Rating (9.0)

Bon Iver remains the only band that can make secrets, breakups, and blood banks seem so hopelessly romantic. On the follow up EP to 2008s For Emma, Forever Ago, frontman Justin Vernon takes you through his journey of emotions with 4 dynamic pieces, beginning with the title track, "Blood Bank". The lyrics begin with simple yet significant scenarios and build to endearing confessions like "I'm in love with your honor; I'm in love with your cheeks". The percussion is limited to just basic drumming, leaving the overlapped vocal harmonies as the driving force behind the song.

Vernon continues to deliver his heart-on-his-sleeve with the notable track "Beach Baby", where a lonely guitar and fragments of sentences paint a picture of lost love and memories of making love on the beach. Sadly, the EP doesn't finish as strong as it started. Bon Iver fans will probably find themselves bearing with Vernon as he explores the vocoder on the last track, "The Woods". However, the group does not disappoint with this little gem, and it leaves us with an intense anticipation for further full-length releases.

See also their contribution to the "Dark was the Night" compilation; "Brackett, WI", which has quickly become a repeat on my shuffle.

-Ila Joy
12/27/2010 01:59:38 pm

Nice!I learn a little bit more every week about what being a SAHD means.

1/5/2011 10:05:59 am

Interesting post. I have been wondering about this issue,so thanks for posting.

2/14/2011 10:43:16 am

Instant is good, no seizing the moment is sad.

3/12/2012 05:11:14 pm

by dr dre

3/30/2012 03:47:53 pm

http://www.coachoutletusstores.com/ coach outlet http://www.cheapcoachbagsus.com/ cheap coach handbags http://www.louisvuittonukusa.co.uk/ Louis Vuitton UK http://www.monsterbeatsbydrenew.com/ beats by dre

4/16/2012 06:45:42 pm

Thank you! Finally found here in this article, really good, I like.

4/18/2012 06:18:45 pm


4/19/2012 04:58:38 pm

The Louis Vuitton piece is sure to make an impression on any travel mates you may have or even just to those sitting next to you in the airport, awaiting their flight.

4/19/2012 05:52:32 pm

It's really very nice and useful post.Thanks for sharing this with us!it’s my first visit.

4/23/2012 07:33:29 pm

higher reproductions coming from http://www.louisvittonhandbagssale.com genuine http://www.liousvuittonhandbagssale.com any time they may be http://www.canadatruereligionoutlet.com getting looked at on the web. Second of all, even when your website can exhibit photographs regarding traditional Correct Religious beliefs denims,
http://www.truereligion-sale.com in which undoubtedly won't http://www.pandorasalejewelry.com signify those who arrive inside the email could be the identical. Knock-off web sites are usually http://www.pandorajewelry-sale.com uge followers with the outdated tempt and also swap

4/24/2012 10:23:23 pm

It's really very nice and useful post.Thanks for sharing this with us!it’s my first visit.

5/4/2012 05:43:47 pm

I really like this article, very good

5/13/2012 01:48:00 pm

The color of the lens and frame must complement your complexion and eye color the quality of the glass and make sure that it's durable. Also ensure that the glass offers maximum protection against U.V rays.You must feel comfortable after wearing the pair.The placement of nose pads must be accurate and should not give rise to patches on your skin.Eyeglass Styles for WomenAlong with wearing a fashionable outfit, a pair of cool sandal and carrying an over sized bag, you can also don on a pair of trendy goggle to enhance your fashion quotient. Women wearing power lenses can also opt for colorful frames, for accentuating their physical appeal. Eyewear trends 2010 are dominated by Gucci, D&G, Channel, Stella McCarthy,

5/15/2012 01:31:02 pm

Très bon, vraiment bon

5/16/2012 06:45:12 pm

Thank you for the reveal of your article, also it was seriously wonderful, extremely wonderful

5/28/2012 07:32:36 pm

Thank you for sharing, let me read to such a beautiful word

5/30/2012 11:47:45 am

I’ve been visiting your blog for a while now and I always find a gem in your new posts. Thanks for you

5/30/2012 01:17:48 pm

There are some practical and beautiful items for sale at? Coach Factory Outlet Online for your selection. Do not miss it and have one for a try.

7/23/2012 06:06:29 pm

On the TV was a woman recently diagnosed with HIV. Noting the pained look on the woman’s face, Garvey discovered that the culprit was the woman’s boyfriend, an admitted bisexual. Louis Vuitton Outlet Pointing wildly at the TV she sighed: “Damn, that woman should have known her man was poking the log at both ends of the totem pole.

7/25/2012 04:45:55 pm

I really like this website , and hope you will write more ,thanks a lot for your information.

7/25/2012 07:34:49 pm

che ho segnalibro per leggere il futuro. Hanno un grande giorno.

8/1/2012 12:40:27 am

http://www.branddressesoutlets.com/ brand dresses
http://www.karenmillensus.com/ karen millen

8/16/2012 12:38:15 pm

You can find a variety of designs, dimensions, insignia and outlines offered in these Louis vuitton handbags as per your feel and likings. So that you can select your appropriate one at Louis vuitton outlet.

9/10/2012 02:33:03 pm

Even goods this kind of as towels, blankets, linens and cots can all be uncovered in army surplus auctions. If you're thinking that there isn't anything for you in an auction like this, imagine once more. Coach Outlet Online .You might be stunned how numerous points you will find useful and how lots of factors you'll want to take property with you. The upcoming time that there is something like this in your spot or online don't pass up the probability to individual some excellent things.

10/6/2012 06:56:04 pm

In order to simplify your diagnostic, obd2tool csh THinks


Leave a Reply.