Sufjan Stevens is a singer-songwriter currently living in Brooklyn, NY. A preoccupation with epic concepts has motivated two state records (Michigan & Illinois), a collection of sacred and biblical songs (Seven Swans), an electronic album for the animals of the Chinese zodiac (Enjoy Your Rabbit), two Christmas box sets (Songs for Christmas, vol. 1-5 and Silver & Gold, vol. 6-10), and a programmatic tone poem for the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (The BQE). In 2010 Sufjan released an expansive EP (All Delighted People) and the full length The Age of Adz, a collection of songs partly inspired by the outsider artist Royal Robertson.
After five years of side projects the singer-songwriter announced that his eighth solo album, titled The Ascension, will be released Sept. 25, The album is billed as “the long awaited follow-up to Carrie & Lowell,” Stevens’ previous solo record, which was released in the long-ago days of 2015. Now he has shared another song from it, “Video Game,” via a video for the song.