Gawker, September 5, 2013
The post that helped “The Fox” on its road to international fame.
SPIN, September 5, 2013
The first mainstream article about “The Fox”? SPIN later took back their comparison of the song to Rebecca Black’s “Friday”, and has continued to publish regular Ylvis coverage. Go SPIN!
paidContent, September 5, 2013
Hunting down the the source of how “The Fox” went viral.
Billboard, September 7, 2013
First Ylvis interview on “The Fox”?
Slate, September 9, 2013
Slate was one of the first to realize there was more to Ylvis than “The Fox”.
NJ News, September 23, 2013
An interesting analysis of the success of “The Fox”.
The New York Times, October 11, 2013
The much anticipated in-depth article on Ylvis in the New York Times. While it’s incredibly cool to be featured in the NY Times, the article itself isn’t that exciting or illuminating. But hey, they tried.
The Daily Beast, October 14, 2013
A fun interview, and it includes a clip of the first Fox sounds Bård and Vegard came up with.
Entertainment Weekly, October 14, 2013
Good interview that contains a few (at the time) previously unknown facts about the Ylvisåker brothers.
The New York Observer, October 15, 2013
A really funny interview that puts Ylvis on the analyst’s couch. A must read!
SPIN, October 15, 2013
An in-depth interview and behind-the-scenes look at the Fox media circus. Well worth the read. Or you can just look at the pretty pictures.
Rolling Stone, October 15, 2013
A pretty standard recap. But in Rolling Stone!
MTV News, October 15, 2013
Another rehash of mostly known facts. But includes video of the interview.
The Sydney Morning Herald, October 16, 2013
“The Fox” hits Australia.
SPIN, October 17, 2013
An interesting chat with the man who (half) produced “The Fox”.
SPIN, October 18, 2013
SPIN, continuing to bring you the latest Ylvis news.
Boston Magazine, October 24, 2013
Makes an attempt at analyzing Massachusetts, but still fails to get it right. At least they tried?
USA Today, October 27, 2013
Finally, a reporter who actually did their research!
The Los Angeles Times, November 4, 2013
About the Saturday Night Live Kerry Washington skit that spoofed “The Fox”.
The Mirror, November 10, 2013
Some interesting though bordering on invasive info in this article. A good summary to show people just getting into Ylvis.
Billboard, November 11, 2013
Report on the making of “What Does the Fox Say?” into a children’s book, in time for Christmas.
The Guardian, November 12, 2013
More on the “What Does the Fox Say?” children’s book.
The Telegraph, November 15, 2013
Cute interview and article prior to Ylvis’s performance for the BBC’s Children in Need charity concert.
London Evening Standard, November 18, 2013
A brief British interview that once again tries to set the record straight.
hkclubbing.com, November 24, 2013
Cute interview with Hong Kong press.
Toronto Star, December 4, 2013
First Ylvis interview in the Canadian press.
The Toronto Sun, December 7, 2013
Another interview in the Canadian press.
PopMatters, December 10, 2013
An article analyzing the genius of “The Fox”.
The Hollywood Reporter, December 18, 2013
A feature on Ylvis, including a great photoshoot.
Billboard, December 19, 2013
‘The Fox’ hits number one on the New York Times’ Children’s Books Bestseller list!
Musically, February 27, 2014
Interesting behind-the-scenes look at what happened when ‘The Fox’ went viral, from Warner’s perspective.