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Sufjan Stevens

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Tracklist


CD 1
  • 1 Concerning the UFO Sighting Near Highland, Illinois
    length: 2:09
    producer: Sufjan Stevens
    engineer: Sufjan Stevens
    recording engineer: Sufjan Stevens
    background vocals: Shara Worden and Katrina Kerns
  • 2 The Black Hawk War, or, How to Demolish an Entire Civilization and Still Feel Good About Yourself in the Morning, or, We Apologize for the Inconvenience but You're Going to Have to Leave Now, or, "I Have Fought the Big Knives and Will Continue to Fight Them Until They Are Off Our Lands!"
    length: 2:15
    producer: Sufjan Stevens
    engineer: Sufjan Stevens
    recording engineer: Sufjan Stevens
    choir vocals: Tom Eaton, Katrina Kerns, Jennifer Hoover, Tara McDonnell and Beccy Lock
  • 3 Come On! Feel the Illinoise! Part I: The World's Columbian Exposition, Part II: Carl Sandburg Visits Me in a Dream
    length: 6:46
    producer: Sufjan Stevens
    engineer: Sufjan Stevens
    recording engineer: Sufjan Stevens
    violin: Rob Moose and Julianne Carney
    background vocals: Shara Worden and Katrina Kerns
    viola: Marla Hansen
    cello: Maria Bella Jeffers
  • 4 John Wayne Gacy, Jr.
    length: 3:20
    producer: Sufjan Stevens
    engineer: Sufjan Stevens
    recording engineer: Sufjan Stevens
    background vocals: Shara Worden
  • 5 Jacksonville
    length: 5:25
    producer: Sufjan Stevens
    engineer: Sufjan Stevens
    recording engineer: Sufjan Stevens
    violin: Julianne Carney and Rob Moose
    background vocals: Katrina Kerns
    viola: Marla Hansen
    cello: Maria Bella Jeffers
  • 6 A Short Reprise for Mary Todd, Who Went Insane, but for Very Good Reasons
    length: 0:48
    producer: Sufjan Stevens
    engineer: Sufjan Stevens
    recording engineer: Sufjan Stevens
    violin: Rob Moose and Julianne Carney
    viola: Marla Hansen
    cello: Maria Bella Jeffers
  • 7 Decatur, or, Round of Applause for Your Stepmother!
    length: 3:04
    producer: Sufjan Stevens
    engineer: Sufjan Stevens
    recording engineer: Sufjan Stevens
    background vocals: Elin Smith, Daniel Smith and Matt Morgan
    handclaps: Elin Smith and Daniel Smith
  • 8. One Last "Whoo-Hoo!" for the Pullman
    length: 0:07
    producer: Sufjan Stevens
    engineer: Sufjan Stevens
    recording engineer: Sufjan Stevens
  • 9 Chicago
    length: 6:05
    producer: Sufjan Stevens
    engineer: Sufjan Stevens
    recording engineer: Sufjan Stevens
    violin: Rob Moose and Julianne Carney
    viola: Marla Hansen
    cello: Maria Bella Jeffers
    choir vocals: Tom Eaton, Katrina Kerns, Jennifer Hoover, Tara McDonnell and Beccy Lock
  • 10 Casimir Pulaski Day
    length: 5:54
    producer: Sufjan Stevens
    engineer: Sufjan Stevens
    recording engineer: Sufjan Stevens
    background vocals: Shara Worden
  • 11. To the Workers of the Rockford River Valley Region, I Have an Idea Concerning Your Predicament
    length: 1:41
    producer: Sufjan Stevens
    engineer: Sufjan Stevens
    recording engineer: Sufjan Stevens
  • 12 The Man of Metropolis Steals Our Hearts
    length: 6:18
    producer: Sufjan Stevens
    engineer: Sufjan Stevens
    recording engineer: Sufjan Stevens
    choir vocals: Tom Eaton, Katrina Kerns, Jennifer Hoover, Tara McDonnell and Beccy Lock
  • 13 Prairie Fire That Wanders About
    length: 2:12
    producer: Sufjan Stevens
    engineer: Sufjan Stevens
    recording engineer: Sufjan Stevens
    background vocals: Shara Worden and Katrina Kerns
