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Fleet Foxes - Fleet Foxes
CRITIC SCORE
84
Based on 21 reviews
2008 Rank: #11 / 708
USER SCORE
86
Based on
312 ratings

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CRITIC REVIEWS

100
musicOMH

This could be the closest this generation gets to its own Pet Sounds. A stunning debut then, and one that will make Fleet Foxes one of the most sought after bands of the year.

90
Pitchfork

For all the album's winding paths and unexpected vistas, Fleet Foxes' harmonies remain the primary draw, and they've written and arranged these songs to showcase their shared vocals. 

100
De la musique aussi "pure", c'est rare.
Exceptionnel
GPellizzon
88
GEMS:
• White Winter Hymnal
• Ragged Wood
• Tiger Mountain Peasant Song
• Meadowlarks
Felindie
78
Fav Tracks: He Doesn't Know Why, White Winter Hymnal, Blue Ridge Mountains
80
The Fleet Foxes seemingly have gone out of nowhere. In April, they released an interesting EP "Sun Giants" and a couple of months later they came out with their debut album that surpasses the EP by miles. If you do not know the band's sound, the best way that I can summon it is early My Morning Jacket + Band of Horses = Fleet Foxes, as much as that is a generalization.

"Fleet Foxes" 11 tracks; 39 min.) starts off "Sun It Rises", and the opening sounds of that ... read more
owenmzollis
93
Favorite track: "White Water Hymnal"
Least favorite track: "Heard Them Stirring"
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DETAILS

June 3, 2008 / Release Date
LP / Format
Sub Pop / Label
Phil Ek / Producer
Indie Folk / Genres
fleetfoxes.com / Website
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# 12 - A.V. Club
# 27 - Cokemachineglow
# 18 - Consequence of Sound
# 45 - Drowned in Sound
# 1 - MOJO
# 4 - musicOMH
# 13 - NME
# 1 - No Ripcord
# 6 - Paste
# 1 - Pitchfork
# 2 - PopMatters
# 2 - Q Magazine
# 11 - Rolling Stone
# 5 - Spin
# 23 - The Guardian
# 4 - Tiny Mix Tapes
Track List
  1. Sun It Rises
  2. White Winter Hymnal
  3. Ragged Wood
  4. Tiger Mountain Peasant Song
  5. Quiet Houses
  6. He Doesn't Know Why
  7. Heard Them Stirring
  8. Your Protector
  9. Meadowlarks
  10. Blue Ridge Mountains
  11. Oliver James
Contributions By
patton, erik