Cape Town – Justin Vernon is founder and frontman of the indie-folk band Bon Iver.
The artist - who has worked with everyone from Kanye West to James Blake - debuted two new songs at a performance on Friday night and then tweeted out the release date of his band’s new album.
Here are the official lyric videos for the two new tracks:
22 (Over S∞∞n):
10 d E A T h b R E a s T :
While the song titles might be hard to say (and type without an emoji keyboard) the songs themselves have received praise far and wide.
Here are 3 fast responses to the tracks on Twitter:
woah the new Bon Iver is great— T (@TaraEikholt_) August 13, 2016
woah the new Bon Iver is great
new bon iver is incredible . new sound . nice !— charlotte (@sixsugarsplease) August 13, 2016
new bon iver is incredible . new sound . nice !
New Bon Iver music makes me incredibly happy. This is so fucking good. https://t.co/Je93puSodo— Conor Kelly (@ConorPacKelly) August 13, 2016
New Bon Iver music makes me incredibly happy. This is so fucking good. https://t.co/Je93puSodo
Opinions were mixed about the track list, however, which includes a lot of uncommon characters:
the track list for Bon Iver' new album looks like a Shia Labeouf tweet pic.twitter.com/hqhHcVAH9x— Denai Moore (@DenaiMoore) August 13, 2016
the track list for Bon Iver' new album looks like a Shia Labeouf tweet pic.twitter.com/hqhHcVAH9x
The album, titled 22, A Million, will be released on Friday, September 30.
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