Blue Ridge Mountains

Album: Fleet Foxes (2008)
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Songfacts®:

  • This song was written by the Fleet Foxes chief songwriter, Robin Pecknold. It was directed to his brother Sean, at a time when he was missing him.
  • Many of the Fleet Foxes' songs, such as this one, utilize nature as a metaphor. Robin Pecknold told The Daily Mail February 20, 2009 that the references to nature are simply a useful means of expression: He explained: "The music was already sounding very rural, so it didn't make sense to start adding lyrics about receiving emails and watching TV."

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  • Kristin from Atlanta, GaThis song is so beautiful and peaceful, its overwhelming. It something to listen to when you're having a hard day and most definitely on a camping trip or a nature walk for your ipod.
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