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Fleet Foxes: Hammersmith Apollo

By Ollie Cussen  

All about the music: Fleet Foxes draw the crowds despite a barely-there stage presence

Robin Pecknold addresses the microphone as if under submission: hips forward, shoulders hunched back, features scrunched in earnest anxiety. For a man whose songs evoke wariness of success and stardom, it is a fitting posture. And for a band whose diffident stage presence is so ill-suited to grand arenas, he is the ideal front man.

Fleet Foxes sold out the 5,000 capacity Hammersmith Apollo three nights running, but you would think they…

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