Famous as :Folk band
Birth Date :2006
Birth Place :Eau Claire, Wisconsin, USA
Claim to fame :Album "For Emma, Forever Ago" (2007)
was released in June that year as the band's sophomore effort. Composed of 10 songs, the album was led by "Calgary" but it was second single "Holocene" that created the buzz. The Recording Academy awarded four nominations for the band at the 54th Grammy Awards including Record of the Year for "Holocene".
Although they were criticized for being unfit of Best New Artist nomination, the band went home with the title in February 2012. They also won Best Alternative Album for "Bon Iver".
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