Fleet Foxes talk to Lau­ren Mur­phy – and Al­bum Club’s ver­dict,

Fol­low­ing up one of the most ac­claimed al­bums of re­cent years isn’t easy, but Fleet Foxes front­man Robin Pec­knold was ready for the chal­lenge, he tells Lau­ren Mur­phy

The Irish Times - Friday - The Ticket - - Front Page -

ROBIN PEC­KNOLD is a hard man to pin down. At one point, it seemed that an in­ter­view with Char­lie Sheen or would be eas­ier to ar­range than one with the Fleet Foxes front­man, but when your band is as in-de­mand as his is right now, it’s to be ex­pected.

When Pec­knold is even­tu­ally forcibly teth­ered to a tele­phone, the set­ting couldn’t be more per­fect. Hav­ing rid­den the bike he brings on tour to a quiet park in down­town Dal­las, the twit­ter­ing of birds sound­tracks the song­writer’s musings on his band’s

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