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  • Summary: This is the debut full-length release from the side project of Fleet Foxes members Christian Wargo and Casey Wescott.
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  1. Positive: 3 out of 12
  2. Negative: 0 out of 12
  1. Aug 28, 2012
    80
    Rather than slicing the Fleet Foxes cucumber too thin, Poor Man adds a whole new flavour. [Sep 2012, p.86
  2. Aug 28, 2012
    80
    The result is an album not only more interesting, but far more enjoyable.
  3. Aug 28, 2012
    70
    The result is a record that's primarily dedicated to beauty but with an engagingly playful spirit. [Sep 2012, p.83]
  4. Aug 28, 2012
    60
    A pleasant and inoffensive endeavor, it'll do well to keep any Foxes fan satisfied for the remainder of the season. But don't be surprised if boredom sets in by fall.
  5. Aug 28, 2012
    59
    Poor Moon turns out to be a wisp of a record, intentionally light and certainly promising but also oddly--and perhaps ironically--weightless.
  6. Aug 30, 2012
    56
    Woodland tunes are not rare and only a few tracks here get the heart racing and stave off a bad case of bradycardia.
  7. 40
    The result is a sort of mannered, formalist rusticity that only occasionally develops a convincing momentum.

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  1. Jul 2, 2013
    5
    This record was supposed to be a side project to Fleet Foxes main work for Chris and Casey, and it never raises any higher than that, a sideThis record was supposed to be a side project to Fleet Foxes main work for Chris and Casey, and it never raises any higher than that, a side project. It’s not awful to listen too, but not likely be heard more than once. Expand