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  1. Sufjan Stevens

    Sufjan Stevens

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    singer-songwriter

  2. A Sun Came

    A Sun Came (2004)

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    A Sun Came is the debut folk rock music album by Sufjan Stevens, released in 2000. It was reissued on Asthmatic Kitty Records four years later. Among Stevens' back catalog, A Sun Came is notable for being recorded on 4 track.


  3. Chicago

    Chicago (2005)

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    "Chicago" is a track from Sufjan Stevens 2005 concept album Illinois, released on Asthmatic Kitty. The song tells the semi-autobiographical story of a young man on a road trip, and his youthful idealism. The track is Stevens' most popular song, and he usually ends his live shows with a version of this song. The song has been recorded in four different versions by Stevens himself, the versions not on Illinois being included on the collection The Avalanche. The track has also been sampled by Chiddy Bang on their single "All Things Go".


  4. Marzuki Stevens

    Marzuki Stevens

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    American, Architect

  5. Seven Swans

    Seven Swans (2006)

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    Seven Swans is a folk rock music album by Sufjan Stevens. It includes songs about Christian spiritual themes, figures such as Abraham, and Christ's Transfiguration. The songs are primarily "sparse, acoustic compositions" with Stevens' banjo. The album was released on Compact Disc and vinyl LP; the vinyl was released by Burnt Toast Vinyl.


  6. Illinois

    Illinois (2005)

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    Illinois (styled Sufjan Stevens Invites You To: Come On Feel the Illinoise on the cover; sometimes written as Illinoise) is a 2005 concept album by American indie folk songwriter Sufjan Stevens. It is his fifth studio album, and features songs referencing places, events, and persons related to the U.S. state of Illinois. Illinois is Stevens' second based on a U.S. state—part of a planned series of fifty that began with the 2003 album Michigan and that Stevens has since acknowledged was a gag.


  7. The Welcome Wagon

    The Welcome Wagon

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    The Welcome Wagon is a Gospel/indie pop band from Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York. The group consists of Presbyterian minister Vito Aiuto and his wife, Monique. Their debut album, Welcome to the Welcome Wagon (2008) was produced by Sufjan Stevens.


  8. The BQE

    The BQE (2009)

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    The BQE is a mixed-medium artistic exploration of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway by Sufjan Stevens. The project originally manifested in the form of a live show, performed on November 1–3, 2007. The show consisted of an original film, directed and written by Stevens, accompanied by an orchestra performing a live soundtrack.


  9. Songs for Christmas

    Songs for Christmas (2006)

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    Songs for Christmas is a box set of five separate EPs of Christmas-related songs and carols recorded by independent musician Sufjan Stevens between 2001 and 2006. The EPs had been given as gifts to friends and family of Stevens over the past six years, except for 2004 where he was too busy recording the Illinois album. Though the first three EPs have been available on Sufjan Stevens-related fansites for several years, Songs for Christmas is the first official release of these EPs. Most of the tracks are versions of traditional Christmas songs, with a number of original compositions such as "Sister Winter" and "Star of Wonder". Sufjan Stevens has developed a reputation for being a devoted Christian and many of the songs he chose for inclusion on Songs for Christmas are religious in nature, including his original compositions.


  10. The Age of Adz

    The Age of Adz (2010)

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    The Age of Adz (pronounced ɒdz) is a 2010 album by American singer/songwriter Sufjan Stevens, released on October 12, 2010 by Asthmatic Kitty. It is Stevens' sixth studio album and his first song-based full length album in five years, since the release of Illinois in 2005.


  11. Marzuki

    Marzuki

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    Marzuki was an indie folk rock band from Holland, MI, with a significant fan base in western Michigan in the mid to late 1990s. They were especially popular among Hope College, Calvin College, and Grand Valley State University students. Marzuki's members included Shannon Stephens on vocals and guitar, Jamie Kempkers on cello, Matthew Haseltine (brother of Jars of Clay's Dan Haseltine) on guitar and bass, and Sufjan Stevens on guitar, percussion, and the more exotic instruments (especially the recorder). Their lyrics often explored spiritual or romantic themes.


  12. Michigan

    Michigan (2003)

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    Michigan (styled Sufjan Stevens Presents... Greetings from Michigan, the Great Lake State on the cover) is a concept album by American indie folk songwriter Sufjan Stevens, released on July 1, 2003 on Sounds Familyre, Asthmatic Kitty and Secretly Canadian in the US, and on Rough Trade in Europe. It is Stevens' third studio album and features songs referencing places, events, and persons related to the U.S. state of Michigan.


  13. Enjoy Your Rabbit

    Enjoy Your Rabbit (2001)

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    Enjoy Your Rabbit is a 2001 electronic music album by Sufjan Stevens. It is a song cycle based around the animals of the Chinese zodiac. The album was reworked and rearranged for string instruments and released in 2009 as Run Rabbit Run.


  14. All Delighted People

    All Delighted People (2010)

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    All Delighted People is an EP by Sufjan Stevens released online by Asthmatic Kitty Records on August 20, 2010. It is centered on two versions of Stevens' ballad "All Delighted People". According to the official release webpage it is an "homage to the Apocalypse, existential ennui, and Paul Simon’s 'Sounds of Silence'". It debuted at #48 on the Billboard 200 and jumped to number #27 the week after.


  15. S / S / S

    S / S / S

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    Sisyphus (formerly S / S / S) is a collaborative project between Serengeti, Son Lux and Sufjan Stevens.


  16. The Avalanche: Outtakes and Extras from the Illinois Album

    The Avalanche: Outtakes and Extras from the Illinois Album (2006)

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    The Avalanche (styled The Avalanche: Outtakes and Extras from the Illinois Album on the cover) is a 2006 album by indie rock singer/songwriter Sufjan Stevens, consisting of outtakes and other recordings from the sessions for his album Illinois, released the previous year. The title song "The Avalanche" was also a bonus track on the Illinois vinyl and iTunes release.


  17. Silver & Gold

    Silver & Gold (2012)

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    Silver & Gold: Songs for Christmas, Vols. 6–10 is a five-EP box set of Christmas-related songs and carols recorded by Sufjan Stevens between 2006 and 2010. It is a follow-up to Songs for Christmas, which was released six years prior. On October 2, 2012, it was announced that Stevens would release Silver & Gold on November 13, 2012 in digital format, CD and LP boxset. On October 24, 2012, a claymation music video, animated by Lee Hardcastle, was released for "Mr. Frosty Man".


  18. Sisyphus

    Sisyphus (2014)

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    Sisyphus is the debut studio album from Sisyphus, a collaborative hip hop project consisting of Sufjan Stevens, Son Lux, and Serengeti. It was released on March 18, 2014 through Asthmatic Kitty. The project was commissioned by the Walker Art Center and the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra's Liquid Music series to accompany an exhibition of the work of visual artist Jim Hodges, scheduled to run from February 14 through May 11.


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