬†Break It Yourself single sounds pretty great in studio form, but this intimate glimpse at Bird and friends performing the track for a studio live take goes further to expose the tune’s rousing spirit. Filmed in and around Bird’s Western Illinois barn amid LP recording sessions, the video below is part of a 30-minute performance film called Here’s What Happened, available to watch for free today via iTunes. Given that Break It Yourself feels like a relatively understated set — a grower, if you will — I can’t think of a better way to get to know its charms than with these clips. “Eyeoneye” is a fine start: