Watch: Seven Awesome Promo Videos for Sufjan Stevens’ “Silver & Gold”

Starring Stevens, Jeff Shoop, and Rosie Thomas

Nov 20, 2012
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Sufjan Stevens truly regards Christmas as the season of giving. On top of releasing his holiday song box set Silver & Gold, packing it with a massive 80-page booklet, coloring book, Christmas ornament, stickers, posters, and temporary tattoos, the prolific singer/songwriter has joined up with married musical duo Jeff Shoop and Rosie Thomas to create the "Friendship Slay Ride" series, seven promotional videos that are as incredible as they are insanely bizarre. 

Running the gamut of mocking local law firm commercials, monster truck rallies, late night infomercials, and workout videos, a few clips even feature Thomas' stand-up alter-ego Sheila Saputo (who will open for Stevens on his upcoming tour). 

Click below to get a glimpse at Stevens' excellent sense of humor.

"Silver and Gold Informercial":

"Betwixt Two Furs":

"Monster Trucks":

"It's Just Sheila":

"Law Office":

"Sheila Campaign":

"Friendship Sleigh Ride":

    

 

Sufjan Steven Tour Dates:

11-23 Philadelphia, PA - 
Union Transfer *
11-24 Washington, DC - 
9:30 Club *
11-25 Saxapahaw, NC - 
The Haw River Ballroom *
11-26 Athens, GA - 
The Georgia Theatre *
11-27 Chattanooga, TN - 
Track 29 *
11-28 Oxford, MS - 
The Lyric Oxford *
11-30 Dallas, TX - 
Granada Theater *
12-01 Austin, TX - 
Emo's East *
12-03 Tucson, AZ - 
Rialto Theatre *
12-04 Los Angeles, CA - 
The Fonda Theatre (formerly The Music Box) *
12-05 San Francisco, CA - 
Great American Music Hall *
12-06 Portland, OR - 
Aladdin Theater *
12-08 Seattle, WA - 
Neptune Theatre *
12-09 Missoula, MT - 
Wilma Theatre *
12-12 Minneapolis, MN - 
Mill City Nights (Formerly The Brick) *
12-13 Milwaukee, WI - 
Turner Hall *
12-14 Indianapolis, IN - 
Deluxe @ Old National Centre *
12-15 Chicago, IL - 
Metro *
12-16 Cleveland, OH - 
Beachland Ballroom *
12-18 Buffalo, NY - 
Asbury Hall @ Babeville *
12-19 Providence, RI - 
Fete *
12-20 Boston, MA - 
Royale *
12-21 New York, NY - 
Bowery Ballroom *
12-22 New York, NY - 
Bowery Ballroom *
* with Sheila Saputo

(www.asthmatickitty.com)

 



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