Michigan

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Michigan
by Sufjan Stevens
Release - July 1, 2003 Length - 66:11 Aka - Greetings form Michigan: The Great Lake State
Previous release :
Enjoy Your Rabbit
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Following release :
Seven Swans


[edit] Background

MIchigan was the first album made in Sufjan's 50 States Project, being the artist's home state. Many of the lyrics come from short stories that Sufjan wrote while receiving his Creative Writing degree at Hope College, including the Michigan Essay.


[edit] Track Listing

"Michigan" Tracks
Track Title Length
1 Flint (For the Unemployed and Underpaid) 3:43
2 All Good Naysayers, Speak Up! Or Forever Hold Your Peace! 4:33
3 For the Widows in Paradise, For the Fatherless in Ypsilanti 3:57
4 Say Yes! to Michigan! 2:45
5 The Upper Peninsula 3:23
6 Tahquamenon Falls 2:18
7 Holland 3:26
8 Detroit, Lift Up Your Weary Head! (Rebuild! Restore! Reconsider!) 8:20
9 Romulus 4:41
10 Alanson, Crooked River 1:18
11 Sleeping Bear, Sault Saint Marie 2:52
12 They Also Mourn Who Do Not Wear Black (For the Homeless in Muskegon) 6:21
13 Oh God, Where Are You Now? (In Pickeral Lake? Pigeon? Marquette? Mackinaw?) 9:23
14 Redford (For Yia-Yia & Pappou) 2:02
15 Vito's Ordination Song 7:06


"Bonus Michigan LP" Tracks
Track Title Length
16 Marching Band 3:40
17 Pickerel Lake 3:15
18 Niagara Falls 2:21
19 Presidents and Magistrates 4:16
20 Wolverine 2:10


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