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Sufjan Stevens performs previously-unreleased track ‘Harsh Noise’ – watch

The song will feature on limited-edition release 'One Night Stand'

Footage of Sufjan Stevens performing an unreleased track has been released.

A clip of Stevens performing avant-garde composition ‘Harsh Noise’ comes ahead of the limited-edition release ‘One Night Stand’, which collects recordings from a 2012 concert organised by Gaspar Claus. The 11-track, 70-minute release will also feature the likes of The National’s Bryce Dessner and members of Porcelain Raft and The Men. The release will be available June 30 as a limited edition double-LP through Microcultures.

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Watch Sufjan Stevens performing ‘Harsh Noise’ at the show below.

Meanwhile, Sufjan Stevens recently announced a headline UK tour for later in 2015.

The singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist will embark on his first British and Irish tour in four years during August and September, playing dates in Dublin, Edinburgh, Manchester, London, Brighton and Bristol. As previously anounced, Stevens will also headline End Of The Road Festival on September 5. Scroll below for the full dates.

Sufjan Stevens released new record ‘Carrie & Lowell’ through his own Asthmatic Kitty Records last month (March 30). It’s the follow up to Stevens’ last studio album ‘The Age Of Adz’, released in 2010. Prior to that album Stevens embarked on an ambitious plan to write and release an album representing each of the 50 US states. At present the mission has birthed two albums (‘Michigan’ and ‘Illinois’).

Meanwhile, ‘All For Myself’ from Stevens’ ‘The Age of Adz’ has also been sampled on Kendrick Lamar’s new album ‘To Pimp A Butterfly.’ The sample appears on Lamar’s ‘Hood Politics’, which was produced by Tae Beast, Soundwave and Thundercat.

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Sufjan Stevens will play:

Dublin Helix (August 28, 29)
Edinburgh Playhouse (30)
Manchester Apollo (31)
London Royal Festival Hall (September 2, 3)
Brighton Dome (4)
Salisbury End of the Road Festival (5)
Bristol Colston Hall (6)

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