Bon Iver
For Emma, Forever Ago









Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
American Songwriter (USA) - Top 25 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 21
Complex (USA) - The 100 Best Albums of the Complex Decade 2002-2012 28
Complex (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 65
Consequence of Sound (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 48
Creative Loafing (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 55.5
Ghostly (USA) - Top 110 Albums of the 2000s (2009) No Order
Metromix Denver (USA) - Top 40 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 40
NPR (USA) - The 50 Most Important Recordings of the 2000s (2009) No Order
OneThirtyBPM (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2010) 34
Paste (USA) - Top 50 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 29
Pitchfork (USA) - Top 200 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 29
Popblerd/bLISTerd (USA) - Top 100 (+50) Albums of the 2000s (2012) 24
Rhapsody (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 17
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 100 Best Debut Albums of All Time (2013) 56
Rolling Stone (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 92
Slant (USA) - Top 250 Albums of the 2000s (2010) 150
Spin (USA) - The 300 Best Albums of the Past 30 Years (2015) 258
Spinner (Canada) - Top 50 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 36
Treble (USA) - Top 150 Albums of the 2000s (2010) 30
Under the Radar (USA) - Top 200 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 148
eMusic (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 59
Clash (UK) - The Top 100 Albums of Clash's Lifetime (2004-2014) 39
Irish Times (Ireland) - Top 20 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 4
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (2013) 364
NME (UK) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 87
No Ripcord (UK) - Top 100 Debut Albums (2011) 18
No Ripcord (UK) - Top Albums 2000-2009 (2012) 17
Q (UK) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 34
Rock's Back Pages (UK) - Top 176 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 35
State (Ireland) - Top 50 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 7
The Guardian (UK) - Top 50 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 37
The Line of Best Fit (UK) - Top 30 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 7
The Sunday Times (UK) - Top 30 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 23
The Times (UK) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 66
Uncut (UK) - Top 150 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 34
musicOMH (UK) - Top 21 Albums of the 2000s (2010) 19
Adresseavisen (Norway) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 69
Digg (Belgium) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 24
OOR (Netherlands) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 37
Studio Brussels (Belgium) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, Nominations (2015) No Order
Musikexpress (Germany) - The Best Albums 2000-2015 20
Gilles Verlant (France) - 300+ Best Albums in the History of Rock (2013) No Order
Les Inrockuptibles (France) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2010) 47
Jenesaispop (Spain) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2010) 94
La Vanguardia (Spain) - Top 50 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 17
Mondosonoro (Spain) - Top 50 International Albums of the 2000s (2009) 29
PlayGround (Spain) - Top 200 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 101
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 300 (+200) Best Albums from 1984-2014 (2014) 211
Rock de Lux (Spain) - Top 100 International Albums of the 2000s (2009) 51
Indie for Bunnies (Italy) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 11
