Bon Iver is a Grammy Award winning folk band from Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States, and one of Justin Vernon’s present and most prominent music undertakings to date. The band likewise comprises of Mike Noyce, Sean Carey and Matt MacCaughan.
The name ‘Bon Iver’ (articulated “bon ee-VAIR”) is a play on the French expression ‘bon hiver’ signifying ‘great winter’. Vernon freely discharged Bon Iver’s introduction collection For Emma, Forever Ago in 2007, a large portion of which was recorded during a four-month remain in a remote lodge in Wisconsin.
While in secondary school and school Vernon established the outside the box musical crews Mount Vernon and DeYarmond Edison in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, where regardless he lives.
As per the For Emma Songfacts, after the separation of De Yarmond Edison, Vernon withdrew to his dad’s log lodge, out in the forested areas of north-east Wisconsin to sleep for three frigid months. There he gathered his contemplations and planned them into a suite of tunes, For Emma, Forever Ago . The collection was initially self-discharged in late 2007 of every a keep running of 500 duplicates and sold out in a split second.
The collection gathered basic praise, and was gotten by the non mainstream shake mark Jagjaguwar, which gave the collection an appropriate discharge on February nineteenth, 2008. The collection was discharged in the UK and Europe by notorious non mainstream 4AD on May 12, 2008.
At the point when discharged in the UK, For Emma, Forever Ago gotten 5/5 and “Collection of the Month” surveys in both MOJO and Uncut magazines. It is as of now the third most noteworthy appraised collection of 2008 on audit aggregator site Metacritic, with honors from productions including The Village Voice, The Hartford Courant and The A.V. Club.
The gathering’s second collection Bon Iver, Bon Iver was discharged on June 17, 2011 to universal praise. It was named by Pitchfork Media as the best collection of 2011 on their yearly rundown. At the 2012 Grammys, the collection won Best Alternative Album and the gathering was granted Best New Artist, regardless of having appeared in 2007.