Fleet Foxes: Baroque Pop Looks Back : World Cafe Fleet Foxes' members grew up on the music of their parents: The Beach Boys, Simon & Garfunkel, The Zombies, Love, and Crosby Stills & Nash. It's an enviable environment that the five-piece clearly relishes.
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White Winter Hymnal

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Fleet Foxes: Baroque Pop Looks Back

Fleet Foxes: Baroque Pop Looks Back

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  • "Your Protector"

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The members of Fleet Foxes grew up on the music of their parents: The Beach Boys, Simon & Garfunkel, The Zombies, Love, and Crosby Stills & Nash. It's an enviable environment that the quintet clearly relishes.

Robin Pecknold and Skye Skyelset are backed by some of Seattle's best musicians, formerly and currently in bands such as Pedro the Lion, Seldom, and Crystal Skulls. Through the support of friends, families, and credit cards, material for both the Sun Giant EP and Fleet Foxes' self-titled debut were recorded. On both, the band draws from the baroque, psychedelic pop of the '60s, sacred harp singing, gospel, and folk music.

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