The Birds

The Birds

the Birds was formed by Per Gisle from Norway(Gr,Vo,etc), Cotton Casino from Japan (Vo,Syn) in 2002. Japan Tour in 2003. Bill Turney (Gr, Vo) joined in Europe tour 2003.

Kobi & Birds - Das Boot : Kobi & Birds At Stubnitz

  1. Kobi – Yellow Scales Slid Across Oily Rolls Of Flushed Skin

  2. Kobi – It Has Acquired Overtones Beyond Our Control

  3. Kobi – Interspersed With Semi-Conscious Moments

  4. Birds* – Cannibal Exorcism

  5. Birds* – The Beauty Of The Beast

  6. Birds* – Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun

  7. Filmed At – MS Stubnitz


Recorded at M/V Stubnitz, Rostock, Germany, 2003-11-15. DVDr, Norway, Mar 20, 2007.

The Birds & Kobi - Live In Bergen

  1. Kobi – Untitled

  2. The Birds – Untitled

Recorded AtLandmark, Bergen

ArtworkBjørn Kjetil Johansen

Recorded at Fredrik's Wonderful Evening on October 26, 2003 at Landmark in Bergen, Norway. Limited edition of CD-r 100 numbered copies. Mar 18, 2005.

Synesthetic Recordings (Norway) - SYRE014

The Birds / Birds Birds Birds In The World

1.Green To Me 05:53

2.Beethoven's Women 02:28

3.Fama Fama 01:11

4.In The Name Of The River 06:49

5.Donkeys 05:22

6.Second Door 01:07

7.Human Play 13:05

8. Fireburner 06:39

Available on bandcamp>>

Released by Important Records 2005 (imprec059).

This is the debut full length from the Japanese/Norwegian super-duo The Birds. Comprised of Cotton Casino of The Acid Mothers Temple and Per Gisle Galaen of Showburn. The Birds are reminiscent of other Norwegian groups like Deathprod, Supersilent & Alog though their unmistakable and unpredictable meld of psych melodies, guitar nois07e, Eco-esque synth dirge, Code-Drone, musique concrete and rock sets them apart.

released January 1, 2005

All songs by Cotton Casino and Per Gisle Galaen.

Recorded in Osaka and Oslo 2003 and 2004.

Mixed by Per Gisle Galaen.

Produced by Kai Mikalsen expect ‘Fireburner’ by Lasse Marhaug.

Mastered by Heige Sten.

Artwork created by Pete Fowler.

The Birds / Lets' Do The Velvets!

Vynyl 7", 45 RPM

Side A : Femme Fatale

Written-By – Lou Reed

Side B : Here She Comes Now

Written-By – John Cale, Lou Reed, S

Issued on clear vinyl in a limited edition of 500 copies. Comes with a double sided glossy postcard.

released by Important Records (USA) imprec053, 2005

With fold-out poster sleeve and insert. Comes in PVC sleeve sealed with a sticker, on which the credits are printed.

Audiobot (Belgium) BOT021, CD-r Limited Edition, 2004

The Birds / European Tour 2003

  1. Donkeys

2. Grey

3. Human Play

4. Green

5. Fireburner

6. Beethoven's Women

Released on their 2003 European Tour. Limited to 100 copies CD-r.

The Birds Tour in Japan & Europe in 2003

The Birds Japan tour​ 2003

The Birds Europe Tour 2003