Few stories behind the name are as bizarre as Bon Iver's, the indie folk singer who snagged two trophies at the Grammys this year. Following the breakup of his former band DeYarmond Edison, the man born Justin Vernon retreated to his dad's cabin in the wilds of Wisconsin, where he penned the tunes that would become his debut album, 2008's 'For Emma, Forever Ago.' While watching a DVD of 'Northern Exposure,' which is set in Alaska, he noticed the characters wish each other a "bon hiver" (French for "good winter") and, after a minor spelling change, settled on Bon Iver as his solo project's name.

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