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For Emma, Forever Ago

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Critics' Reviews

100
Mojo: 

Isolation doesn't get more splendid than this. [June 2008, p.100]

100
Uncut: 

For Emma, Forever Ago is such a hermetically sealed, complete and satisfying album, the prospect of a follow-up--of a life for Vernon beyond the wilderness, even - seems merely extraneous.

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81
Pitchfork: 

Vernon gives a soulful performance full of intuitive swells and fades, his phrasing and pronunciation making his voice as much a purely sonic instrument as his guitar.

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70
PopMatters: 

Bon Iver defiantly makes a small-scale statement on For Emma, Forever Ago, so much that if you don't concentrate, you'll pass this over.

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