Sufjan Stevens announces Christmas boxset

'Silver & Gold' compiles five seasonal EPs recorded between 2006 and 2010

Sufjan Stevens announces Christmas boxset
Sufjan Stevens has announced the release of a seasonal boxset, titled 'Silver & Gold: Songs For Christmas, Vols 6-10'.

The collection compiles the singer's five Christmas EPs, recorded between 2006 and 2010, and features appearances from the likes of The National's Aaron and Bryce Dessner and Arcade Fire's Richard Reed Parry.

Originally intended as gifts for his family and friends, the collection of songs have been remixed and reassembled for fans in a specially-designed gift box which includes Christmas stickers, temporary tattoos, lyric sheets and chord charts, a paper ornament, an apocalyptic pull-out poster, photos, illustrations and extensive liner-notes.

The boxset, a follow-up to the first five volumes which were released in 2006, features 18 original tracks by the singer as well as covers of holiday classics including 'A Holly Jolly Christmas', 'Sleigh Ride' and 'I'll Be Home For Christmas'.

'Silver & Gold' CD boxset is available on November 13, along with a digital download release the same day, with a vinyl boxset due out later this year or early 2013.

The CD boxset includes:

1. Five CD EPs
2. Christmas stickers
3. Temporary tattoos
4. A paper ornament (self-assembly with directions)
5. An apocalyptic pull-out poster
6. Song lyrics and chord charts
7. Hallucinogenic photographs and psychedelic graphic design
8. Extensive liner notes (introductory salutations and an essay on the Christmas tree by Sufjan Stevens, and a few theological words on the End Times by Pastor Vito Aiuto


The vinyl boxset includes:

1. Five EPs on six vinyl discs
2. Christmas stickers
3. Temporary tattoos
4. A paper ornament
5. A 40-page Christmas songbook with vocal and piano reductions
6. A Christmas coloring book
7. Hallucinogenic photographs and psychedelic graphic design
8. Extensive liner notes

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