It was just last week that Sufjan Stevens unveiled to the world his most recent material, the one hour long All Delighted People EP. Seems like it was all just one big chunky appetizer seeing how we just received an official press release announcing the artist’s new full length, titled “Age of Adz” (supposedly spelled ‘age of odds’ according to the press release), an album filled with motifs like “love, sex, death, disease, anxiety and suicide”, which is set to land on October 12 via Asthmatic Kitty. Here’s some insight on Age of Adz’s sound:
We can say it shows an extensive use of electronics (banjos and acoustic guitars give way to drum machines and analog synthesizers), and an obsession with cosmic fantasies (space, heaven, aliens, love), to create an explicit pop-song extravaganza, augmented by heavy orchestration, and maybe even a few danceable moments. Enjoy Your Rabbit meets the BQE. But with songs. Verse, chorus, bridge, backbeat. Gated reverb. Space echo. Get your boogey on.
Join us after the jump for the official tracklist.
‘Age Of Adz’
‘Now That I’m Older’
‘Get Real Get Right’
‘All For Myself’
‘I Want To Be Well’