Sufjan Stevens The Age of Adz

The Age of Adz
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  • Released: October 11, 2010
  • Originally Released: 2010
  • Label: Asthmatic Kitty

Entertainment Reviews:

"[He] mixes in psychedelic and space-rock modes along with his more well-known orchestral arrangements and multi-layered harmonies."
Billboard (p.60) - "THE AGE OF ADZ is introspective, offbeat and swamped in electronics. The song 'I Walked' matches STevens' hushed songwriting with crinkled beats and echoing vocals..."
Mojo (Publisher) - p.100
3 stars out of 5 -- "Stevens harnesses his folkier songcraft and complex orchestrations to electronica."
Paste (magazine) - "[A]n amalgamation of all that's come before -- the chamber elements, the synthetic dissonance and the heart-rending lyrics. It's as carefully orchestrated as THE BQE..."
Record Collector (magazine) - p.88
4 stars out of 5 -- "Over the course of this record, songs are extended until they resemble mantras fueled by glitchy beats, layers of synths and incredible vocal interplay."


  • 1.Futile Devices
  • 2.Too Much
  • 3.The Age of Adz
  • 4.I Walked
  • 5.Now That I'm Older
  • 6.Get Real Get Right
  • 7.Bad Communication
  • 8.Vesuvius
  • 9.All For Myself
  • 10.I Want To Be Well
  • 11.Impossible Soul

Product Description:

Sufjan Stevens' official follow-up to 2005's critically acclaimed Illinois puts to rest the conceptual trappings that have dominated his work thus far. Age of Adz, a schizophrenic genre- and subject-spanning electro/orchestral collection of original pop songs, is scheduled for release on October 12, 2010.

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  • Sales Rank: 117,930
  • UPC: 656605607726
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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