Bon Iver Announce Blood Bank 10-Year Anniversary Reissue, Release First Track

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Bon Iver Announce <i>Blood Bank</i> 10-Year Anniversary Reissue, Release First Track

Bon Iver’s 2009 EP Blood Bank will get a 10-year anniversary reissue, complete with a live recording of each track featured on the EP.

The first of the live tracks, “Blood Bank” from Stockholm’s Ericsson Globe on Halloween 2018, was released today (Jan. 21) on YouTube. The audio recording comes complete with an animated version of the reissue’s cover art.

Although the EP was technically released 11 years ago, Bon Iver were performing songs from Blood Bank on their arena tour for their most recent album i,i in 2019, which will now extend until November 2020 with a new slew of European tour dates.

In honor of the tenth anniversary of ‘Blood Bank’, we’re releasing a limited edition reissue on LP and CD on March 27, 2020 via @jagjaguwar! Released 11 years ago yesterday (we know), you can preorder now and listen to the live version of the track “Blood Bank”, recorded live in Sweden in 2018. Link in profile! The reissue will feature new artwork by @erictimothycarlson, both original and brand new live renditions of each track, and an in-depth essay written by longtime Bon Iver friend @muzzleofbees. Side A: 01 – Blood Bank 02 – Beach Baby 03 – Babys 04 – Woods Side B: 05 – Blood Bank (Live from Ericsson Globe, Stockholm SE, Oct 31 2018) 06 – Beach Baby (Live from The Bomb Factory, Dallas TX, Jan 23 2018) 07 – Babys (Live from Eventim Apollo Hammersmith, London UK, Mar 4 2018) 08 – Woods (Live from Pitchfork Paris Presented by La Blogothèque, Nov 3 2018)

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Bon Iver are currently nominated for several Grammy Awards for i,i, including Album of the Year, Best Alternative Music Album and Best Recording Package. “Hey, Ma” is also up for Record of the Year.

The Blood Bank reissue will be released on March 27 via Jagjaguwar on CD, LP and digitally. You can preorder the EP here.

Check out the complete list of Bon Iver tour dates below, beneath their new live track and a 2008 “Skinny Love” performance from the Paste archives.

Bon Iver Tour Dates:

Jan
22 – Tokyo, Japan @ Zepp Tokyo

March
06 – Phoenix, Ariz. @ M3F Fest

April
15 – Lisbon, Portugal @ Altice Arena*
16 – Madrid, Spain @ WiZink Center*
17 – Barcelona, Spain @ Palau Sant Jordi*
20 – Berlin, Germany @Mercedes-Benz Arena*
23 – Antwerp, Belgium @ Sportpaleis*
24 – Amsterdam, Netherlands @ Ziggo Dome*
26 – London, U.K. @ SSE Arena Wembley*
27 – Birmingham, U.K. @ Arena Birmingham*
29 – Leeds, U.K. @ First Direct Arena*
30 – Manchester, U.K. @ Manchester Arena*

May
01 – Glasgow, U.K. @ The SSE Hydro*
03 – Dublin, Ireland @ 3Arena*

June
05 – Auckland, New Zealand @ Trusts Arena
07 – Wellington, New Zealand @ TSB Arena
12 – Hobart, Australia @ Dark Mofo Festival
13 – Hobart, Australia @ Dark Mofo Festival
16 – Melbourne, Australia @ Rod Laver Arena
18 – Adelaide, Australia @ AEC Theatre
20 – Brisbane, Australia @ Riverstage
23 – Sydney, Australia @ First State Super Theatre
24 – Sydney, Australia @ First State Super Theatre
27 – Perth, Australia @ RAC Arena

Aug
12 – Oslo, Norway @ Øya Festival
13 – Gothenburg, Sweden @ Way Out West
14-16 – Helsinki, Finland @ Flow Festival

Oct
30 – Moscow, Russia @ Adrenaline Stadium

Nov
02 – Riga, Latvia @ Arena Riga
03 – Vilnius, Lithuania @ Compensa Concert Hall
05 – Warsaw, Poland @ Torwar
07 – Cologne, Germany @ Lanxess Arena
09 – Milan, Italy @ Mediolanum Forum
10 – Munich, Germany @ Zenith
11 – Vienna, Austria @ Stadthalle
14 – Zurich, Switzerland @ Halle 622
15 – Paris, France @ Zenith Paris – La Villette

(* with Aaron Dessner’s Big 37d03d Machine)

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