Michigan (styled Sufjan Stevens Presents... Greetings from Michigan, the Great Lake State on the cover) is a concept album by American indie folk songwriter Sufjan Stevens, released on July 1, 2003 on Sounds Familyre, Asthmatic Kitty and Secretly Canadian in the US, and on Rough Trade in Europe. It is Stevens' third studio album and features songs referencing places, events, and persons related to the U.S. state of Michigan.The album is the first in Stevens' fifty states project, a planned series of fifty albums to encompass all fifty U.S. states. Stevens only released two state albums before admitting the project was a "promotional gimmick".[5] The other album was Illinois, which was released in 2005.

 

Tracklist

Flint (For The Unemployed And Underpaid)  
All Good Naysayers, Speak Up! Or Forever Hold Your Peace!  
For The Widows Of Paradise, For The Fatherless In Ypsilanti  
Say Yes! To M!ch!gan!  
The Upper Peninsula  
Tahquamenon Falls  
Holland  
Detroit, Lift Up Your Weary Head! (Rebuild! Restore! Reconsider!)  
Romulus  
Alanson, Crooked River  
Sleeping Bear, Sault Saint Marie  
They Also Mourn Who Do Not Wear Black (For The Homeless In Muskegon)  
Oh God, Where Are You Now? (In Pickeral Lake? Pigeon? Marquette? Mackinaw?)  
Redford (For Yia-Yia & Pappou)  
Vito's Ordination Song  
Bonus Outtakes
Marching Band  
Pickerel Lake  
Niagara Falls  
Presidents & Magistrates  
Wolverine

Sufjan Stevens - Greetings from Michigan The Great Lake State [2LP]

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