On June 3, 2008.

On June 3, 2008, “Bella Union” label released the debut, self-titled Fleet Foxes  album. It was recorded in 2007, and was produced by Phil Ek. The cover art is a detail of the 1559 painting “Netherlandish Proverbs” by Pieter Bruegel the Elder. “Times” ranked the album at number 1 on its list of the “100 Best Albums of the Year”; “Mojjo” magazine ranked it and number 1 on its list of the “Top 50 Albums of 2008”. The album was certified Platinum in UK by the “BPI”.

Personnel:

  • Robin Pecknold– band member, songwriter, arranger, design
  • Skyler Skjelset – band member, arranger
  • Nicholas Peterson – band member, arranger
  • Casey Wescott – band member, arranger
  • Craig Curran – band member, arranger
  • Gwen Owen – flute
  • Phil Ek– engineer, mixer
  • Ed Brooks – mastering
  • Sasha Barr – design
  • Dusty Summers – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Robin Pecknold.

  1. Sun it Rises
  2. White Winter Hymnal
  3. Ragged Wood
  4. Tiger Mountain Peasant Song
  5. Quiet Houses
  6. He Dosen’t Know Why
  7. Heard Them Stirring
  8. Your Protector
  9. Meadowlarks
  10. Blue Ridge Mountains
  11. Oliver James
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