Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Favorite Songs of All Time: "Re: Stacks" by Bon Iver

With a handful of partially-written favorite song posts in my draft folder, I noticed that every one currently in the queue was a piece that is over fifteen years old.

To right that wrong is Bon Iver's Re: Stacks, from my favorite record of 2008. as well as one of my perfect Midwestern albums. Arguably the most beautiful and poignant song on an exceptional album, it's full of potent and obscure imagery. Re: Stacks also works as the perfect closing song to the album, ending it on a hopeful note.

Since there is no official video, I'll lean on this fan-produced slideshow put to the song.

I can (and do) play this song over and over again.

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