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Album Review: Sufjan Stevens - Carrie & Lowell

Why do I let Sufjan Stevens surprise me anymore?

After years of over-the-top album concepts and unparalleled critical acclaim, he slides one slowly through the goalie with his rawest, barest, most earnest, somehow his saddest, and quite possibly his best album: … 2,861 more words

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The Psalm of Sufjan Stevens

With one foot lingering in the threadbare territory which formulated 2004’s Seven Swans and another still in recovery from his last musical outing, 2010’s musically schizophrenic… 479 more words

Sufjan Steven's CARRIE AND LOWELL Album Review.

Sufjan Stevens is one of the first artists whose discography I dove head-first into when I was really really getting into music (though I downloaded “Chicago” the same day I downloaded “I Gotta Feeling” thanks to seeing  478 more words

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Sufjan Stevens "Carrie & Lowell" (Asthmatic Kitty Records, 2015)

Love, loss, questioning and reconciliation are just some of the feelings exuded on Sufjan Stevens’ 7th studio album: “Carrie & Lowell“, named after his mother & stepfather. 567 more words

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Another Sufjan Stevens Song from Carrie & Lowell

Sufjan Stevens has released a second single from his Carrie & Lowell album. It’s called “Should Have Known Better,” and it’s one of my favourite songs from the album. 36 more words

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"No Shade in the Shadow of the Cross"


Sufjan Stevens
Carrie & Lowell, 2015

After 10 years spent avoiding Sufjan Stevens like a plague (and the previous five in unhealthy admiration), here’s one that finally got me again. 141 more words

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