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Fleet Foxes

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Fleet Foxes: America's Next Great Band

Report by Paul Lester, Guardian, The, 11 February 2008

HOMETOWN: Xachua'Bsh, Washington.THE LINEUP: Robin Pecknold, Nicholas Peterson, Skyler Skjelset, Christian Wargo, Casey Wescott. ...

Fleet Foxes: Fleet Foxes (Bella Union)

Review by Andy Gill, Independent, The, 30 May 2008

THOUGH NOT having quite the sun-kissed enchantment of their debut Sun Giant EP, Seattle alt.folk combo Fleet Foxes' full debut suggests they can follow the ...

The Lure Of The Beach

Report and Interview by Jude Rogers, New Statesman, 12 June 2008

A new generation of US bands cites the Beach Boys as a huge inspiration. Why now? ...

Why Is Our Radical Folk Heritage Ignored?

Comment by Luke Turner, Guardian, The, 14 November 2008

Modern British music is so in thrall to Americana that our own treasure trove of radical traditional folk is in danger of being forgotten ...

Fleet Foxes: Helplessness Blues (Bella Union) *****

Review by Andy Gill, Independent, The, 22 April 2011

WITH HELPLESSNESS Blues, Fleet Foxes triumphantly deliver on the promise of their popular debut, the album that helped establish folk-rock once again as a formidable ...

Fleet Foxes: Modern Life Is Rubbish

Interview by Andy Gill, Word, The, May 2011

Fleet Foxes dust down their antique marxophones and twanging one-string zithers — and record it all on tape. ...

Pack Mentality: Fleet Foxes: Helplessness Blues (Bella Union)

Review by Rob Young, Word, The, May 2011

Fleet Foxes return, warmer and more bracing, with a set of vivid utopian folk songs for an age of modern austerity ...

How Fleet Foxes are handling high expectations second time around

Profile and Interview by Laura Barton, Guardian, The, 16 June 2011

Huge success began a steep learning curve for the Seattle band. Bandleader Robin Pecknold explains how the second album put the band in a "dark ...


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