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Watch Readers Respond To 'Saddest Music In The World'

September 30, 2010 – What's the saddest music in the world? The question unleashed a river of tears for our readers.


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Read First Listen: Sufjan Stevens, 'The Age Of Adz'

September 26, 2010 – Hear the singer-songwriter's long-awaited new album in its entirety until its release on Oct. 12.


Listen Fall Music Preview

September 21, 2010 – All Songs Considered offers a sneak preview of some of this fall's most anticipated releases.


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Listen Hear More Music From Sufjan Stevens

September 10, 2010 Р"Too Much," from Stevens' upcoming album The Age of ADZ, is now available as a free download.


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Listen Download New Sufjan Stevens Track

August 27, 2010 – The song signals a new direction for Stevens with simple synth lines and glitchy beats.


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Read Sufjan Stevens Announces New Album

August 26, 2010 – The new album from Stevens is his first release of its kind in five years.

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Listen All Songs Considered Holiday Music Mix '09

December 18, 2009 – Hear a mix of classic and new holiday songs by Sufjan Stevens, Bob Dylan, Laura Gibson and more.


Read The 50 Most Important Recordings Of The Decade: S-Z

November 16, 2009 – The list of the decade's 50 most important recordings continues: Britney Spears to Amy Winehouse.

Listen Discussion: The Decade Defined

November 9, 2009 – All Songs Considered looks back at some of the decade's defining moments and trends in music


Watch Sufjan Stevens: Finding Inner Peace In Traffic

October 30, 2009 – Stevens spent nine months traveling the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway to capture motorists' moods.


Read Weeping At The Wheel: Crushingly Sad Songs

August 13, 2008 – There's no better place to mourn ostentatiously than alone in a car late at night, with this music.

Read A Very Tolerable Christmas

November 30, 2007 – This wintry mix of songs, heard collectively, simulates a soothing bath in a tub of warm cocoa.

Listen Holiday Gift Picks for 2006

November 26, 2006 – A collection of recordings offbeat enough to surprise your favorite music lover this holiday season.


Listen The Best, Worst and Weirdest in Holiday CDs

December 11, 2006 – From Sufjan Stevens to Twisted Sister to The Chipmunks, here's a look at 2006's holiday crop.


Read Sept. 28: Sufjan Stevens in Concert

September 27, 2006 – Hear Sufjan Stevens recorded live in concert from Philadelphia's Tower Theater.

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