Sufjan Stevens has finally released his 2007 track “Lonely Man Of Winter”. The track had previously only been shared with one fan back in 2007 as part of Stevens’ “Xmas Song Xchange Contest”.

The single also contains a recording of “Every Day Is Christmas” written by Alec Duffy for his winning entry into the competition in 2007. The single will be released on vinyl on December 7th via Asthmatic Kitty. All proceeds from the single go to Duffy’s non-profit venue in New York JACK.

Watch: Sufjan Stevens – “Lonely Man Of Winter”


When Duffy received the track in 2007 he held several listening parties for fans, but otherwise it has not be publicly available until now. Stevens also released his “Songs For Christmas” album on vinyl for the first time today.

Related: Someone Found Sufjan Stevens’ Creepy Scrapped Debut In A Dumpster

Earlier this year he was invited to become a member ofThe Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
after his soundtrack work for Call Me By Your Name was nominated for an Oscar. Check out “Visions Of Gideon” from the soundtrack below.

Watch: Sufjan Stevens – “Visions Of Gideon”