AOTY 2017
Sun Giant
Fleet Foxes - Sun Giant
Critic Score
Based on 7 reviews
User Score
Based on 109 ratings
2008 Ratings: #7
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CRITIC REVIEWS

65
Coke Machine Glow

And so if farting is just pooping a cloud and music is what happens when speakers poop tiny earthquakes then Sun Giant doesn’t poop. And by this I don’t mean that it is constipated and deep within its bowels there grows a backed-up train of poo ready to be vomited toiletward but that it simply doesn’t poop, has never pooped and doesn’t understand the process fundamentally.

Mar 10, 2017
Z.Younk
89
Hearing this for the first time in 2008 blew my mind, they've continued to do so since.
Mar 9, 2016
EMR
79
Really beautiful EP that displays some of the band's greatest qualitites, with vivid imagery, pretty sounding vocal harmonies and a bright ambience, brought by the simple, but incredibly effective combination of vocals and finger-strumming guitars. Mykonos is one of their absolutely best tracks.
Oct 18, 2017
86
My god that Coke Machine Glow review is one of the worst pieces of music criticism I've ever read. "Sun Giant" is pretty close to a perfect EP. It's a fantastic introduction to Fleet Foxes, blending a broad array of influences from the past into something beautifully timeless and distinctive. They employ a bit more reverb than in their future works, making it a bit more distant and subdued than the self-titled debut. "Mykonos" remains one of the quintessential Fleet Foxes ... read more
Feb 2, 2017
mxruss
89
I started listening to the first two releases of Fleet Foxes, their self-titled LP and this EP, together as a deluxe album, so I suppose I always associated the beauty of the two together. Sun Giant is a 5 song LP that expresses deep emotion through harmonic melodies through all 5 songs. It's more melancholic than the LP, in my opinion, and it uses the classic Fleet Foxes feel to connect human emotion and romance to natural aspects of life. There is something cozy about the first two releases ... read more
Nov 25, 2015
owenmzollis
92
Favorite track: "Sun Giant"
Least favorite track: "Innocent Son"
Track List
  1. Sun Giant 
  2. Drops in the River 
  3. English House 
  4. Mykonos 
  5. Innocent Son
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