Sufjan Stevens - Illinoise: Special 10th Anniversary Blue Marvel Edition
This 10th anniversary edition of Sufjan Stevens’ 2005 ‘Illinois’ album replaces balloons (which themselves replaced Superman in 2005) with rising comic book Chicago-born superhero Blue Marvel, now leader of The Ultimates and fully licensed and approved by Marvel.
Special double LP edition - disc one pressed on ‘Antimatter Blue’ coloured vinyl and disc two comes on ‘Cape White’ vinyl.
“‘Chicago’ is easily one of the five best songs of this century.” - Stereogum
“‘Illinois’ is huge, a staggering collection of impeccably arranged American tribute songs.” - Pitchfork
“The tone of subdued romanticism is balanced by a fine, seductive sense of melody and arrangement.” - LA Times
“Radiates positive energy.” - Village Voice
“‘Illinois’ contains some of the most beautiful pop you will hear all year long.” - Billboard