On June 16, 2017.

On June 16, 2017, “Nonesuch” label released “Crack-Up”, the third Fleet Foxes album. It was recorded July 2016 – January 2017, at “Electric Lady”, “Sear Sound”,  “Rare Book Room”, “The Void” in New York, “The Unknown” in Anacortes, and “Avast Recording Company” in Seattle, and was produced by Robin Pecknold and Skyler Skjelset.

Personnel:

  • Robin Pecknold– vocals, classical guitar, dreadnought, electric guitar, string electric, Fender bass, piano, synthesizer, Baldwin electric harpsichord, prepared autoharp , marimba, Moog Minitaur, Hammond organ, mellotron, train loop, water loop, Korg drum machine, percussion, varispeed, footsteps, door, Memory Man Deluxe
  • Skyler Skjelset – vocals, electric guitar, Fender bass, piano, synthesizer, pencil on paper, cicada loop, glass harmonica, bowed cymbal, shamisen, percussion, programming, fole, Korg drum machine, amplifier noise, footsteps, Moog Minitaur, water harp
  • Christian Wargo– vocals, bass, drum kit
  • Casey Wescott – piano, chromatic bells, qraqebs, kettledrum, programming, koto, harpsichord , Blue Noise synth, SuperColliderbirdsong
  • Morgan Henderson– cello, qraqebs, double bass, pitched bass clarinet, pitched flute, pitched clarinet , alto flute

Additional musicians

  • Hannah Epperson – violin
  • Matthew Barrick, Christopher Icasiano, Neal Morgan– drum kit, percussion
  • Brian McPherson – spoken word
  • String quartet
    • Russel Durham – first violin
    • Jeremy Kittel – second violin
    • Nicholas Cords – viola
    • Dave Eggar– cello
    • Gabriel Gall – arrangement
  • The Westerlies – horns
    • Andy Clausen – arrangement, trombone
    • Willem de Koch – trombone
    • Zubin Hensler, Riley Mulherkar – trumpet
    • Phil Ek– mixing
  • Greg Calbi– mastering
  • Chris Allen, Grant Valentine, Owen Mulholland, Gabe Wax, Casey Wescott, Adam Burd, Gosha Usov, Beatriz Artola – engineering
  • Ben Tousley, Robin Pecknold – design, layout
  • Shawn Brackbill – band portrait
  • Sean Pecknold, Adi Goodrich – paintings
  • Hiroshi Hamaya– front and back cover, interior photos

Track listing:

All tracks by Robin Pecknold, except where noted.

  1. I Am All That I Need / Arroyo Seco / Thumbprint Scar – Gabriel Gall
  2. Cassius
  3. – Naiads, Cassadies
  4. Kept Woman
  5. Third of May / Ōdaigahara
  6. If You Need to, Keep Time on Me
  7. Mearcstapa
  8. On Another Ocean (January / June)
  9. Fool’s Errand
  10. I Should See Memphis – Gabriel Gall
  11. Crack-Up
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