Fleet Foxes Seattle's tourism bureau, take heed! The self-titled debut full-length from Emerald City band Fleet Foxes conjures tantalizing images of sun-soaked mountains (the spacious "Sun It… 2008-06-03 Fleet Foxes Pop
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Fleet Foxes (2008)

Fleet Foxes | (NEIL) YOUNG FRESH FELLOWS Fleet Foxes create a hushed, wistful soundtrack for the Pacific northwest on their self-titled debut CD
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(NEIL) YOUNG FRESH FELLOWS Fleet Foxes create a hushed, wistful soundtrack for the Pacific northwest on their self-titled debut CD

Details Release Date: Jun 03, 2008; Lead Performance: Fleet Foxes; Genre: Pop

Seattle's tourism bureau, take heed! The self-titled debut full-length from Emerald City band Fleet Foxes conjures tantalizing images of sun-soaked mountains (the spacious ''Sun It Rises'') and the serene Pacific (the jangly ''White Winter Hymnal''). Indeed, the Foxes play a fine set of Neil Youngsters on these first two tracks, but they also blaze their own trails once ''Ragged Wood'' moseys in on breezy harmonies, transforming the folk rock to beach pop in the pick of a high, tensile guitar string. Hushed and wistful, Foxes evokes the itinerant days of yore...you know, before gas cost four bucks a gallon. A
DOWNLOAD THIS: Hear a preview of ''Ragged Wood'' at barnesandnoble.com

Originally posted Jun 06, 2008 Published in issue #997 Jun 13, 2008 Order article reprints
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