Sufjan Stevens Releases Early Demo of Epic Age of Adz Closer
It might not be 25 minutes long, but this previously unreleased demo of Sufjan Stevens’ “Impossible Soul” provides a fascinating peek into the early stages of the final track from his 2010 album The Age of Adz. The jam, which Stevens released himself earlier today, is a live recording of the song’s powerful conclusion which he titled here “It’s a Long Life.” Stevens also included a note along with the SoundCloud post can read his caption below:
More obsolescence found on old hard drives. This one is hilarious: a live jam session in Seattle, WA (circa 2009?) that evolved into the last party section of “Impossible Soul.” Casey on bass, James on drums, me on piano, overdub choir is a bunch of folks I don’t remember who. Recorded in Casey’s living room. We were just trying to have fun. For those of you suffering the darkness, remember: It’s a long life. Pace yourself. Put your face together. Stay Positive!
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