Bon Iver‘s self-titled sophomore LP arrives June 21st via Jagjaguwar, and you can stream the album’s magnificent lead single, “Calgary”, below. You can also download your own copy for the price of an email address.
As previously reported, the 10-track effort was written by Vernon and recorded and mixed at April Base Studios over the last three years. Along with Bon Iver regulars Sean Carey, Mike Noyce, and Matt McCaughan, the album features the pedal steel of Greg Leisz (Lucinda Williams, Bill Frisell) and a horn section including Colin Stetson (Tom Waits, Arcade Fire), Mike Lewis (Andrew Bird, Happy Apple), and C.J. Camerieri (Rufus Wainwright, Sufjan Stevens).
Scroll further down to find the album’s tracklist and all of the band’s upcoming tour dates.
Bon Iver 2011 Tour Dates:
07/22 – Milwaukee, WI @ Riverside Theatre *
07/23 – Milwaukee, WI @ Riverside Theatre *
07/24 – Chicago, IL @ Chicago Theatre *
07/25 – Indianapolis, IN @ The Murat Theatre *
07/27 – Nashville, TN @ Ryman Auditorium *
07/28 – Atlanta, GA @ Cobb Energy Performing Arts *
07/29 – Raleigh, NC @ Raleigh Ampitheatre *
07/30 – Richmond, VA @ The National *
08/01 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club *
08/02 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club *
08/03 – Upper Darby, PA @ Tower Theatre *
08/05 – Boston, MA @ House of Blues *
08/06 – Holyoke, MA @ Mountain Park *
08/08 – Toronto, ON @ Sound Academy *
08/09 – New York, NY @ United Palace Theatre *
08/10 – Brooklyn, NY @ Prospect Park (Celebrate Brooklyn) *