AOTY 2019
Fleet Foxes - Fleet Foxes
Critic Score
Based on 23 reviews
2008 Ratings: #6 / 742
Year End Rank: #3
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Based on 697 ratings
2008 Ratings: #6
June 3, 2008 / Release Date
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Indie Folk / Genres
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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. 

80
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.

MusicN
95
So incredibly comforting.
One of those albums that reminds you you're so lucky to be alive in this time in history.
amelietur
90
My heart is warm now.
Flamingooooo
90
This is just the perfect music to turn on before bedtime. During the day I would be a bit bored with XD but with folk it is so often the case. My future children could listen to this as a lullaby. They would probably fall asleep faster than they would listen to what I had in childhood lol and yeah it's an Amazing record anyways
nemgax
90
michael dead guys don't take ur scarves off
HoodieBraden
90
Fleet Foxes' debut is one album that really holds a special place in my heart. Around 5 or so months ago, I started asking people on Twitter for album/artist suggestions. I was hoping to expand my musical horizons and find some new music I enjoy (all I listened to beforehand was strictly classic rock). Most of the suggestions I received were hip-hop and R&B. But some user privately messaged me and told me to check out Fleet Foxes' self-titled debut album. I had never heard of Fleet Foxes ... read more
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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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