I heard about them first on NPR’s best music of the year listener poll.
I read about them in New York Magazine’s best music of 2008 article.
And again on AFP Paris where they came in as number one – best album of the year –
“Fleet Foxes, “Fleet Foxes”: The revelation of the year. The Seattle five-piece burst onto the scene with their inventive, sweet-sounding music that draws from 1960s pop, gospel and folk.”
All this press, I had to go find them. Yesterday I could not stop listening to their music on the Fleet Foxes myspace page.
And then I bought the CD for the husband for his [Christmas eve] birthday.
Here are a couple of songs from youtube, the first is their most popular, the second I really like too: