Pre-sale of the week: Fleet Foxes – A Very Lonely Solstice, out 1 July

A Very Lonely Solstice, the new album from Fleet Foxes, captures a poignant moment in time. The recording was originally broadcast as a live-stream event on the winter solstice of 2020, just days after New York declared a state of emergency tightening restrictions again in response to increasing COVID-19 cases. Pecknold describes the set as…

New releases for 5 February 2021

Our pick of the bunch for 5 February starts with Shore is a celebration of life in the face of death, honouring Fleet Foxes’ lost musical heroes, from David Berman to John Prine to Judee Sill to Bill Withers. It’s an object levitating between the magnetic fields of the past and the future. The album…

New releases for 16 June 2017

Our batch of recommended releases for 16 June could well be our favourite of the year so far for its depth and quality. Crack-Up represents a real change for Fleet Foxes; instead of an expansive, sunny outlook we are ‘treated’ to a collection of inward-searching songs suffused with a bleak melancholy, resulting in a jarring,…