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.
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