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Fleet Foxes

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Seattle, Washington, United States (2006 – present)

Fleet Foxes is an band which formed in Seattle, Washington, United States in 2006. The band consists of Robin Pecknold (vocals, guitar), Skyler Skjelset (guitar), Christian Wargo (bass, guitar, vocals), Casey Wescott (keyboards, vocals), Morgan Henderson (multiple instruments) and J. Tillman (drums, vocals). They are signed to the labels Sub Pop and Bella Union.

Fleet Foxes released the six-track Fleet Foxes EP in 2006, a five-track EP, Sun Giant on April 8, 2008, and their debut full-length self-titled album, Fleet Foxes on June 3, 2008. It was given 4 stars by Rolling Stone, and compared to the likes of The Beach Boys, Animal Collective, and Crosby, Stills & Nash. On June 6, 2008, they received a 9.0 out of 10 in a review by Pitchfork for their self-titled LP, and on December 19th, the Sun Giant EP and the self titled LP together shared the title of Pitchfork’s #1 album(s) of 2008.

The quintet describe their music as “baroque harmonic pop jams.” They have played at major venues such as the Bumbershoot Music Festival in Seattle, Washington, South by Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas and Sasquatch! Music Festival at the Gorge Amphitheatre in May 2008. On June 24, 2008, Fleet Foxes went #1 on the CMJ Radio 200 Chart…

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  • ekasukok

    Need a new album [69]

    25 Jun 10:06am Reply
  • JuustMeKB

    Helplessness Blues > S/T but both are amazing

    18 Jun 2:32pm Reply
  • borkegirard

    The self-titled is something special.

    17 Jun 5:13am Reply
  • pliskinn

    Need a new album [68]

    30 May 8:39pm Reply
  • EDRORR

    This fucking band is killing me (in a good way!). Im glad its like the 2 albums are new to me!!! I didnt want to be in your position guys!!! =)

    20 May 1:01am Reply
  • liav22

    Need a new album [67]

    16 May 2:37pm Reply
  • ilhammaulana

    When Robin will graduate?

    12 May 4:27pm Reply
  • gumby101

    wtf is that Africa version of Mykonos on spotify and why does it have so many plays... ugh

    12 May 5:31am Reply
  • jessyrocker

    Amazing

    5 May 1:09am Reply
  • Antorip

    that line "And Michael, you would fall and turn the white snow red as strawberries in the summertime" brought an overwhelming flood like emotion and completely drowned me.. missing childhood..bliss!!..

    3 May 4:51am Reply
  • Element_X

    i don't need a new album [66]

    25 Apr 1:36pm Reply
  • unfack

    Need a new album [65]

    24 Apr 6:30pm Reply
  • Jovalo

    Need a new album [7] ...has never been posted.

    20 Apr 12:14pm Reply
  • Morlokz

    Hipster stuff?

    15 Apr 10:27pm Reply
  • lacohfilho

    Need a new album [64]

    15 Apr 2:55pm Reply
  • solkatter

    Need a new album [63]

    7 Apr 2:31pm Reply
  • mudwool

    where's that weird band that was just like fleet foxes? this is metal

    5 Apr 7:11am Reply
  • Baianolucas

    Great band, not as good as A Day to Remember doe

    3 Apr 8:13pm Reply
  • cam_thislonging

    I'm hoping they feel they can make music without J. Tillman, or better yet, once he's done touring his solo effort that he comes back so they can release a new album.

    2 Apr 10:08pm Reply
  • ahundredegrees

    I wish all music was this beautiful. [2]

    2 Apr 3:24pm Reply
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