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Sufjan Stevens

After of the album “Aporia”, which he recorded with his stepfather this spring, notable American indie songwriter Sufjan Stevens announced the long-awaited follow-up, The Ascension“.

The debut single ‘America’ is taken from that eighth solo studio album is a signpost to the decaying world around us.

The track was adapted from a recording during the “Carrie & Lowell” sessions, shelved by the songwriter when it struck him that it hit harder and “felt vaguely mean-spirited”.

New album “The Ascension” will be released on 25 September 2020 by
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