Fleet Foxes Win Another Album Prize

After the Uncut Music Award, the group are praised for their artwork

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Fresh from winning the first ever Uncut Music Award, Seattle group Fleet Foxes‘ eponymous debut album has now scooped the Art Vinyl Award 2008 for their album artwork.

Awarded by vinyl record framers, Fleet Foxes were voted best album cover of the year for their artwork which features part of Pieter Bruegel’s painting ‘Netherlandish Proverbs’.

Roots Manuva‘s ‘Slime And Reason’ came second, and Coldplay‘s ‘Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends’ came third. The full top ten is listed below, in the meantime the album covers will be displayed at Rough Trade East in London throughout this month (January).


The Best Art Vinyl 2008 Top covers are:

1. Fleet Foxes – ‘Fleet Foxes’

2. Roots Manuva – ‘Slime And Reason’


3. Coldplay – ‘Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends’

4. Goldfrapp – ‘Seventh Tree’

5. Elbow – ‘The Seldom Seen Kid’

6. Metallica – ‘Death Magnetic’

7. Bloc Party – ‘Intimacy’

8. Low Motion Disco – ‘Keep It Slow’

9. Santogold – ‘Santogold’

10. Zombie Zombie – ‘Dog Walker’

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