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This page is devoted to the Sufjan Stevens album "Illinois". On this page you will find the name of the songs that appear on this album, the duration of each song (where available) and an image depicting the album cover.
04 July 2005

  1. Concerning The UFO Sighting Near Highland, Illinois (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 Th (2:15)
  3. Come On! Feel The Illinoise! (Part I: The World's Columbian Exposition/Part II: Carl Sandburg Visits Me In A Dream) (6:46)
  4. John Wayne Gacy, Jr. (3:20)
  5. Jacksonville (5:25)
  6. A Short Reprise For Mary Todd, Who Went Insane, But For Very Good Reasons (0:47)
  7. Decatur, or, Round of Applause for Your Stepmother! (3:04)
  8. One Last Whoo-Hoo! for The Pullman (3:43)
  9. Chicago (6:05)
  10. Casimir Pulaski Day (5:41)
  11. To the Workers of the Rockford River Valley Region, I Have an Idea Concerning Your Predicament (1:41)
  12. The Man of Metropolis Steals Our Hearts (6:20)
  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! (5:12)
  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, Part I: The Great Frontier, Part II: Come to Me Only With Playthings Now (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 (0:47)
  22. Out Of Egypt, Into The Great Laugh Of Mankind, And I Shake The Dirt From My Sandals As I Run (4:22)

The track listing for the Sufjan Stevens album "Illinois" contains 22 songs.
"Illinois" was released on 4 July 2005.
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Sufjan Stevens (/ˈsfjɑːn/ SOOF-yahn; born July 1, 1975) is an American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He first came to wider recognition with the 2000 album, A Sun Came, which was released on the Asthmatic Kitty label he co-founded with his stepfather. He is perhaps best known for his 2005 album, Illinois, which hit number one on the Billboard Top Heatseekers chart, and for the single "Chicago".


Album Type
Studio Album
Release Date
4 July 2005
Year(s) Recorded
Late 2004 through early winter 2005
Album Duration
Asthmatic Kitty/Secretly Canadian and Rough Trade
Indie folk
indie pop
baroque pop

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