The Greatest Gift is due on October 20

Sufjan Stevens has previewed some previously-unreleased music from his upcoming mixtape.

A new Instagram post from his label, Asthmatic Kitty, shows a test cassette of Stevens’ upcoming mixtape, The Greatest Gift.

Test cassette of Sufjan's next release, The Greatest Gift Mixtape 🎁 Out October 20th! 💫

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The release – his first full solo output since the 2015 album Carrie & Lowell – will feature outtakes and demos from those 2015 album sessions, as well as new remixes.

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