Later this month, Justin Vernon will return with 22, A Million, the first album from Bon Iver in five years. Last night, the band supported the release with an appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Accompanied by a chorus featuring The Staves, Anaïs Mitchell, and Arone Dyer of Buke and Gase, they premiered a new song called “8 (circle)”. Watch the replay up top.
Update — Monday, September 26th at 2:14 p.m. CT: Bon Iver has shared the studio version of “8 (circle)” on BBC Radio 1. Hear it below (scroll to the 2:03 mark).
22, A Million — the follow-up to 2011’s exceptional self-titled release — is due to arrive on September 30th through Jagjaguwar Records. In anticipation, Vernon has let loose studio versions of “22 (OVER S∞∞N) [Bob Moose Extended Cab Version], “10 d E A T h b R E a s T ⚄ ⚄” (Extended Version), and “33 “GOD””.