Sufjan Stevens :: "Too Much"

The next movement in Sufjan Stevens pysch-out-electro opus The Age of Adz hit the Internet today in unsettling, glitchy glory. "Too Much" is built on a central lyric, "there's too much riding on that/too much, too much," with washing synths and strings filling in the architecture around a foundation of halting electronic beats. After a Kid A-breakdown in the song's fifth minute, Stevens tests our will and the spacial limitations of his music in a final movement that pits fluttering strings and horns against laser synths. He rides this impulse toward the edge, a nearly uncomfortable man-versus-machine saturation, before letting the gears spin off and cough quietly out the door.

<a href="http://sufjanstevens.bandcamp.com/track/too-much">Too Much by <span class="blsp-spelling-error" id="SPELLING_ERROR_7">Sufjan</span> Stevens</a>

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