The Fleet Foxes have had quite a year. We knew they were something else when the hype machine made it near impossible to score tickets to their Bottom of the Hill show last Spring (maybe one of the most amazing shows of last year). Then they played the Treasure Island Music Festival, drawing Jack White out from his trailer to watch the magic. They’ve secured the coveted number 1 spot on Pitchfork’s Best Albums of 2008, and this Saturday, will join the short list of indie label bands to perform on SNL. They’ll be performing “Blue Ridge Mountains,” (which Pitchfork crowned the second best song of last year, behind Hercules & Love Affair's "Blind"), and “Mykonos,” which makes us all want to take a Greek vacation - stat. Rosario Dawson is hosting. Who has prettier hair - the starlet or Robin Pecknold?
Fleet Foxes: From Bottom of the Hill to SNL