Band change Facebook cover photo and more besides

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Fleet Foxes have provided a progress update on the status of their new album.

In an Instagram post from four weeks ago, Robin Pecknold described the alum as “kind of crazy / vast so working on ‘putting babies to sleep / living my truth’ palliative solo album on off days”

FF record kind of crazy / vast so working on "putting babies to sleep / living my truth" palliative solo album on off days

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Overnight, though, the band updated their Facebook cover photo with Hiroshi Hamaya’s “Eruption at Mount Tokachi, Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan, 1962”.

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In the comments thread, when asked if a new album was coming, the band replied, “Alllllmost done.”

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This will be the first new album of studio material from the band since 2011’s Helplessness Blues.

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