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Sufjan Stevens – Did I Make You Cry On Christmas Day? (2006)


Sufjan Stevens Christmas

In 2006, Sufjan Stevens went several steps further than the F’lips when he released his ‘Christmas gift to us all’, the five-volume Songs For Christmas. On Volume 4 ‘Joy’, he features his whimsical banjo-laden song  “Did I Make You Cry On Christmas Day? (Well, You Deserved It!)”. It sounds like the sad end of a relationship, but the brackets hint at something else. “I didn’t mean to yell, I said I couldn’t tell. I only grabbed your wrist, or would you rather we kissed?”

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