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FLEET FOXES in concert

October 24, 2011

Fleet Foxes are an indie folk band which was formed in Seattle, Washington. They are signed to the Sub Pop and Bella Union record labels. The band came to prominence in 2008 with the release of their second EP, Sun Giant, and their debut full length album Fleet Foxes. Both Sun Giant and their eponymous debut album received much critical praise and reviewers often noted their use of refined lyrics and vocal harmonies. Lead singer and principal songwriter Robin Pecknold has relocated from Seattle to Portland, Oregon.

 At the end of 2008, Fleet Foxes was rated album of the year by Billboards Critic’s Choice and in Metacritic‘s end of year best album round-up it appeared in 17 lists, topping six of them. Furthermore, it had sold over 408,000 copies in North America and over 100,000 copies in the United Kingdom, making it the first gold certificate record for UK label Bella Union.Helplessness Blues is the second studio album of Fleet Foxes. It was released on May 3rd, 2011. The album has received critical acclaim upon its release, and it has an average score of 86 on the review aggregate site Metacritic, indicating “universal acclaim.”

Date: 27th of November, 2011          

   Time: 20:00h                  

Place: Auditori (Sala Pau Casals), C/ Lepant, 150 Barcelona        

Price: 28€      

Where to buy tickets: www.ticketmaster.es, http://www.servicaixa.com, FNAC (Pl. Catalunya, 4, Diagonal, 3, Diagonal, 555)

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