Bon Iver

Bon Iver



Bon Iver (/bn ˈvɛər/ Bone-ee-VARE) is an American indie folk band founded in 2006 by singer-songwriter Justin Vernon. The name "Bon Iver" is derived from the French phrase bon hiver (French pronunciation: ​[bɔn‿ivɛːʁ]), meaning "good winter",[1] taken from a greeting on Northern Exposure.[2]

Vernon released Bon Iver's debut album, For Emma, Forever Ago, independently in July 2007. The majority of that album was recorded while Vernon spent three months isolated in a cabin in northwestern Wisconsin. The band later won in 2012 the Grammy awards for Best New Artist and Best Alternative Music Album for their album Bon Iver, Bon Iver.[3][4][5] They released their third album 22, A Million to critical acclaim in 2016.[6]



Coming Down
Coming Down is a song by musical group Bon Iver, released on September 29, 2017.
For Emma, Forever Ago
For Emma, Forever Ago is the debut studio album by American indie folk band Bon Iver.
Skinny Love
"Skinny Love" is a song by American indie folk band Bon Iver.
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Bon Iver
Bon Iver, Bon Iver (sometimes referred to simply as Bon Iver) is the second studio album from American indie folk band Bon Iver, released on June 17, 2011.

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David Lynch’s Festival of Disruption 2017: The 10 Best Moments
  –  October 25, 2017
And yet, 25 minutes later, they were silent and still and meditating. “Yes, it is intimidating going on after TV on the Radio,” Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon admitted two songs into his solo headlining set. Anyone who had seen the Brooklyn art rockers ...
Hear New Mitski, Sharon Van Etten, and More on Cool Planned Parenthood Comp
  –  October 25, 2017
Bon Iver contributes a nicely woozy live version of "_____45_____" from Philharmonie de Paris. Foo Fighters take a step back from the pacey classic rock that they've been trudging through recently with a more brooding new song, "Soldier," that could've ...
Circumnavigate Exclusive Interview
  –  October 25, 2017
Musically we all have different tastes within the band, which helps us to have this nice balance of genres; artists such as Coldplay, Cinematic Orchestra, Ludovico Einaudi, Birdy and Bon Iver are all big influences of ours. Last year, we put on a show with ...
If Music Gives You Chills, You Might Be an Emotional Genius
  –  October 25, 2017
So, what type of music causes the chills? The genre is not so important, it seems; participants in Sachs’ study reported getting chills from songs of every kind, from Bon Iver to Beethoven, Enya to Ella Fitzgerald, Kanye West to Aaron Copland.
CONCERT CALENDAR: Check out what's going on
  –  October 25, 2017
LJVM Coliseum, Winston-Salem … Miranda Lambert March 24. • The National, Richmond … Dark Star Orchestra Nov. 29 and Nov. 30; Bon Iver Dec. 3; Steve Earle & The Dukes Dec. 9; Henry Rollins Jan. 14; Big Head Todd & The Monsters Jan. 31. • The Norva ...
Best music festivals in Europe 2018: How to get tickets to Tomorrowland, Primervera Sound, Exit and more international events next summer
  –  October 25, 2017
Arcade Fire, The XX, Bon Iver, Frank Ocean, and Aphex Twin were there, alongside the incomparable Grace Jones (and her hula-hoop). Get your tickets here. One of the world's most popular dance festivals, Tomorrowland can only be described as a place like no ...
Foo Fighters extend tour but cancel some gigs due to 'family emergency'
  –  October 24, 2017
The Foo Fighters recently released a new song, "Soldier," in support of 7-Inches for Planned Parenthood, a sexual health care nonprofit organization who have produced a 33-song album featuring music from celebrities such as Bon Iver, John Legend & St ...
Sonos One Review: Sonos Sound Gets Even Better with Alexa Built-In
  –  October 24, 2017
To check out the bass, I played “Friends” by Francis and the Lights featuring another personal favorite of mine, Bon Iver. It has pure vocals and deep undertones, which were both brought out beautifully by the One. Of course, there’s only so far that ...
Rock is dead. Planned Parenthood killed it.
  –  October 23, 2017
A troupe of the gullible—that includes Grammy-Award-winners like Foo Fighters, John Legend, and Bon Iver—has put together an abortion mixtape. Maybe those musicians aren't to blame. Perhaps they don't know what Planned Parenthood even does. In their ...
The Spinoff’s definitive Auckland City Limits playlist
  –  October 23, 2017
They’ve opened for the likes of Bon Iver and Florence & The Machine if that gives you an idea of their vibe. Their harmonies are something else and are given the spotlight on their cover of Bruce Springsteen’s ‘I’m On Fire’, which is the best ...
PREMIERE: St. South tugs on the heartstrings and returns to her roots with new single Inure
  –  October 23, 2017
Her talents were first realised when she won a spot on Bon Iver’s experimental Stem Project album. While it’s clear from her debut EP Nervous Energy that she’s got a knack for it, she’s heading back to her roots with an acoustic setup and emphasis ...
Hear Foo Fighters' Contemplative New Song 'Soldier'
  –  October 23, 2017
The set also includes rare or previously unreleased material from Sleater-Kinney, Feist, Bon Iver, John Legend & St. Vincent, Elliott Smith, CHVRCHES, Estelle, Jenny Slate, Zach Galifianakis and Tig Notaro. "What's the strangest thing for this band to do ...
Review: Bon Iver is hitting the big numbers now
  –  October 23, 2017
So Justin Vernon is back with a new album, five years on from Bon Iver, the collection that followed the spectacular global success of the debut, For Emma, Forever Ago. I wasn’t great at sums at school so to help me navigate 22, A Million, I referred to ...
Dierks Bentley Offers His Voice – and His Heart – to Gripping New Film Only the Brave
