Bon Iver - For Emma, Forever Ago

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    Personnel: Christy Smith (vocals, drums); Randy Pingrey (trumpet, trombone). Recording information: Fairall, Raleigh, NC (11/2006-12/2007); The Hunting Cabin, WI (11/2006-12/2007). Photographer: Gilbert Vernon. Recorded in a cabin in Northern Wisconsin in the dead of winter in long sessions intermittently broken up for the chopping and gathering of firewood, FOR EMMA, FOREVER AGO is the impressive debut release from Bon Iver aka Justin Vernon. With warmly recorded acoustic guitars and double-tracked vocals, FOR EMMA sounds like vintage Elliot Smith playing in the Pink Mountaintops. Vernon's voice--alone worth the sticker price--is captivating and multifaceted, as it morphs from wavering falsettos to gospel emotings sometimes within a single phrase. Surprisingly for such an intimate indie record--and particularly for one whose main theme seems to be private anguish--FOR EMMA proved a vibrant seller, registering respectably on both the U.S. and U.K. album charts, garnering many inclusions near the top of 2008 critical favorites lists, and making an unlikely star out of Vernon.


    UPC 656605211527
    Runtime 37 min.
    Type Performer
    Genre Rock & Pop
    Sub Genre Alternative
    Label Jagjaguwar Records
    Number of Discs 1
    Track Listing Disc 1
    • 1. Flume
    • 2. Lump Sum
    • 3. Skinny Love
    • 4. Wolves, The (Act I and II) - (Act 1 & 2)
    • 5. Blindsided
    • 6. Creature Fear
    • 7. Team
    • 8. For Emma
    • 9. Re: Stacks
    Format Compact Disc
    Spars Coding n/a
    Artists Bon Iver
    Dimensions 1.0x1.0x1.0
    Country of Origin United States

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