Illinois (iTunes bonus track version)

~ Release by Sufjan Stevens (see all versions of this release, 10 available)

Tracklist

Digital Media 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Concerning the UFO Sighting Near Highland, Illinois
5 2:09
2 The Black Hawk War, or, How to Demolish an Entire Civilization and Still Feel Good About Yourself in the Morning, or, We Apologize for the Inconvenience but You're Going to Have to Leave Now, or, “I Have Fought the Big Knives and Will Continue to Fight Them Until They Are Off Our Lands!”
2:15
3 Come On! Feel the Illinoise!
6:46
4 John Wayne Gacy, Jr.
5 3:20
5 Jacksonville
5 5:25
6 A Short Reprise for Mary Todd, Who Went Insane, but for Very Good Reasons
0:48
7 Decatur, or, Round of Applause for Your Stepmother!
3:04
8 One Last “Whoo-hoo!” for the Pullman
0:06
9 Chicago
4.5 6:05
10 Casimir Pulaski Day
5 5:54
11 To the Workers of the Rock River Valley Region, I Have an Idea Concerning Your Predicament
1:41
12 The Man of Metropolis Steals Our Hearts
6:17
13 Prairie Fire That Wanders About
2:11
14 A Conjunction of Drones Simulating the Way in Which Sufjan Stevens Has an Existential Crisis in the Great Godfrey Maze
0:20
15 The Predatory Wasp of the Palisades Is Out to Get Us!
5:23
16 They Are Night Zombies!! They Are Neighbors!! They Have Come Back From the Dead!! Ahhhh!
5 5:10
17 Let’s Hear That String Part Again, Because I Don’t Think They Heard It All the Way Out in Bushnell
0:40
18 In This Temple, as in the Hearts of Man for Whom He Saved the Earth
0:35
19 The Seer’s Tower
3:54
20 The Tallest Man, the Broadest Shoulders
7:03
21 Riffs and Variations on a Single Note for Jelly Roll, Earl Hines, Louis Armstrong, Baby Dodds, and the King of Swing, to Name a Few
3.75 0:47
22 Out of Egypt, Into the Great Laugh of Mankind, and I Shake the Dirt From My Sandals as I Run
4:21
23 Jon Galaxy’s Remix of “Chicago” (Huh?!)
5:32
24 The Avalanche
3:18
25 The Transfiguration (home demo version)
5:04
26 Size Too Small (live in Brussells)
3:08

Credits

Digital Media 1

violin:
Julianne Carney (tracks 3, 5–6, 9, 16, 20)
Rob Moose (tracks 3, 5–6, 9, 16, 20)
cello:
Maria Bella Jeffers (tracks 3, 5–6, 9, 16, 20)
viola:
Marla Hansen (tracks 3, 5–6, 9, 16, 20)
handclaps:
Elin Smith (track 7)
Daniel Smith (vocalist for US indie-pop/gospel group Danielson Famile) (track 7)
background vocals:
Elin Smith (track 7)
Katrina Kerns (tracks 1, 3, 5, 13, 15, 19)
Matt Morgan (track 7)
Daniel Smith (vocalist for US indie-pop/gospel group Danielson Famile) (track 7)
Shara Worden (tracks 1, 3–4, 10, 13, 15, 19–20)
background vocals and choir vocals:
Katrina Kerns (track 20)
choir vocals:
Tom Eaton (tracks 2, 9, 12, 16, 20)
Jennifer Hoover (tracks 2, 9, 12, 16, 20)
Katrina Kerns (tracks 2, 9, 12, 16)
Beccy Lock (tracks 2, 9, 12, 16, 20)
Tara McDonnell (tracks 2, 9, 12, 16, 20)
composer:
Sufjan Stevens (tracks 1–22, 25–26)
engineer:
Sufjan Stevens (tracks 1–22)
lyricist:
Sufjan Stevens (tracks 16, 25–26)
producer:
Sufjan Stevens (tracks 1–22)
recording engineer:
Sufjan Stevens (tracks 1–22)
vocals:
Craig Montoro (track 16)
mash-ups:
live recording of:
Size Too Small (track 26)
recording of:
Casimir Pulaski Day (track 10)
Chicago (track 9)
Jacksonville (track 5)
The Seer's Tower (track 19)
The Transfiguration (track 25)

Release

purchase for download: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/id328074546 [info]