Stephin Merritt ‎– Obscurities

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Domino ‎– WIGLP282
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A1 Stephin Merritt Forever And A Day
Engineer – Charles Newman
A2 The Magnetic Fields Rats In The Garbage Of The Western World
A3 The Magnetic Fields I Don't Believe You
A4 Buffalo Rome Plant White Roses
Guitar – Shirley SimmsVoice – Shirley Simms
A5 The 6ths Rot In The Sun
A6 The Magnetic Fields The Sun And The Sea And The Sky
A7 The 6ths Yet Another Girl
Drums – Claudia GonsonVoice – Stuart Moxham
B1 Stephin Merritt Scream (Till You Make The Scene)
B2 Stephin Merritt The Song From Venus
Engineer – Charles Newman
B3 The Magnetic Fields Beach-A-Boop-Boop
Drums – Claudia GonsonWritten-By – Shirley Simms, Stephin Merritt
B4 The Magnetic Fields When I'm Not Looking, You're Not There
B5 The Magnetic Fields Take Ecstasy With Me
Vocals – Susan Anway
B6 Stephin Merritt When You're Young And In Love
Backing Vocals – Claudia GonsonEngineer – Charles Newman
B7 The Gothic Archies You Are Not My Mother And I Want To Go Home

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A career-spanning collection of B-sides, rarities and unreleased material from 1989-2011.

Track A1: From "The Song From Venus," an unfinished musical by Stephin Merritt and Daniel Handler.
Track A2: B-side of the "All The Umbrellas In London" 7-inch single.
Track A3: 7-inch single (version).
Track A4: From the "Cooking With The Priests," K Records cassette.
Track A5: B-side of the "Heaven In A Black Leather Jacket" 7-inch single.
Track A6: Previously unreleased.
Track A7: From the limited edition "Wasps' Nests" vinyl box set.
Track B1: Previously unreleased.
Track B2: From "The Song From Venus," an unfinished musical by Stephin Merritt and Daniel Handler.
Track B3: B-side of the "Long Vermont Roads" 7-inch single.
Track B4: B-side of the "I Don't Believe You" 7-inch single.
Track B5: From the "Oh, Merge" compilation.
Track B6: From "The Song From Venus," an unfinished musical by Stephin Merritt and Daniel Handler.
Track B7: From the Neil Gaiman audiobook "Coraline" HarperCollins Publishers.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5034202028215
  • Matrix / Runout (runout side A (etched)): WIGLP 282 A-1 Gwy's ELECTRIC
  • Matrix / Runout (runout side B (etched)): WIGLP 282 B-1

Other Versions (5 of 6) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
MRG430 Stephin Merritt Obscurities(LP, Comp) Merge Records MRG430 US 2011 Sell This Version
MRG430 Stephin Merritt Obscurities(CD, Comp) Merge Records MRG430 US 2011 Sell This Version
WIGCD282P Stephin Merritt Obscurities(CD, Comp, Promo) Domino WIGCD282P UK 2011 Sell This Version
6800012 Stephin Merritt Obscurities(CD, Comp) Domino 6800012 Australia 2011 Sell This Version
MRG430 ADVANCE Stephin Merritt Obscurities(CD, Comp, Promo, adv) Merge Records MRG430 ADVANCE US 2011 Sell This Version

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