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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Albums

RFCD 3, RFCD3 The Magnetic Fields - Distant Plastic Trees album art The Magnetic Fields Distant Plastic Trees (Album) Red Flame, Red Flame RFCD 3, RFCD3 UK 1991 Sell This Version
PoPuPoP 1 The Magnetic Fields - The Wayward Bus album art The Magnetic Fields The Wayward Bus(CD, Album) PoPuP Records PoPuPoP 1 US 1992 Sell This Version
MRG055 The Magnetic Fields - The Charm Of The Highway Strip album art The Magnetic Fields The Charm Of The Highway Strip (Album) Merge Records MRG055 US 1994 Sell This Version
FGAO #26 The Magnetic Fields - Holiday album art The Magnetic Fields Holiday (Album) Feel Good All Over FGAO #26 US 1994 Sell This Version
MRG091CD The Magnetic Fields - Get Lost album art The Magnetic Fields Get Lost (Album, Comp) Merge Records MRG091CD US 1995 Sell This Version
MRG167 The Magnetic Fields - 69 Love Songs Vol. 2 album art The Magnetic Fields 69 Love Songs Vol. 2 (Album) Merge Records MRG167 Canada 1999 Sell This Version
MRG166CD The Magnetic Fields - 69 Love Songs Vol. 1 album art The Magnetic Fields 69 Love Songs Vol. 1 (Album) Merge Records MRG166CD US 1999 Sell This Version
MRG 169 The Magnetic Fields - 69 Love Songs album art The Magnetic Fields 69 Love Songs (Album) Merge Records MRG 169 US 1999 Sell This Version
MRG 168 The Magnetic Fields - 69 Love Songs Vol. 3 album art The Magnetic Fields 69 Love Songs Vol. 3(CD, Album) Merge Records MRG 168 Canada 1999 Sell This Version
79683-2 The Magnetic Fields - I album art The Magnetic Fields I (Album) Nonesuch 79683-2 US 2004 Sell This Version
Pro 400018 The Magnetic Fields - Distortion album art The Magnetic Fields Distortion (Album) Nonesuch Pro 400018 US 2008 Sell This Version
519594-2 The Magnetic Fields - Realism album art The Magnetic Fields Realism (Album) Nonesuch 519594-2 Argentina 2010 Sell This Version
MRG439 The Magnetic Fields - Love At The Bottom Of The Sea album art The Magnetic Fields Love At The Bottom Of The Sea (Album) Merge Records MRG439 US 2012 Sell This Version
PRO 559419, 558154 The Magnetic Fields - 50 Song Memoir album art The Magnetic Fields 50 Song Memoir (Album) Nonesuch PRO 559419, 558154 US 2017 Sell This Version
075597922080 The Magnetic Fields - Quickies album art The Magnetic Fields Quickies (Album) Nonesuch 075597922080 US 2020 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Harriet 007 The Magnetic Fields - 100,000 Fireflies / Old Orchard Beach album art The Magnetic Fields 100,000 Fireflies / Old Orchard Beach Harriet Records Harriet 007 US 1991 Sell This Version
#23 The Magnetic Fields - The House Of Tomorrow EP album art The Magnetic Fields The House Of Tomorrow EP (EP) Feel Good All Over #23 US 1992 Sell This Version
Harriet 017 The Magnetic Fields - Long Vermont Roads album art The Magnetic Fields Long Vermont Roads(7") Harriet Records Harriet 017 US 1993 Sell This Version
motor-007, MOTOR 007 The Magnetic Fields - Why I Cry album art The Magnetic Fields Why I Cry(7") Motorway, Motorway motor-007, MOTOR 007 Japan 1995 Sell This Version
MRG 073, MRG073 The Magnetic Fields - All The Umbrellas In London album art The Magnetic Fields All The Umbrellas In London(7", Single) Merge Records, Merge Records MRG 073, MRG073 US 1995 Sell This Version
mrg143 The Magnetic Fields - I Don't Believe You album art The Magnetic Fields I Don't Believe You(7") Merge Records mrg143 US 1998 Sell This Version
79850-0 The Magnetic Fields - I Thought You Were My Boyfriend album art The Magnetic Fields I Thought You Were My Boyfriend (Single, EP, Maxi) Nonesuch 79850-0 US 2004 Sell This Version
none The Magnetic Fields - California Girls album art The Magnetic Fields California Girls(File, AAC, Single, 256) Nonesuch none US 2007
none The Magnetic Fields - Three-Way album art The Magnetic Fields Three-Way (Single) Nonesuch none US 2008
none The Magnetic Fields - Please Stop Dancing - EP album art The Magnetic Fields Please Stop Dancing - EP (EP, Single) Nonesuch none Europe 2008 Sell This Version