Sun Giant

Fleet Foxes - Sun Giant
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Based on 8 reviews
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Based on 158 ratings
2008 Ratings: #17
April 8, 2008 / Release Date
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Bella Union / Sub Pop / Label
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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.

EdFruscley
100
Fucking perfect concept
Z.Younk
89
Hearing this for the first time in 2008 blew my mind, they've continued to do so since.
InModeration
78
Really solid debut EP. Great sign of things to come.

Lyrics & Themes: 7/10
Performance: 8/10
Arrangement: 8/10
Sonic Palette: 8/10
KingLukas
60
A solid early discography EP however I found it a little lackluster both emotionally and musically
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
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Track List

  1. Sun Giant 
  2. Drops in the River 
  3. English House 
  4. Mykonos 
  5. Innocent Son
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