  • 14. A Conjunction of Drones Simulating the Way in Which Sufjan Stevens Has an Existential Crisis in the Great Godfrey Maze
    length: 0:20
    producer: Sufjan Stevens
    engineer: Sufjan Stevens
    recording engineer: Sufjan Stevens
  • 15 The Predatory Wasp of the Palisades Is Out to Get Us!
    length: 5:24
    producer: Sufjan Stevens
    engineer: Sufjan Stevens
    recording engineer: Sufjan Stevens
    background vocals: Shara Worden and Katrina Kerns
  • 16 They Are Night Zombies!! They Are Neighbors!! They Have Come Back From the Dead!! Ahhhh!
    length: 5:10
    producer: Sufjan Stevens
    vocal: Craig Montoro
    engineer: Sufjan Stevens
    recording engineer: Sufjan Stevens
    violin: Rob Moose and Julianne Carney
    viola: Marla Hansen
    cello: Maria Bella Jeffers
    choir vocals: Katrina Kerns, Jennifer Hoover, Tom Eaton, Tara McDonnell and Beccy Lock
  • 17 Let's Hear That String Part Again, Because I Don't Think They Heard It All the Way Out in Bushnell
    length: 0:41
    producer: Sufjan Stevens
    engineer: Sufjan Stevens
    recording engineer: Sufjan Stevens
  • 18 In This Temple as in the Hearts of Man for Whom He Saved the Earth
    length: 0:36
    producer: Sufjan Stevens
    engineer: Sufjan Stevens
    recording engineer: Sufjan Stevens
  • 19 The Seer's Tower
    length: 3:54
    producer: Sufjan Stevens
    engineer: Sufjan Stevens
    recording engineer: Sufjan Stevens
    background vocals: Shara Worden and Katrina Kerns
  • 20 The Tallest Man, the Broadest Shoulders, Part I: The Great Frontier, Part II: Come to Me Only With Playthings Now
    length: 7:03
    producer: Sufjan Stevens
    engineer: Sufjan Stevens
    recording engineer: Sufjan Stevens
    violin: Rob Moose and Julianne Carney
    background vocals: Shara Worden
    viola: Marla Hansen
    cello: Maria Bella Jeffers
    choir vocals: Tom Eaton, Jennifer Hoover, Tara McDonnell and Beccy Lock
    background vocals & choir vocals: Katrina Kerns
  • 21 Riffs and Variations on a Single Note for Jelly Roll, Earl Hines, Louis Armstrong, Baby Dodds, and the King of Swing, to Name a Few
    length: 0:47
    producer: Sufjan Stevens
    engineer: Sufjan Stevens
    recording engineer: Sufjan Stevens
  • 22 Out of Egypt, Into the Great Laugh of Mankind, and I Shake the Dirt From My Sandals as I Run
    length: 4:22
    producer: Sufjan Stevens
    engineer: Sufjan Stevens
    recording engineer: Sufjan Stevens

    The Black Hawk War, or, How to Demolish an Entire Civilization and Still Feel Good About Yourself in the Morning, or, We Apologize for the Inconvenience but You're Going to Have to Leave Now, or, "I Have Fought the Big Knives and Will Continue to Fight Them Until They Are Off Our Lands!" Lyrics

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    A Short Reprise for Mary Todd, Who Went Insane, but for Very Good Reasons Lyrics

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    Let's Hear That String Part Again, Because I Don't Think They Heard It All the Way Out in Bushnell Lyrics

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    In This Temple as in the Hearts of Man for Whom He Saved the Earth Lyrics

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    Riffs and Variations on a Single Note for Jelly Roll, Earl Hines, Louis Armstrong, Baby Dodds, and the King of Swing, to Name a Few Lyrics

    [Instrumental]

    Out of Egypt, Into the Great Laugh of Mankind, and I Shake the Dirt From My Sandals as I Run Lyrics

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