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Everyone's anticipating the Fleet Foxes
How many bands can say they've ended up on the "most anticipated" (or most anything) lists of 2014? Fleet Foxes can, because their upcoming album is among the Top 10 most anticipated indie albums of the year by the folks at the HeyReverb website. A good omen? We think so.
Speaking of good things, how about good company? Joining Fleet Foxes on that Top 10 are the likes of Broken Bells, Wilco, Modest Mouse and more. And the HeyReverb list isn't the only praise the band is drawing across the web. The website Chicagoist bestowed them with the "Music Video of the Day" hnor for the song "White Winter Hymnal," noting, "We are all going to need something to keep our heads warm and protect us from falling snow this week."
Clearly Fleet Foxes' rise to prominence continues, and just in time for the band to announce its third album. On June 15, 2013 they posted a photo of a home recording set-up, including a Macbook air computer, microphone and guitar on their Facebook page with the caption "Step one." The next day, the image was one of a broken mandolin and the caption "Step two." The images ultimately led to the speculation that the group was working on a new project.
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They ran away with a big break, for sure, this Seattle band fashioned by frontman and guitarist Robin Pecknold, along with guitarist Skyler Skjelset, bass guitarist Bryn Lumsden, drummer Nicholas Peterson, and keyboardist Casey Wescott. They were indeed clever.... Clever enough to land them a music deal with Sub Pop Records.
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They had a healthy dose of experience with their EP Sun Giant released back in the Spring of 2008. However, they really turned the tables on the music industry with their self-titled full-length debut that same year in the summer with a well-deserved platinum certification. Not too shabby. Moreover, a second effort followed in 2011 entitled Helplessness Blues.
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They had a truly unique sound -- no one could pinpoint it except to say that the earthy sound with a rich harmony embedded deep within certainly paid homage to the likes of '60s artists Bob Dylan, Neil Young, the Zombies, and even the Beach Boys. A way to describe it is 'baroque pop' meets 'classic rock' meets 'British folk.' A beautiful mix, really. You can expect the Fleet Foxes to be fleet of foot in their trek through the music industry with more phenomenal pieces to write, earning them more and more of a fan base, as they are definitely a young band. But a young band with true promise. There's still plenty of time to see if they might earn themselves a major record deal. And if they do, you can bet their stardom would soar even higher than it already is.
Fleet Foxes Discography
|Album name||Release date|
|Helplessness Blues / Grown Ocean||2011|
|Helplessness Blues / Battery Kinzie||2011|
|White Winter Hymnal||2008|
Top 10 Fleet Foxes Songs
|Rank||Track Name||Play Count||Listener Count|
|1||White Winter Hymnal||371,554||116,132|
|7||Sim Sala Bim||207,458||78,076|
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Past Tour Dates for Fleet Foxes
Fleet Foxes Tour Dates 2014
date city state venue 01/24/2014 Washington DC 9:30 Club
Fleet Foxes Tour Dates 2011
date city state venue 10/05/2011 Louisville KY Louisville Palace 10/04/2011 Asheville NC Thomas Wolfe Auditorium 10/03/2011 Birmingham AL Alabama Theatre 10/01/2011 Chicago IL Chicago Theatre 09/30/2011 Chicago IL Chicago Theatre 09/29/2011 Ann Arbor MI Hill Auditorium 09/28/2011 Cleveland OH Masonic Auditorium 09/25/2011 Holyoke MA Mountain Park 09/24/2011 Brooklyn NY Williamsburg Park 09/23/2011 Columbia MD Merriweather Post Pavilion 09/21/2011 Raleigh NC Red Hat Amphitheater 09/20/2011 Jacksonville FL Florida Theatre 09/18/2011 Austin TX Zilker Park 09/17/2011 Tulsa OK Cain's Ballroom 09/16/2011 Austin TX Zilker Park 09/15/2011 Phoenix AZ Comerica Theatre 09/14/2011 Los Angeles CA Greek Theatre 09/13/2011 Santa Barbara CA Santa Barbara Bowl 09/10/2011 Berkeley CA Greek Theatre - Berkeley 09/09/2011 Reno NV Grand Sierra Theatre 09/07/2011 Seattle WA Paramount Theatre 09/06/2011 Seattle WA Paramount Theatre 07/24/2011 Troutdale OR McMenamins Historic Edgefield Manor 07/23/2011 Boise ID Knitting Factory - Boise 07/22/2011 Salt Lake City UT Red Butte Garden 07/21/2011 Denver CO Fillmore Auditorium 07/19/2011 Saint Louis MO The Pageant 07/18/2011 Kansas City MO Uptown Theater 07/17/2011 Chicago IL Union Park 07/17/2011 Minneapolis MN State Theatre 07/16/2011 Chicago IL Union Park 07/15/2011 Chicago IL Union Park 07/14/2011 Toronto ON Massey Hall 05/21/2011 Upper Darby PA Tower Theatre 05/19/2011 New York NY United Palace Theatre 05/18/2011 New York NY United Palace Theatre 05/17/2011 Boston MA Orpheum Theatre 05/15/2011 Washington DC DAR Constitution Hall 05/14/2011 Atlanta GA The Tabernacle 05/13/2011 Nashville TN Ryman Auditorium 05/11/2011 Dallas TX South Side Ballroom 05/08/2011 Tucson AZ Rialto Theatre 05/07/2011 Los Angeles CA Hollywood Palladium 05/06/2011 San Diego CA Spreckels Theatre 05/05/2011 Oakland CA Fox Theater 05/03/2011 Seattle WA Moore Theatre 05/02/2011 Seattle WA Moore Theatre 05/01/2011 Portland OR Crystal Ballroom 04/30/2011 Vancouver BC Vogue Theatre 04/29/2011 Vancouver BC Vogue Theatre
Fleet Foxes Tour Dates 2009
date city state venue 08/09/2009 Minneapolis MN First Avenue 08/08/2009 Chicago IL Metro 08/05/2009 Royal Oak MI Royal Oak Music Theatre 08/04/2009 Toronto ON Massey Hall 08/03/2009 Montreal QC Metropolis 07/30/2009 Philadelphia PA Electric Factory 07/29/2009 Washington DC 9:30 Club