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

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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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