The Magnetic Fields

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The Magnetic Fields (named after the André Breton novel Les Champs Magnétiques) is an American indie pop group founded and led by Stephin Merritt. He is the group's primary songwriter, producer and vocalist, as well as frequent multi-instrumentalist. The Magnetic Fields is essentially a vehicle for Merritt's songwriting, along with various side-projects, such as The 6ths, Future Bible Heroes and The Gothic Archies. While the particular musical style of the band is usually as malleable as Merritt's songwriting, its songs are commonly attributed to pop genres and subgenres: synthpop, indie pop, and noise pop. The band is often also cited as being recognizable by Merritt's lyrics, often about love and often with irregular or neutral gender roles, that are by turns ironic, tongue-in-cheek, bitter, and humorous.
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RFCD 3, RFCD3 Distant Plastic Trees — The Magnetic Fields The Magnetic Fields Distant Plastic Trees (Album) Red Flame, Red Flame RFCD 3, RFCD3 UK 1991 Sell This Version
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PoPuPoP 1 The Wayward Bus — The Magnetic Fields The Magnetic Fields The Wayward Bus(CD, Album) PoPuP Records PoPuPoP 1 US 1992 Sell This Version
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MRG055 The Charm Of The Highway Strip — The Magnetic Fields The Magnetic Fields The Charm Of The Highway Strip (Album) Merge Records MRG055 US 1994 Sell This Version
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FGAO #26 Holiday — The Magnetic Fields The Magnetic Fields Holiday (Album) Feel Good All Over FGAO #26 US 1994 Sell This Version
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MRG091CD Get Lost — The Magnetic Fields The Magnetic Fields Get Lost (Album, Comp) Merge Records MRG091CD US 1995 Sell This Version
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MRG167 69 Love Songs Vol. 2 — The Magnetic Fields The Magnetic Fields 69 Love Songs Vol. 2 (Album) Merge Records MRG167 Canada 1999 Sell This Version
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MRG166CD 69 Love Songs Vol. 1 — The Magnetic Fields The Magnetic Fields 69 Love Songs Vol. 1 (Album) Merge Records MRG166CD US 1999 Sell This Version
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MRG 169 69 Love Songs — The Magnetic Fields The Magnetic Fields 69 Love Songs (Album) Merge Records MRG 169 Canada 1999 Sell This Version
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MRG 168 69 Love Songs Vol. 3 — The Magnetic Fields The Magnetic Fields 69 Love Songs Vol. 3(CD, Album) Merge Records MRG 168 Canada 1999 Sell This Version
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79683-2 I — The Magnetic Fields The Magnetic Fields I (Album) Nonesuch 79683-2 US 2004 Sell This Version
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PRO 400018 Distortion — The Magnetic Fields The Magnetic Fields Distortion (Album) Nonesuch PRO 400018 US 2008 Sell This Version
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none Realism — The Magnetic Fields The Magnetic Fields Realism (Album) Nonesuch none US 2010 Sell This Version
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MRG439 ADVANCE Love At The Bottom Of The Sea — The Magnetic Fields The Magnetic Fields Love At The Bottom Of The Sea (Album) Merge Records MRG439 ADVANCE US 2012 Sell This Version
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PRO 559419, 558154 50 Song Memoir — The Magnetic Fields The Magnetic Fields 50 Song Memoir (Album) Nonesuch PRO 559419, 558154 US 2017 Sell This Version
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075597922080 Quickies — The Magnetic Fields The Magnetic Fields Quickies (Album) Nonesuch 075597922080 US 2020 Sell This Version
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Singles & EPs

Harriet 007 100,000 Fireflies / Old Orchard Beach — The Magnetic Fields The Magnetic Fields 100,000 Fireflies / Old Orchard Beach Harriet Records Harriet 007 US 1991 Sell This Version
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#23 The House Of Tomorrow EP — The Magnetic Fields The Magnetic Fields The House Of Tomorrow EP (EP) Feel Good All Over #23 US 1992 Sell This Version
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Harriet 017 Long Vermont Roads — The Magnetic Fields The Magnetic Fields Long Vermont Roads(7") Harriet Records Harriet 017 US 1993 Sell This Version
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motor-007, MOTOR 007 Why I Cry — The Magnetic Fields The Magnetic Fields Why I Cry(7") Motorway, Motorway motor-007, MOTOR 007 Japan 1995 Sell This Version
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MRG 073, MRG073 All The Umbrellas In London — The Magnetic Fields The Magnetic Fields All The Umbrellas In London(7", Single) Merge Records, Merge Records MRG 073, MRG073 US 1995 Sell This Version
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mrg143 I Don't Believe You — The Magnetic Fields The Magnetic Fields I Don't Believe You(7") Merge Records mrg143 US 1998 Sell This Version
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none I Thought You Were My Boyfriend — The Magnetic Fields The Magnetic Fields I Thought You Were My Boyfriend (Single, EP, Maxi) Nonesuch none UK 2004 Sell This Version
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none California Girls — The Magnetic Fields The Magnetic Fields California Girls(File, AAC, Single, 256) Nonesuch none US 2007
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none Three-Way — The Magnetic Fields The Magnetic Fields Three-Way (Single) Nonesuch none US 2008
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none Please Stop Dancing - EP — The Magnetic Fields The Magnetic Fields Please Stop Dancing - EP (EP, Single) Nonesuch none Europe 2008 Sell This Version