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Fleet Foxes On World Cafe

Lead singer Robin Pecknold says the band's new album, Crack-Up, is the kind of record he's always wanted to make. Hear a live performance and conversation with Pecknold in this session.
Fleet Foxes' lead singer, Robin Pecknold, says the band's new album, Crack-Up, is the kind of record he's always wanted to make. But it took a minute - six years, actually. The last Fleet Foxes album, Helplessness Blues, came out in 2011 and was a huge success. But after touring that record, at a point where bands traditionally head back to the studio to try and keep the momentum going, Fleet Foxes took a break. And that led to a few changes.

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