Nomenclature

Album: Noble Beast (2009)

Songfacts®:

  • Andrew Bird (from Drowned In Sound): "Language is dead. Long live language. I'm not sure if this is mourning or celebrating the dilution of words. Either way, 'nomenclature' is a great word and needed to be a song."

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