On Sept. 30, Bon Iver will release its first album in five years. Titled 22, A Million, it's full of drama, disturbances and thrills. We have two tracks for you here, "22 (OVER S∞∞N)" and "10 d E A T h b R E a s T ⚄ ⚄," released only moments after the band performed the new music at Justin Vernon's own Eaux Claires festival in his hometown of Eau Claire, Wisconsin.
This music represents another huge leap in Bon Iver's music. Gone is the Silvertone guitar; in fact, it's often tough to pick out more than a smattering of guitar in these songs. Gone, too, is the steady drum beat, and there's barely a thread of folk music's acoustic intimacy. It's going on 10 years...
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