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Bon Iver – “29 #Strafford APTS” Video

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Melody Bot, Oct 3, 2016.

  1. Melody Bot

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  2. bertbro


    Probably my least favorite song on the album. Feels very out of place and the instrumentals are so quiet in the mix.
  3. Ferrari333SP

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    Whole album is blah; nowhere near as good as BI, BI
  4. Serenity Now

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    Have we figured out if there is any rhyme or reason to the coding of the titles of these songs? Just curious.
  5. Ben

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    Definitely one of the best on the album.
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  6. Ska Senanake


    I understand why this album will turn some people off but I think it's utterly fantastic and it shouldn't seem too shocking to those that have tuned into some of his other projects / collaborations. I definitely recommend giving this album a second chance if the first listen didnt amaze you.
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  7. Johnny Bananas

    Peace & Love

    This track is easily my favourite off the album. To me, this is perfect. Fantastic mixture of old and new. Totally in love with each track.
  8. heymynameisjoe Oct 3, 2016
    (Last edited: Oct 4, 2016)

    when the days have no numbers Prestigious

    one of my favorites on the album. also, these lyric videos are dope.
  9. smowashere

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    I've said it before, but these lyric videos and the accompanying visuals in general are stunning.
  10. Ferrari333SP

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    I find these videos ugly to look at, tbh
  11. Bartek T.

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    Need to check it out, the song is amazing and there's some weird production choices that make it stand out actually.
  12. coleslawed

    Eat Pizza

    these are my favorite lyric videos I've seen.
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  13. coleslawed

    Eat Pizza

    My interpretation of the track names on 22, A Million • /r/boniver
    1. "22 (OVER S∞∞N)" Justin is supposedly represented by "22", but in the newspaper got yesterday on the page for 33 "GOD" it said "Psalm" and "why are you so far from saving me", which is a verse from Psalm 22. (Same Psalm with "My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?") I'm not sure about "Over Soon" though.

    2. "10 d E A T h b R E a s T ⚄ ⚄" "10" is "2" in binary, I don't know much else other than that.

    3. "715 - CRΣΣKS" 715 is the area code up here in Northwest Wisconsin. "Creeks" could be a reference to Fall Creek, a town about 20 miles south east of Eau Claire.

    4. "33 “GOD”" Honestly no idea on this one; it could have something to do with the Holy Trinity I guess?

    5. "29 #Strafford APTS" I have no idea on this one either. Strafford isn't even remotely familiar to me, unless he means Stratford, a town by Wausau about 90 minutes east.

    6. "666 ʇ" Pretty straightforward here; also it's track 6.

    7. "21 M♢♢N WATER" Water St. is the big drinking area here (hence "21"), just south of a lot of college students' homes, as well as just south of Halfmoon Lake. (These are all in West Eau Claire.)

    8. "8 (circle)" 8 for track 8? I don't know what "circle" means unless he's talking about the circles in the number 8.

    9. "____45_____" There are four underscores on the left side and five on the right, so they parallel the numbers. 4+5=9 for track 9?

    10. "00000 Million" Read "A Million". When numbered on the track listing, it reads "10. 00000", or a 1 followed by six 0s: 1,000,000 (a million).
    "22, A Million" "(Track 1, Track 10)"
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  14. Ben

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    "29" is a highway in wisconsin, it's what i take to get to eau claire or minneapolis from where i live. maybe the apartments he's referring to are right off highway 29.
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  15. coleslawed

    Eat Pizza

    read another theory that 29 was his age when he lived in the strafford apts.
  16. Arry

    it was all a dream Prestigious

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  17. Ben

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    that would make sense too
  18. Serenity Now

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