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Sufjan Stevens

Hit & Run Vol. 1

Catalog: SAL003
Release date: August 28, 2012
  • 7inch $$7.00 Buy
  • iTunes $$1.98 Buy
  • MP3 $$2.50 Buy

Singer-songwriter Rosie Thomas has paired up with long time friend and collaborator Sufjan Stevens for the first entry in the Hit & Run series of split 7” vinyl collaborations. Hit & Run Vol. 1 consists of Thomas’ “Where Were You?”—a thoroughly re-imagined version of the track “Where Was I” from Thomas’ new full length record With Love (out now on Sing-A-Long Records) recorded, mixed and featuring a performance by Sufjan Stevens— alongside Steven’s “Here I Am!” which in turn features vocals by Thomas.

Recorded in Brooklyn, the songs brim with questions – both lyrically stated, and implicitly begged:

“Where was I?” Where were you?” “Can you hear me?”
“Does this face mask make me look younger?”
“Could there possibly be any more auto-tune?”