Bon Iver‘s self-titled sophomore album from Bon Iver will be released on 20th June in the UK via the 4ad label (21st June through Jagjaguwa in the US). Promising to be a lusher, fuller band affair than his debut ‘ For Emma…’ You can stream ‘Calgary’ the gorgeous new single from the forthcoming record below. If you enter your email you can download it too! The physical format will be released on July 4th on 12″. Exclusive to this release will be a cover of Bonnie Raitt’s ‘I Can’t Make You Love Me’.
2. Minnesota, WI
6. Hinnom, TX
9. Lisbon, OH
For the shows, Justin Vernon will perform with an 8-piece band that includes many musicians who contributed to the Bon Iver release. The touring band will consist of regular Bon Iver contributors Sean Carey (drums, piano), Mike Noyce (guitar) and Matt McCaughan (drums), as well as Rob Moose on violin and guitar (Antony and the Johnsons, The National), Mike Lewis on bass (Andrew Bird, Happy Apple), and a horn section including Reginald Pace, Colin Stetson (Tom Waits, Arcade Fire), and C.J. Camerieri (Rufus Wainwright, Sufjan Stevens).
BON IVER TOUR DATES
19th October – Manchester O2 Apollo – www.o2apollomanchester.co.uk / 0844 477 7677 £17.50-£25
22nd October – Edinburgh Usher Hall – www.usherhall.co.uk 0844 847 2487 £18-£20
24th October – London HMV Hammersmith Apollo – www.livenation.co.uk £23.50
9th November – Birmingham O2 Academy – www.livenation.co.uk £20
10th November – Leeds O2 Academy – www.o2academyleeds.co.uk / 0113 244 4600 £20
11th November – Bristol Colston Hall – www.colstonhall.org / 0117 922 3686 £20
Tickets for the tour will go on sale at 9AM on Friday 20th May. An exclusive album and ticket bundle at HMV.com will be able from 9AM on Wednesday 18th May from www.hmvtickets.com/events/3359
Bon Iver will be available for iTunes pre-order on Tuesday 17th May.