Apr 20, 2012

by English Muse

Bon jour!

Today’s post will be short and sweet, I hope–this week’s been crazy-busy and I am looking forward to the weekend. My plans? Good books, good music, cooking and going to book readings. What are your plans for the weekend?

Two weeks ago I discovered this song and am playing it on a loop ever since. Never heard of Bon Iver before that and I just learned the band, in various lineups, has been around since 2007!

Bonne écoute + Smiles, Marta.


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8 Responses to “Bon Iver”

  1. Hazel says:

    I saw him at the Grammys. I know nothing about him except that his name is sort of a phonetic play on words for the French “good winter”. Bon

  2. Blanche says:

    It’s true, his music is sweet, sad and so thoughtful. It’s the kind of music that speaks to us Canadian’s so he’s been a household name here for a long while. I feel so lucky to have purchased tickets to his up coming show in May. There is a song on his new album called Calgary, named for the little city I live in. I’m so happy that you have found him. He’s really very lovely. xxoo

  3. Marta says:

    hi Hazel, the band founder Justin Vernon got the idea while watching an episode of Northern Exposure! smiles!

  4. Marta says:

    hi Blanche–you’re so right about his music. and I’m 100% jealous about the show you will get to see. hope it’s everything you hope it will be and much more. smiles!

  5. Camila Faria says:

    Looove this song! And lots of other Bon Iver songs. He’s great! I plan on having a real quiet weekend, with lots of homemade lattes and great books!

  6. Marta says:

    yeah, the song rocks. can’t get enough of it. enjoy your weekend 🙂

  7. Aya says:

    Apparently I am woefully out of the loop as well . Vampire Wha ?? Sigh. So dnonppsiitiag that I haven’t found new music in such a long time. I’m just rediscovering stuff buried in my Ipod that I have haven’t listened to in a million years (a task born of necessity since I am out of gig and need to now pick and choose what I keep at what time). This week it’s Mogwai. I highly suggest. Akin to Portishead without the vocals and ..something else .I can’t decide what right now.Anyway!! From Kerry’s description it sounds like I would LOVE Vampire Weekend (since I love both 60 s pop AND Paul Simon’s Graceland with the passion of a thousand firey burning suns!). I shall have to check it out ..if I ever have time to do anything I want ever again ..yes, that was self-indulgent wallowing, thank you very much!

  8. Marta says:

    thanks for the suggestions–will check them out!

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