Avatar - NPR
NPR
flipped into Music
Sufjan Stevens' Fifty States Of Grey

Sufjan Stevens

Sufjan Stevens' Fifty States Of Grey

verified_publisherNPR - Lindsay Zoladz

In 2012, Sufjan Stevens released a cover of "The Star-Spangled Banner." Far from the reverent, vampy and vocally pyrotechnic renditions that ritualistically precede American sporting events, Stevens' version was instead muted and ominous. He had rewritten the leaping melody into something more …

View on npr.org
Avatar - NPR

NPR

News, science, health and more.