Bon Iver-For Emma, Forever Ago (2007)

My Rating: 90% (A)

Pitchfork Rating: 81%

Rolling Stone Rating: 70%

Metacritic Rating: 88%

Average Rating: 82.2%

Tracklist (Standout songs underlined):

  1. Flume
  2. Lump Sum
  3. Skinny Love
  4. The Wolves (Act I and II)
  5. Blindsided
  6. Creature Fear
  7. Team
  8. For Emma
  9. Re: Stacks
  10. Wisconsin

Favourite Song on Album:


Listen to This Album When You’re:

Sad, so very sad.

Thoughts on Album Cover:

It brings home the fact that most of this was written in the wilderness, it’s not a bad cover, but it’s not an amazing one either.

Want to Own on Vinyl?:

Already own it, and it sounds haunting.

Final Thoughts:

This is one of my all-time favourite albums, Bon Iver’s best work here, I’d be shocked if I found another album of theirs to surpass it. It’s so beautiful and has helped me through a lot of rough nights.

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