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Bon Iver

Bon Iver
Formed: 2007 in Eau Claire, WI
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Group Members: Justin Vernon, Matt McCaughan, S. Carey
Biography: Justin Vernon began recording under the nom de band Bon Iver following the breakup of DeYarmond Edison, an indie folk group similar in tone and manner to Iron & Wine, Little Wings, and -- to a certain extent -- Bonnie "Prince" Billy. Vernon's solo project took DeYarmond Edison's introspective, folky ...Read full biography
For Emma, Forever Ago
Released: 2008
Label: 4AD/Beggars Group
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Bon Iver is the work of Justin Vernon. He isolated himself in a remote cabin in Wisconsin for almost four months, writing, and recording the songs on For Emma, Forever Ago, his haunting debut album. A ...Read full review
Blood Bank
Released: 2009
Label: Jagjaguwar
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Bon Iver's debut album made a huge splash in 2008, receiving both critical acclaim and near-mainstream popularity as the record fanned out over indie rockers, alt-folk fans, and lovers of quietly emotional ...Read full review
More Bon Iver albums: Main Albums (4), Singles & EPs (14)