The ascending bearded ones of Fleet Foxes — aka the band that’s helping make America cool again — brought their celebrated live thing to the Ed Sullivan Theatre last night. While holding up the band’s self-titled album cover (with design by Artist To Watch Pieter Bruegel), Dave asks “Did you put away the dogs before you brought out the Fleet Foxes?” That’s funny because Letterman had dock-diving dogs out earlier. Unless he was talking about main guest Seth Rogen. Either way Fleet Foxes sounded and looked like this:
Which is to say, irresistible as usual. But, “Making their network television appearance,” eh Dave? He meant to throw a “first” in there. We’re expecting a few more before it’s over.