Ondarock (Italy) - Rock Milestones (albums added every month) No Order
MusicServer (Czech Republic) - Top 100 Albums of the 2000s (2009) 6
POPBOKS (Serbia) - The 100 Best Albums of 2000-2010 (2011) 15
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 4 Stars
Robert Christgau (USA) - Consumer Guide Album Grade C+
Metacritic (Metascore 0-100, Weighted Average of Reviews from USA and UK) 88
Music Story (France) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 4.5 Stars
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 6.5
End of Year Lists
A.V. Club (USA) - Top Albums of 2008 5
Amazon (USA) - Top Albums of 2008 11
BLENDER (USA) - Top Albums of 2008 15
Billboard (USA) - Top Albums of 2008 3
Consequence of Sound (USA) - Top Albums of 2008 23
Delusions of Adequacy (USA) - Top Albums of 2007 17
Eye Weekly Canadian poll (Canada) - Top Albums of 2008 17
Filter (USA) - Top Albums of 2008 6
Glide (USA) - Top Albums of 2008 No Order
Junkmedia (USA) - Top Albums of 2008 11
Lost at Sea (USA) - Top Albums of 2008 2
Magnet (USA) - Top Albums of 2008 14
New York Magazine (USA) - Top Albums of 2008 3
Paste (USA) - Top Albums of 2008 4
Pitchfork (USA) - Top Albums of 2007 29
PopMatters (USA) - Top Albums of 2008 30
Rolling Stone (USA) - Top Albums of 2008 29
SPIN (USA) - Top Albums of 2008 31
Slant (USA) - Top Albums of 2008 20
Sputnikmusic (USA) - Top Albums of 2008 6
Treble (USA) - Top Albums of 2008 7
Under the Radar (USA) - Top Albums of 2008 19
Village Voice Pazz&Jop (USA) - Top Albums of 2008 8
woxy.com (USA) - Top Albums of 2008 71
AU Magazine (Ireland) - Top Albums of 2008 2
Amazon.co.uk (UK) - Top Albums of 2008 No Order
Americana UK (UK) - Top Albums of 2008 3
Clash (UK) - Top Albums of 2008 21
Drowned in Sound (UK) - Top Albums of 2008 10
Gigwise (UK) - Top Albums of 2008 26
Hot Press (Ireland) - Top Albums of 2008 4
Mojo (UK) - Top Albums of 2008 4
NME (UK) - Top Albums of 2008 24
No Ripcord (UK) - Top Albums of 2008 3
Piccadilly Records (UK) - Top Albums of 2008 1
Planet Sound (UK) - Top Albums of 2008 2
Q (UK) - Top Albums of 2008 34
Rough Trade (UK) - Top Albums of 2008 1
State (Ireland) - Top Albums of 2008 3
The Fly (UK) - Top Albums of 2008 22
The Guardian (UK) - Top Albums of 2008 2
The Observer (UK) - Top Albums of 2008 1
The Sun (UK) - Top Albums of 2008 7
The Word (UK) - Top Albums of 2008 No Order
UNCUT (UK) - Top Albums of 2008 4
musicOMH (UK) - Top Albums of 2008 3
Adresseavisen (Norway) - Top Albums of 2008 5
Dagensskiva.com (Sweden) - Top Albums of 2008 1
Gaffa (Denmark) - Top Albums of 2008 4
Musikbyrån (Sweden) - Top Albums of 2008 6
Nöjesguiden (Sweden) - Top Albums of 2008 14
Rumba (Finland) - Top Albums of 2008 9
Sonic (Sweden) - Top Albums of 2008 5
Soundi (Finland) - Top Albums of 2008 6
HUMO (Belgium) - Top Albums of 2008 8
OOR (The Netherlands) - Top Albums of 2008 8
Intro (Germany) - Top Albums of 2008 17
Musikexpress (Germany) - Top Albums of 2008 8
Plattentests (Germany) - Top Albums of 2008 7
Spex (Germany) - Top Albums of 2008 26
Les Inrockuptibles (France) - Top Albums of 2008 10
indiepoprock.net (France) - Top Albums of 2008 6
Blitz (Portugal) - Top Albums of 2008 9
GO-MAG (Spain) - Top Albums of 2008 3
Heineken.es (Spain) - Top Albums of 2008 9
Mondo Sonoro (Spain) - Top Albums of 2008 5
RockZone (Spain) - Top Albums of 2008 8
Rockdelux (Spain) - Top Albums of 2008 4
Rolling Stone (Spain) - Top Albums of 2008 No Order
Supernova Pop (Spain) - Top Albums of 2008 3
jenesaispop.com (Spain) - Top Albums of 2008 14
Music Australia Guide (Australia) - Top Albums of 2008 28
Rockerilla (Italy) - Top Albums of 2008 22
Rumore (Italy) - Top Albums of 2008 8
Glazba (Croatia) - Top Albums of 2008 7
Popboks (Serbia) - Albums of the Year 2
Screenagers (Poland) - Top Albums of 2008 38
Rolling Stone (Argentina) - Top Albums of 2008 42