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Sufjan Stevens Releases Two New Songs for LGBTQ+ Pride

June is Pride Month, and Sufjan Stevens has released two new songs to celebrate the occasion. "Love Yourself" and "With My Whole Heart" are reminiscent…
Will Gottsegen / May 29, 2019

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Sufjan Stevens Announces Five-Volume Album, Convocations, Releases ‘Meditation V’

After a five-year break between solo albums, Sufjan Stevens is already back with his next project after last year's The Ascension. But for those expecting a…
Josh Chesler / April 6, 2021

The 30 Best Songs of 2020

For a year that made no sense, it's only fitting that 2020's best songs make strange neighbors on a mixtape. You can't recap…
SPIN Staff / December 11, 2020

The 30 Best Albums of 2020

After a deluge of canceled or delayed tours, drive-in experiments, Bandcamp Fridays and bedroom livestreams, we're finally here. Yay? It's hard…
SPIN Staff / December 10, 2020

The 35 Best Albums of the Last 35 Years

Let’s face it: With most "Best Albums" lists, you know the broad strokes of the ranking before you even click. Part of that…
SPIN Staff / December 6, 2020

Sufjan Stevens Shares Video for ‘Sugar’

Sufjan Stevens has steadily shared songs from The Ascension, his first new solo album in five years. So far, he's shared a pair of…
Daniel Kohn / September 15, 2020

Sufjan Stevens Recruits Viral TikTok Dancer Jalaiah Harmon for ‘Video Game’

When Sufjan Stevens wanted to bring some movement to his new visual for "Video Game," off his upcoming album The Ascension, he opted out of the…
Emily Tan / August 13, 2020

Sufjan Stevens Appears on Mina Tindle’s New Song

Sufjan Stevens has joined forces with Pauline De Lassus, better known as Mina Tindle, on "Give a Little Love," off her upcoming record, SISTER.
Emily Tan / July 29, 2020

Sufjan Stevens Releases B-Side ‘My Rajneesh’

Sufjan Stevens has shared "My Rajneesh," which serves as the B-side to "America," the 12-minute song he released last week. The Ascension, Stevens' first solo album…
SPIN Staff / July 10, 2020

Sufjan Stevens Releases 12-Minute Protest Song ‘America’

Earlier this week, Sufjan Stevens announced he'd be releasing his first solo studio album in five years. Now, we have the first single from The Ascension.
Daniel Kohn / July 3, 2020

Sufjan Stevens to Release New Solo Album The Ascension

Singer-songwriter Sufjan Stevens has a new album. Titled The Ascension, the record will be his eighth solo studio album and follows his recent collaborative effort with…
Daniel Kohn / June 30, 2020

Queer As Folk: Our November 2004 Feature on Folk’s New Eccentrics

This story originally appeared in the November 2004 issue of Spin. In honor of the 15-year anniversary of Joanna Newsom's The Milk-Eyed Mender on March 23, we’re republishing it here.
Will Hermes / March 24, 2019

Sufjan Stevens – “Lonely Man of Winter”

Hours before the vinyl release of Sufjan Stevens's Songs for Christmas, a collection of his Christmas songs released between 2001 and 2006, the singer-songwriter has shared a…
Tosten Burks / November 8, 2018

Gallant – “TOOGOODTOBETRUE” (feat. Sufjan Stevens & Rebecca Sugar)

R&B songwriter Gallant has teamed up with Sufjan Stevens and Rebecca Sugar on a new song titled "TOOGOODTOBETRUE." Gallant partnered with Sufjan to cover Drake's…
Rob Arcand / September 21, 2018

Sufjan Stevens To Release Songs for Christmas on Vinyl for the First Time

Sufjan Stevens is releasing his 2006 Songs for Christmas collection on vinyl for the first time. The 42-song, five-EP release—which includes both traditional Christmas songs…
Rob Arcand / September 15, 2018
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