Sufjan Stevens to release another christmas album?
It looks as if the torchbearer for alternative christmas music is going to release another festive album this Christmas!
A follow up to 2006's fantastic Songs for Christmas album is rumoured every year, but it seems we might be in luck this time.
Earlier this morning Sufjan Stevens' website was titled 'Christmas Is Coming', which had us all very excited, but we decided to hold off on posting anything until more details were published. However, Kitty Pryde posted this on her facebook page:
"just finished my christmas song for sufjan stevens"
Excited? We certainly are.
Taken from Chris Schlarb's forthcoming Psychic Temple II album, 'Til I Die' is a cover of one of The Beach Boys' lesser known tracks (Fact: It's one of the few Beach Boys songs which both the words and music were written solely by Wilson - thanks Wikipedia) and features the ever-brilliant Sufjan Stevens. [read more]
Today's Mix/Cover/Live includes Crystal Fighters, Richard Cheese, Sufjan Stevens & Las Robertas. MP3: Crystal Fighters - Follow (DiskJokke Remix) http://www.myspace.com/crystalfighters MP3: Richard Cheese - Man In The Box (Alice In Chains Cover) http://www.richardcheese.com/ MP3: Sufjan Stevens - Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing (Live) http://www.sufjan.com/ MP3: Las Robertas - Back To The End http://www.myspace.com/lasrobertas [read more]
Spine tingling or chilling. Not in a gothic way, not as in Halloween, nor in a melodramatic manner. That would be another, much more fun list. We mean hairs standing up on the back of your neck, shivers down your spine. Here are a selection of voices (mainly) and songs that gently do this for us. They've all got the Spook. We've deliberately not got anything too recent on here, as with new to you songs it's usually impossible for us to distinguish between those that instantly g... (continued) [read more]
Sufjan Stevens has gone Christmas mad by uploading four more tracks from his forthcoming Silver & Gold: Songs for Christmas Volumes 6-10 collection (out November 13th through Asthmatic Kitty). [read more]