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Sufjan Stevens
Covers R.E.M.'s 'The One I Love'

In this video shot at the Primavera Sound festival in Barcelona over the weekend, Sufjan Stevens played R.E.M.'s classic hit "The One I Love" as a sad, simple folk song. While Michael Stipe sings the one-word chorus – "FIRE!" – with great angst and desperation, Stevens delivers that part like a quiet, gentle prayer. It's a subtle, compelling performance.


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