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[Music News] New Bon Iver Album out this summer

Lead singer Justin Vernon, the guy behind Bon Iver, has announced that the band's new LP will be released this summer, probably around June, and will contain 10 songs.  This will be the follow up Bon Iver's 2009 EP "Blood Bank." Pitchfork reported, "According to Rolling Stone, experimental saxophonist Colin Stetson and pedal-steel guitarist Greg Leisz (Wilco, Joni Mitchell) were tapped to contribute to the record. Tracks include "Perth", which Vernon refers to as "a Civil War-sounding heavy metal song" and Rolling Stone reports that it features "a marching drum beat, a children's choir and wailing guitars," "Minnesota Wisconsin", and the closer "Beth/Rest", which Vernon claims is "definitely the part where you pick up your joint and re-light it." Okay!" The band was founded in 2007 and the band was originally based out of Wisconsin. Listen to Bon Iver's "Woods" below:

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