Helplessness Blues - Fleet Foxes
Track Listing
  1. Montezuma
  2. Bedouin Dress
  3. Sim Sala Bim
  4. Battery Kinzie
  5. The Plains/Bitter Dancer
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  1. Montezuma
  2. Bedouin Dress
  3. Sim Sala Bim
  4. Battery Kinzie
  5. The Plains/Bitter Dancer
  6. Helplessness Blues
  7. The Cascades
  8. Lorelei
  9. Someone You'd Admire
  10. The Shrine/An Argument
  11. Blue Spotted Tail
  12. Grown Ocean
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Props to Helplessness Blues for making the fretless zither cool again. On their second album, Fleet Foxes continue to take their music in unusual directions, creating a baroque folk-pop sound that hints at a number of influences -- Simon & Garfunkel, Fairport Convention, the Beach Boys -- but is too unique, too esoteric, too damn weird to warrant any direct links between the Seattle boys and their predecessors. It's still a downright gorgeous record, though, filled to the brim with glee club harmonies and the sort of ...

Helplessness Blues 2011, Sub Pop

UPC: 098787088823

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