Fleet Foxes – Helplessness Blues

Fleet Foxes highly-anticipated sophomore album will come out on May 3rd, 2011 on Sub Pop Records. The album is entitled Helplessness Blues and will feature more of the trademark harmonies and americana-influenced folk-rock we’ve come to expect from these bearded fellows. Members of Fleet Foxes may look a little rough around the edges, but the music they create is as clean and beautiful as it comes. The title track off this album, “Helplessness Blues,” has been floating around the internet for a month or so, but “Battery Kinzie” was recently debuted on BBC DJ Zane Lowe’s show (who you hear very briefly at the end of the track).

Have a listen to “Battery Kinzie” and “Helplessness Blues”:

Here are dates for their upcoming May Tour:

4-30 Vancouver, British Columbia – The Vogue Theatre
05-01 Portland, OR – Crystal Ballroom
05-03 Seattle, WA – Moore Theatre
05-05 Oakland, CA – Fox Theater
05-06 San Diego, CA – Spreckels Theatre
05-07 Hollywood, CA – Hollywood Palladium
05-08 Tucson, AZ – Rialto Theatre
05-10 Austin, TX – Stubbs Waller Creek Amphitheater
05-11 Dallas, TX – Palladium Ballroom
05-13 Nashville, TN – Ryman Auditorium
05-14 Atlanta, GA – The Tabernacle
05-15 Washington, DC – DAR Constitution Hall
05-17 Boston, MA – Orpheum Theatre
05-18 New York, NY – The United Palace Theatre
05-21 Upper Darby, PA – Tower Theatre
05-25 Berlin, Germany – Astra
05-26 Munich, Germany – Dachau Summer of Music
05-28 Barcelona, Spain – Primavera Sound
05-30 Paris, France – Bataclan
05-31 London, England – Hammersmith Apollo

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