Singer/songwriter most famous for his Illinois album, which includes the hit "Chicago." His 2003 album, Greetings from Michigan, and his 2015 release, Carrie & Lowell, also received critical acclaim.
After graduating from Hope College in Michigan, he received a Master of Fine Arts degree from New York City's The New School. He released his debut album, A Sun Came, in 2000.
His fourth album, Seven Swans, incorporates spiritual and theological themes.
He grew up in Detroit and Petoskey, Michigan, and later settled in New York City. His brother, Marzuki Stevens, became a successful marathon runner.
Songwriter and music producer Tim Walsh engineered two of Stevens' albums: All Delighted People and The Age of Adz.