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It wasn't planned. The goal was to hibernate.

Justin Vernon moved to a remote cabin in the woods of Northwestern Wisconsin at the onset of winter. Tailing from the swirling breakup of his long time band, he escaped to the property and surrounded himself with simple work, quiet, and space. He lived there alone for three months, filling his days with wood splitting and other chores around the land. This special time slowly began feeding a bold, uninhibited new musical focus...
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Listen on Virb. I'd recommend Lump Sum first.

First heard about him from Jon Schaaf, then again from Jim Renaud and now I'm hooked. I can't stop listening to this record...

Isn't it cool what can happen when you arent expecting it?