  –  October 23, 2017
thanks to co-writers Joe Trapanese and Sean Carey (who’s also a band member of Bon Iver). “As a songwriter,” Bentley explained at a special screening in Nashville on Oct. 12, “some days you walk in and you have the idea, and you have the melody ...
Life of Auto-tune: the history of voice modulation in music
  –  October 22, 2017
Enter Justin Vernon, frontman and creator of indie rock stalwart Bon Iver. With his debut album For Emma, Forever Ago in 2008, Vernon showcased his ability to create atmospheric textures with limited computer use. On the opening track, “Flume”, Vernon ...
Golden Plains Announces 2018 Lineup Featuring Kamasi Washington, Grizzly Bear and King Kruel
  –  October 22, 2017
Since 2007, big name acts such as Bon Iver, George Clinton, Public Enemy Flying Lotus, Goyte, The Drones, The Slits, Moodyman, Ween and many more have performed at the Australian music festival and it seems that next year’s line up is sure to be one for ...
Foo Fighters Postpone Three Tour Dates Due to Family Emergency
  –  October 21, 2017
Foo Fighters released a new song earlier this week titled “Soldier,” which will appear on a Planned Parenthood benefit compilation, including tracks from other artists like Sleater-Kinney, Bjork, and Bon Iver.
Listen to new Foo Fighters track Soldier
  –  October 21, 2017
The song appears on the new 7-Inches For Planned Parenthood compilation album, which also features artists including Sleater-Kinney, Bon Iver, Chvrches and Bjork. Money raised from sales of the album will go to Planned Parenthood, which provides sexual ...
Stream The '7-inches For Planned Parenthood' Compilation Featuring Mary J. Blige, St. Vincent, John Legend & Many More
  –  October 21, 2017
It also contains unreleased live recordings from the likes of Elliott Smith, St. Vincent and John Legend, CHVRCHES, Bon Iver and others, as well as some bits from a bunch of famous comedians, including Sarah Silverman, Margaret Cho, Zach Galifianakis ...
Hear ‘Soldier,’ a New Foo Fighters Song Featured in the New ‘7 Inches for Planned Parenthood’ Compilation
  –  October 20, 2017
Containing 33 tracks, the Foos are just one of many big-name acts to contribute to this compilation, as others include John Legend, St. Vincent, Feist, Bon Iver, comedians Sarah Silverman, Zach Galifianakis, Tig Notaro and many more. And you can listen to ...
Rock Band Foo Fighters Releases New Song to Fund Planned Parenthood Abortion Business
  –  October 20, 2017
7-inches for Planned Parenthood is a response to this threat.” According to Billboard, the performers contributing to the abortion fundraiser are: Aparna Nancherla, Björk, Bon Iver, Bryce Dessner, Chvrches (with film clip directed by Kristen Stewart ...
Foo Fighters release moving song for Planned Parenthood compilation
  –  October 20, 2017
The emotional track is part of 7-Inches for Planned Parenthood, an album in benefit of the nonprofit organization, which also includes new or rare tracks from CHVRCHES, Sleater-Kinney, Bon Iver and more. The compilation LP is available on Spotify and will ...
Hear the new 7-Inches for Planned Parenthood tracks from CHVRCHES, Foo Fighters, Sleater-Kinney and more
  –  October 20, 2017
The boxset also includes contributions from Sharon Van Etten, St. Vincent, Bjork, Bon Iver, Feist, John Legend and loads more. Visit for more information.
Getting Personal With Har Mar Superstar
  –  October 20, 2017
I really love the song, their version and ours. With the band, I think we added a nice spin on it." Assisted by producers BJ Burton (Sylvan Esso, Bon Iver) and Lazerbeak (Lizzo, Doomtree), the tracks on Personal Boy really seem to pop, even though the ...
10 videos that show what a breathtaking live act Bon Iver are
  –  October 20, 2017
There are very few acts who evoke as much emotion as Bon Iver does in a live setting. While over the years the music that Justin Vernon and his band produce has changed from the acoustic twangs of debut ‘For Emma, Forever Ago’ to the electronic whirs ...
The Planned Parenthood 7-Inch Out Today Features New Music From St. Vincent And More
  –  October 20, 2017
It is available digitally on all streaming services, and includes tracks from Foo Fighters, Feist, and Bon Iver, as well as comedy bits from Jenny Slate, Zach Galifianakis, and Tig Notaro, and spoken word from the likes of Dr. Willie Parker and Margaret ...
Watch Bon Iver Perform “8 (Circle)” For An Audience Of One
  –  October 19, 2017
La Blogothèque, the French website behind the Take Away Shows video series, has hit on another fun idea for a video series. During last year’s Michelberger Music Festival, they would “kidnap” one person from the audience, who would then sit in an ...
Watch As Bon Iver's Justin Vernon Plays A Song To A Single Person
  –  October 17, 2017
Imagine: You are innocently enjoying yourself at the Berlin Michelberger Music festival when you are "kidnapped" after a set. A blindfold over your eyes, you are led through winding concrete hallways until you reach a small room. You sit in a chair and a ...
Bon Iver announces two extra London shows on tour - how to get tickets
  –  October 17, 2017
Bon Iver have added a further two dates to their 2018 London residency. They will now play Hammersmith's Eventim Apollo on March 4 and 5. Justin Vernon and co. previously announced a four-date residency before extending it to six following huge demand.
Bon Iver Announce Two New Dates At London Eventim Apollo
  –  October 17, 2017
Mike Skinner and his band will reform in April to perform their greatest hits. Tickets are on sale now, prices start at £39.50/£43.50 plus fees. Win tickets for you and a mate to see Lethal Bizzle, DJ EZ, Sigma and more at TWSTD Festival this November.

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