Mr. P. J. Marsh

Location: Kent, England


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For Emma Forever Ago ~ Bon Iver
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I first saw bon iver performing skinny love on jools holland and was completely seduced by the almost unbelievable tenderness and honesty of justin vernon's songwriting. Forget the reviews. This album transcends pretty much everything else that has been released in 2008. To call it lo-fi is to do it an injustice. yes, the production values are low, but it was recorded in a log cabin with a couple of guitars, a basic drum kit and an old laptop. If it had been made in a studio with a full band it wouldn't be anywhere near as brilliant as it is. This is the sound of a man beaten and broken and looking for salvation in songwriting. Despite this the album is far from depressing. As vernon lays… Read more

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