Bon Iver
Bon Iver is a Grammy Award winning folk band from Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States, and one of Justin Vernon's current and most notable music projects to date. The band also consists of Mike Noyce, Sean Carey and Matt MacCaughan. The name 'Bon Iver' (pronounced "bon ee-VAIR") is a play on the French phrase 'bon hiver' meaning 'good winter'. Vernon independently released Bon Iver's debut album For Emma, Forever Ago in 2007, most of which was recorded during a four-month stay in a remote cabin in Wisconsin.
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Bon Iver
Bon Iver is a Grammy Award winning folk band from Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States, and one of Justin Vernon's current and most notable music projects to date. The band also consists of Mike Noyce, Sean Carey and Matt MacCaughan. The name 'Bon Iver' (pronounced "bon ee-VAIR") is a play on the French phrase 'bon hiver' meaning 'good winter'. Vernon independently released Bon Iver's debut album For Emma, Forever Ago in 2007, most of which was recorded during a four-month stay in a remote cabin in Wisconsin.
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Return to Amber Tower
I’ve been playing this song at shows for a little while now so I thought it should be the first track shared from the next album. I wrote the majority of it while getting lost on a hike in the muskegs near the Northwest Territories border. I didn’t have bear spray so I needed to keep singing something to calm myself and alert bears of my presence. When I somehow made it back to my tower I read about a neighbouring lookout who was hiking through these same woods and forgot to use flagging tape so she had to spend the night at a swampy lake until rescued by a helicopter in the morning. While memories of my desperation were fresh I rewrote the verses to reflect her more eventful story. I recorded a couple full band versions but when I was listening back to the lyrics it felt right to strip it back to mostly my voice and a ukulele. Anyways… thanks for listening!more
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Easy Answer
This is a melancholic folk track that looks back at a past relationship.more
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