Sufjan Stevens' whispery Oscars performance & wild outfit result in hilarious memes

Sufjan Stevens graced the Oscars stage last night (March 4) to perform his emotionally charged hit “Mystery Of Love” from Call Me By Your Name, which was nominated for best original song. While he was accompanied by St. Vincent and others, his outfit was the one that stole the spotlight -- at least when it came to reactions on social media.

Wearing a candy-striped blazer, all eyes were on Stevens as he softly sang the heart-wrenching track. Of course, many found the outfit to be hilarious, perhaps because he is the only person on Earth who could pull it off.

Naturally, many memes followed the performance, thanks to both the outfit and the elusive Stevens -- who is known for being rather shy and staying away from the spotlight -- appearing on stage at the ceremony. Although fans clearly loved his appearance, some were also upset over the short length of the performance, as well as his Oscar loss. Check out some of the reactions below.

Reactions to Sufjan Stevens' Oscars performance
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Reactions to Sufjan Stevens' Oscars performance
tonight is the first time sufjan stevens has taken a physical form instead of wafting through the air as the wisp o…
whatever sufjan doesn’t need your oscar he’s too busy joining the cosmos
the two genders: sufjan in a fish jacket and goth st vincent
sufjan stevens: oh to see without my eyes,- me:
if there were any justice in this world, Sufjan Stevens’ pink dragon blazer would become the new Ryan Gosling scorpion jacket. #oscars
sufjan just rode out on a heron, quiet tears but excited to return to nest for sleep
sufjan stevens may not have won the oscar but i got to see him on an HD TV wearing a striped suit and singing the p…
And the winner is: Sufjan Stevens’ jacket. 💖
can we cancel the Oscars and turn the ceremony into a Sufjan Stevens concert?
Every time Sufjan Stevens opens his mouth I retreat to the woods to whittle a stick and cry looking at the stars
BB8 was on stage longer than Sufjan.
Yum. #Oscars

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