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For Emma, Forever Ago

Bon Iver

For Emma, Forever Ago

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  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.

Type: Album

Sampling: 44,1 kHz

Source: CD

Tracks: 9

Language: English

Total size: 85.30 Mb

Year: 2008

Total price: $1.08


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1
$0.12
320
03:39
8.36 Mb
2
$0.12
320
03:21
7.67 Mb
3
$0.12
320
03:59
9.1 Mb
4
$0.12
320
05:22
12.29 Mb
5
$0.12
320
05:29
12.56 Mb
6
$0.12
320
03:06
7.1 Mb
7
$0.12
320
01:57
4.46 Mb
8
$0.12
320
03:41
8.42 Mb
9
$0.12
320
06:41
15.32 Mb


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The story of how this album came to be is something of a modern legend. Justin Vernon broke up with his band, broke up with his girl, and came down with mononucleosis. He decided he needed to reset and heal - both physically and emotionally. His chosen way of doing this was to hole up in a cabin in the Wisconsin woods a la "Walden".

While there, he gathered up his heart, his pain, his memories, and every last ounce of vulnerability he had inside him and poured it all into these songs.

They are minimalistic, crooning, bittersweet, aching, and beautiful.

My personal favorites are:

Flume - Just a beautiful song. I think he's talking about his mother being pregnant with him, but it's up for interpretation.

Skinny Love - Talks about a relationship with the kind of person who creates upheaval and leaves.

Re: Stacks - This song is one of my favorite songs of all time. It's soaked in regret. It's the moment you realize all the mistakes you've made, and you feel the full weight of the consequences. It's the nostalgia of everything that was and everything that could have been.
Born out of self-imposed isolation, the songwriting on "For Emma, Forever Ago" hints at the effort required to redirect artistic energies. Justin Vernon's opus journeys far into the backwoods, unearthing melodies and lyrics that offer comfort amid otherworldly, sometimes chilling, soundscapes.

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