Justin Vernon Joins The Staves Onstage in London
Vernon is producing the folk trio's sophomore album
Justin Vernon of Bon Iver fame is producing English folk trio the Staves’ second album, If I Was. Vernon must’ve felt the need to come out from behind the scenes, though, because he joined the ladies onstage Thursday night at a concert at Hackney Empire in London. They played “Make It Holy,” a track from the upcoming album that hasn’t officially been released yet, and Vernon provided backing vocals and a little extra guitar. “Music is the most amazing thing,” the Staves’ Emily Staveley-Taylor said as Vernon left the stage after the song ended. “[It] has let us meet the most incredible people. It’s magic.” Watch a fan-shot video above, and wait for If I Was to come out on March 31 if you’re so inclined.