Birth Place: Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States
Years Active: 2006–present
Genres: Indie Rock, Folk
Bon Iver is a band founded in 2007 by American indie folk singer-songwriter Justin Vernon. The band further consists of Michael Noyce, Sean Carey and Matthew McCaughan. The name, Bon Iver, is a play on the French phrase “bon hiver,” meaning good winter, and pronounced “bon-eevair.” Vernon independently released Bon Iver's debut album, “For Emma, Forever Ago” in July 2007, the majority of which was recorded while spending three months in a remote cabin in Northwestern Wisconsin. “For Emma, Forever Ago” reached #1 on the Billboard Top Heatseekers chart, #4 on the Top Independent Albums chart and #64 on the Billboard 200 Albums chart. In 2009 an EP, “Blood Bank,” was rel...
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