- Silver & Gold: Songs for Christmas, Volumes 6-10

Sufjan Stevens - Silver & Gold: Songs for Christmas, Volumes 6-10
CRITIC SCORE
75
Based on 14 reviews
USER SCORE
78
Based on
18 ratings

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CRITIC REVIEWS

78
Pitchfork

Unlike the meticulously pleasant Songs for Christmas, which more or less sounds exactly like what a casual fan (or detractor) might expect a Sufjan Stevens Christmas box set to sound like, the music inside Silver & Gold can be as downright strange as its accompanying accessories.

75
The 405

A Christmas album that sounds good all year round is an achievement that warrants praise and Sufjan, I applaud thee.

75
Paste

It’s an ugly, beautiful, totally fascinating Christmas album, made by the only artist crazy enough to tackle the season in all its sprawling absurdity.

70
PopMatters

Silver & Gold is a great present unto itself, and there’s certainly enough here to make the Sufjan completest giddy with glee

60
Consequence of Sound

You can’t help but wonder what Stevens could do with a more concise and serious take on a Christmas album, given how tailored his aesthetic seems to be to the material.

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Added on: October 2, 2012