‘The Ascension’, the eighth solo studio album from singer, songwriter and composer Sufjan Stevens — and the long awaited follow-up to ‘Carrie & Lowell’ — is set for release Friday, September 25 on Asthmatic Kitty Records via Inertia Music.

The strictly limited edition ‘indies only’ first pressing comes on 2-LP clear vinyl in tip-on gatefold sleeve and includes a 16-page booklet of original drawings by Sufjan himself!