Sufjan Stevens - America
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Based on 93 ratings
2020 Ratings: #85
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July 3, 2020 / Release Date
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80
NME
Weighty and substantial, ‘America’ instead feels like a journey of different, meandering sections – as complex and varied as its namesake.
Supertartory
96
One of Sufjan's best songs in recent history, on par with the likes of Impossible Soul honestly. If this sounds amazing as a single I can't wait to hear this in context with the album.
FKAdouglas
100
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ElectricMess
90
If you’re looking for a cutting and universal dissection of the current state of the country, you’ll likely be disappointed. I was too, at first. It definitely feels like there’s something missing from America: a climax, a change, but more importantly, triumph. This is being billed as the close to Sufjan’s first true album in five years, and his next epic following The Age of Adz. That album closed with Impossible Soul, the most grand, maximalist Sufjan Stevens song to ... read more
HashtagDatFish
75
Sounding like hot-tub sex between Burial and Lana Del Rey,, Sufjan returns with a drone-filled panic attack that sums up the titular country with about as much precision as a Jack the Ripper rollerblading into a dark alleyway.
woipink
85
I actually don't think it goes for that long, to me the outro is just as beautiful as the rest of the song. I'm hyped for the album now.
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Added on: June 30, 2020