Sufjan Stevens Announces New Mixtape 'The Greatest Gift'
By Sam Sodomsky.
Today, Sufjan Stevens released Carrie & Lowell Live, an audiovisual album recorded during his tour behind 2015’s excellent Carrie & Lowell.In addition to the live album, Sufjan has announced another Carrie & Lowell companion piece. The Greatest Gift Mixtape — Outtakes, Remixes, & Demos from Carrie & Lowellis due out October 20 via Asthmatic Kitty. It includes unreleased songs from the album sessions, as well as iPhone recordings and remixes from Helado Negro, Doveman, and more. The Greatest Gift will be released on cassette, LP, and digital formats. Check out the cover art and tracklist below.
Sufjan has also announced a new 12” single featuring the Carrie & Lowell Live versions of “Blue Bucket of Gold” and the Drake “Hotline Bling” cover featuring Gallant. You can pre-order it now at Asthmatic Kitty, with records expected to ship in September.
Revisit our feature “True Myth: A Conversation With Sufjan Stevens.”
The Greatest Gift Mixtape — Outtakes, Remixes, & Demos from Carrie & Lowell
01 Wallowa Lake Monster (Carrie & Lowell Outtake)
02 Drawn to the Blood (Sufjan Stevens Remix)
03 Death With Dignity (Helado Negro Remix)
04 John My Beloved (iPhone Demo)
05 Drawn to the Blood (Fingerpicking Version)
06 The Greatest Gift (Carrie & Lowell Outtake)
07 Exploding Whale (Doveman Remix)
08 All of Me Wants All of You (Helado Negro Remix)
09 Fourth of July (900X Remix)
10 The Hidden River of My Life (Carrie & Lowell Outtake)
11 City of Roses (Carrie & Lowell Outtake)
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