Bon Iver: Influences

Bon Iver: Influences

As soon as we heard For Emma, Forever Ago, it was clear Justin Vernon was not just another singer/songwriter. Its stripped-down intensity and startling emotional honesty drew echoes from across folk-rock's past. Later releases expanded that musical world, incorporating everything from the delta blues of Son House through the slick '80s pop of Sade to the minimalist post-rock of Talk Talk.

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