Betraying “America”: Sufjan Stevens Asks Us to Kiss the Country We Know Goodbye

A day before our nation marked its independence from Great Britain for the 244th time, indie folk/rock artist Sufjan Stevens released “America,” the first single off his upcoming album, The Ascension.

While listening under the collective mental cloud of a global pandemic and national protests for racial and social justice, it’s…

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