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Bon Iver, Bon Iver (album) by Bon Iver 

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Bon Iver, Bon Iver
Bon Iver, Bon Iver by Bon Iver (2011)
Release date: 2011-06-17
Overall rank: 191st   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
80/100 (from 932 votes)
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Accolades: Best album of 2011 (1st)
Top 10 albums of the 2010s (9th)
Top 200 albums of all time (191st)

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Bon Iver bestography

Bon Iver, Bon Iver is ranked 2nd best out of 5 albums by Bon Iver on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Bon Iver is For Emma, Forever Ago which is ranked number 93 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 23,300.

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Average Rating: 
80/100 (from 932 votes)
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09/12/2017 16:20
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From Daydreamer 06/15/2017 10:12
It now feels like the weakest Bon Iver album. It's still a very good album but it doesn't have the vurnerability of the debut nor the experimentation of the third. It falls a bit short on both of those categories.
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From Komorebi-D 03/22/2017 11:04
It's easy for most to cast this of as a middle-of-the-road folk album but they've created is like nothing and something you've heard before. Permeated with loose song structures, delicate but eerie synths and crushing lines on malaise. If you didn't enjoy it frst time around, I strongly suggest another try and a try after that, the pay off is euphoric.
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90/100
From Seab 02/23/2017 01:16
The album may not do much as far as sophisticated music, but it knows what it is.

Favorite Track: Perth
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85/100
From corenfro 01/31/2017 03:30
The first half of this album is absolutely incredible. This album was instantly nostalgic for me even after only a few listens. A unique and immensely emotional indie art rock record that has no equal.

I don't have an explanation for why I like this album so much, I honestly don't. There's nothing musically original or stylistically profound on here, it just has this soul-wrenching quality to it I can't explain. Even on the less profound songs on the back end I feel my spirit moved.
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70/100
From souplipton 01/12/2017 04:34
When reading comments on "For Emma, Forever Ago", I read several comments comparing that album to this one, and stating that this album was over produced. After having listened to the album, I have to agree with them. Thats not to say that I think that the other album is better. I think they're both flawed album, but in very different ways.
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From garycottier 10/27/2016 11:20
After falling in love with, 22, a million, I went and listened to this album again and it suddenly made even more sense. All three records are absolutely beautiful. Stunning music, a unique and brilliant artist. Superb.
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From Vatsal 10/08/2016 18:54
This is the most beautiful album I have ever listened to.
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95/100
From garycottier 07/07/2016 13:06
Not as brilliant or as focused as, for,Emma, still, it's another strong album from an artist who will interesting to follow over the years. Good.
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From Sqez 07/03/2016 10:26
Mmm its good, but more of a mood album.
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75/100
From sethmadsen 06/18/2016 20:52
I think you need to be in the right mood for this. It ranges between one of the most beautiful vocal performances I've ever heard to the most boring album I've ever heard. Not sure how to rate it because of this conundrum. Probably compromise somewhere in between.
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