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Album Review: Sufjan Stevens - Carrie And Lowell

Album Review: Sufjan Stevens - Carrie And Lowell

Friday 19th June, 2015 12:23PM

With his first new album proper since 2010 release The Age of Adz, Sufjan Stevens returns to the pristine folk of his earlier albums, most notable 2004ís Seven Swans. After the everything-including-the-kitchen-sink bombast of The Age of Adz, this new offering represents a decidedly more minimal approach. Carrie & Lowell boasts gorgeously subtle acoustic instrumentation augmented by light electronic flourishes that underpin songs of brutally naked emotion. While the music at first appears simple and even quirky in places, the extended ambient musical endings to many of the songs lend proceedings an underlying sense of unease...

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