Sufjan Stevens has released a new video for the Helado Negro-remixed track “Life with Dignity.” Watch it through Apple Music. The video follows three cancer patients, Theresa, Roland, and Justin as they battle the disease. The song is featured on Stevens’ new mixtape The Greatest Gift, and is remixed from his Carrie & Lowell song “Death With Dignity.”
Sufjan Stevens has directed a stop-motion video for the title track from his new mixtape, “The Greatest Gift”. The clip stars a cast of religious figures and joyful stock-photo people, all made from cutouts of photos and illustrations. They are placed with reassuring maxims in printed text saying things like “Give generously to all without finding fault” and “Donkeys can be very useful in an emergency.” Watch it below. The Greatest Gift—Outtakes, Remixes, & Demos from Carrie & Lowell is the companion piece to Sufjan’s Carrie and Lowell and is streaming at NPR ahead of its release tomorrow.
Sufjan Stevens will release The Greatest Gift Mixtape — Outtakes, Remixes, & Demos from Carrie & Lowell on November 24th, a companion piece to his album Carrie & Lowell. He has shared the latest song from the piece, “Wallowa Lake Monster,” which makes several references to “Dungeons & Dragons.” Hear it below.
At one period of time, the future of Bon Iver was bland after an extensive world tour following the band.s self-titled sophomore album when frontman, Justin Vernon, expressed some disinterest in furthering with the project. He later went back from the comments, and in July, he will bring back the band to headline the first Eaux Claires Music Festival, for which he was a curator as well. In a recent interview promoting the upcoming festival. Vernon revealed that the performance will not be a one-off for the band but the beginning of the band’s third cycle.
Vernon explained to Minneapolis’ KARE 11: “It’s the perfect platform for us to be like, this is how we’re starting this new cycle, new life of the band. It makes so much sense to start it here.” Watch the full interview here.
Eaux Claires will take place July 17th – 18th in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Vernon’s hometown. Beside Bon Iver, the lineup includes The National, Sufjan Stevens, The Tallest Man on Earth, and more.
1. Teenage Talk – St. Vincent
2. I’ll Believe In Anything – Wolf Parade
3. Choices – The Hoosiers
4. Home – Jack Savoretti
5. Should Have Known Better – Sufjan Stevens
6. No Room In Frame – Death Cab for Cutie
7. Love Is To Die – Warpaint
8. For You – Angus & Julia Stone
9. 4th Time Around – Oren Lavie
10. Line of Fire – Junip
11. The Soul Serene – Villagers
12. How Can I – Laura Marling
13. Tears of Joy – Slow Club
14. Be Gentle With Me – The Boy Least Likey To
15. Cherry Tulips – Headlights
16. Oh Mandy – The Spinto Band
17. Walk In The Park – OH NO OH MY
18. In The Beginning – The Stills
19. Wrong Choice – The Lovely Feathers
20. Battles On – The Ghost is Dancing