Robin Pecknold

Robin Pecknold is an American singer-songwriter best known as the principal songwriter and vocalist for Fleet Foxes, with whom he has recorded four studio albums: Fleet Foxes (2008), Helplessness Blues (2011), Crack-Up (2017), and Shore (2020). He has been nominated for many awards, including a Grammy for Best Folk Album and for Best Alternative Music Album, and has won numerous international awards. He was born in Seattle, Washington, and lives in New York, New York.


  • Distills the music down to its emotional core.


  • Serves as a footnoted guide to the band’s catalog.


  • A perfect gift for Fleet Foxes fans or lovers of the craft of indie folk songwriting.

    —Consequence of Sound

  • Illuminating. . . . Part memoir, part instruction manual, and part philosophical exploration. And an unexpectedly moving reading experience.

    —The Adroit Journal