Bon Iver certified gold for "For Emma, Forever Ago," "Bon Iver" - Reverb

Bon Iver certified gold for albums, “For Emma, Forever Ago,” “Bon Iver”

In the same week, bot of Bon Iver’s full-lengths, “For Emma, Forever Ago” and “Bon Iver” have been certified gold records by the RIAA in the U.S.

The albums, which were released nearly two-and-a-half year’s apart, passed 500,000 copies at the same time, according to a news release.

Bon Iver, a folk project by musician Justin Vernon, formed in 2007 and reached national acclaim with the sophomore release “Bon Iver, Bon Iver” in 2011. The album won the Grammy for Best Alternative Album and Best New Artist.

The band last played in Denver in June of 2012 for a sold out Red Rocks. Check our photos of the show above

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