Though indie-folk troubadour and fey highwayman Sufjan Stevens isn’t for everyone, he is definitely for the Internet: the artist’s surprise release of a full EP’s worth of music today has left Twitter on its back, sighing in platonic, overwhelming, cuddly satisfaction. As always, we come not to mock, but to understand, and so we took to the social media platform to observe Stevens fans in their natural habitat. They turn out to be quite a passionate bunch:
Like Kanye West, many Sufjan fans smashed through that whole oblivious/self-aware paradox a long time ago.
What is one of these things without a visit from the Chillwave God?