TOTW: Sufjan Stevens_”Should Have Known Better”

Sufjan Stevens most recent album entitled Carrie & Lowell is an honest and heartfelt window into the artists personal life, looking at loss and love in equal measure.

The whole album takes a traditional sound of the singer songwriter with guitar and vocals and adds sound layers of electronica and reverbs to create a dreamy atmosphere throughout.

Should Have Known Better is a perfect example, Starting with a simple guitar vocal before more accompanying vocals and synths are added creating a layer of textures that bring a sence of frivolity to the piece before it ends with a more mournful lapsteal sounding guitar line:

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