Fleet Foxes - Fleet Foxes
Critic Score
Based on 23 reviews
2008 Ratings: #5 / 770
Year End Rank: #3
User Score
2008 Ratings: #5
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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.

100
AllMusic

Throughout the album, the band sounds wise beyond its years, so it's not really that surprising that Fleet Foxes is such a satisfying, self-assured debut.

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. 

Inglume
55
Christmas is a special holiday, a special time to get together with the people you love, appreciate the little things in life. Take the time to let your special ones know how much they mean to you. Merry Christmas! 🎄

Fleet Foxes' debut album is much like the soft, peaceful flow of a mountain stream: elegant, cozy, calm and pure. Or perhaps like sitting by a campfire at night casually drifting to sleep, as the bright stars in the night sky take you away into a dream world. Fleet Foxes' ... read more
TheTourist90
75
Very lushful and warm, it’s like if the Beach Boys went full on Folk, sure while I didn’t think every song on this album was amazing, and I do think Helplessness Blues is better, this is still a really good album. It’s very comforting like a big warm blanket middle of a cold winter night, it’s just sucn a pretty and relaxing album to listen to. Fleet Foxes filled that hole of my heart after The beach Boys weren’t making not so good records
amelietur
90
My heart is warm now.
nemgax
90
michael dead guys don't take ur scarves off
KingIsCole10
87
Fleet Foxes debut might be on of the greatest debut albums of all time. The layered instrumentation and vocals make for a completely original sound which has influenced modern folk and indie folk today. The album goes from amazing track to amazing track and it's a really beautiful album which can be exciting and fun at the same time. Favorite tracks are White Winter Hymnal, Ragged Wood and Blue Ridge Mountains.
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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
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