The Magnetic Fields69 Love Songs

Label:Domino – REWIGLP18
6 x Vinyl, 10", Album
Box Set, Deluxe Edition, Limited Edition, Remastered
Genre:Electronic, Rock
Style:Synth-pop, Indie Rock


69 Love Songs Vol. 1
A1Absolutely Cuckoo1:34
A2I Don't Believe In The Sun4:16
A3All My Little Words2:46
A4A Chicken With Its Head Cut Off2:41
A5Reno Dakota1:05
A6I Don't Want To Get Over You2:22
B1Come Back From San Francisco2:48
B2The Luckiest Guy On The Lower East Side3:43
B3Let's Pretend We're Bunny Rabbits2:25
B4The Cactus Where Your Heart Should Be1:11
B5I Think I Need A New Heart2:32
B6The Book Of Love2:42
C1Fido, Your Leash Is Too Long2:33
C2How Fucking Romantic0:58
C3The One You Really Love2:53
C4Punk Love0:58
C5Parades Go By2:56
C6Boa Constrictor0:58
D1A Pretty Girl Is Like...1:50
D2My Sentimental Melody3:07
D3Nothing Matters When We're Dancing2:27
D4Sweet-Lovin' Man4:59
D5The Things We Did And Didn't Do2:11
69 Love Songs Vol. 2
E2Love Is Like Jazz2:56
E3When My Boy Walks Down The Street2:38
E4Time Enough For Rocking When We're Old
BassJohn Woo
E5Very Funny
Arranged ByClaudia Gonson
E6Grand Canyon2:28
E7No One Will Ever Love You3:14
F1If You Don't Cry3:07
F2You're My Only Home2:17
F3(Crazy For You But) Not That Crazy2:18
F4My Only Friend2:01
F5Promises Of Eternity
Arranged ByChris Ewen*
InstrumentsChris Ewen*
G1World Love
Arranged ByClaudia Gonson
G2Washington, D.C.1:53
G3Long-Forgotten Fairytale3:37
G4Kiss Me Like You Mean It2:01
G5Papa Was A Rodeo5:01
H1Epitaph For My Heart2:50
H2Asleep And Dreaming
Arranged ByDaniel Handler
H3The Sun Goes Down And The World Goes Dancing2:46
H4The Way You Say Good-Night2:44
H5Abigail, Belle Of Kilronan2:00
H6I Shatter3:09
69 Loves Songs Vol. 3
I2It's A Crime
Arranged ByChris Ewen*
InstrumentsChris Ewen*
I3Busby Berkeley Dreams
Arranged ByClaudia Gonson
I4I'm Sorry I Love You3:06
I5Acoustic Guitar2:37
J1The Death Of Ferdinand De Saussure3:11
J2Love In The Shadows2:54
J3Bitter Tears2:51
J4Wi' Nae Wee Bairn Ye'll Me Beget1:55
J5Yeah! Oh, Yeah!2:19
J6Experimental Music Love0:29
K2Love Is Like A Bottle Of Gin1:46
K3Queen Of The Savages2:12
K4Blue You
ThereminChris Ewen*
WhistlingClaudia Gonson
K5I Can't Touch You Anymore3:05
K6Two Kinds Of People1:10
L1How To Say Goodbye2:48
L2The Night You Can't Remember2:17
L3For We Are The King Of The Boudoir1:14
L4Strange Eyes2:01
L5Xylophone Track2:47

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  • AccordionDaniel Handler
  • Art DirectionStephin Merritt
  • Artwork [Back Booklet Cover]Brenden Hussey
  • Artwork [Box Back Cover Artwork]LD Beghtol
  • Artwork [Endpapers: TMF At WFMU]Leslie Davol
  • Artwork [Front Cover: John]Brenden Hussey
  • Artwork [TMF Logo]Michael English (2)
  • Banjo, Lead Guitar, MandolinJohn Woo
  • Cello, FluteSam Davol
  • DesignLD Beghtol
  • Engineer [Additional Engineering]Charles Newman, Chris Ewen*, Claudia Gonson, Eric Masunaga, Jon Berman
  • Engineer [Assistant Engineer]Maria Rice
  • GuitarClaudia Gonson (tracks: J5)
  • KeyboardsDaniel Handler (tracks: H2)
  • Lacquer Cut ByGuy's*
  • Layout [Layout For LP]Katy Clove
  • Liner Notes [Text]Daniel Handler
  • ManagementClaudia Gonson
  • Performer [Made By]Stephin Merritt
  • Photography By [Box Back Cover Photo]Holly McDade
  • Photography By [Vol. 1]Claudia Gonson
  • Photography By [Vol. 2]Gail O'Hara
  • Photography By [Vol. 3]Don Gonson
  • Piano, Drums, PercussionClaudia Gonson
  • Remastered By [For Vinyl]Jeff Lipton
  • SongwriterStephin Merritt
  • ViolinIda Pearle (tracks: B2)
  • VocalsClaudia Gonson (tracks: A5, D4, F1, I5, J5, L5), Dudley Klute* (tracks: B2, C2, E5, G3, I2, K4), LD Beghtol (tracks: A3, D2, E1, H4, J3, L3), Shirley Simms (tracks: B1, C6, E7, G4, G5, I4, L4)
  • Vocals [Digitech Vocalist, Roland Harmonizer], Vocoder, Guitar [Admira Classical], Twelve-String Guitar [Yamaha Acoustic-Electric 12-string], Lap Steel Guitar [National Lap Steel], Guitar [Fado Guitar], Electric Guitar [Gibson, Silvertone, Fender, (12-string) Rickenbacker & Unmarked Electrics], Electric Bass [Gibson Electric Bass], Mandolin [Harmony Mandolin], Autoharp, Zither [Marx Instruments Marxophone], Ukulele [Ukelin], Zither [Tremeloa], Ukulele [Violin-Uke], Sitar, Zither, Violin, Saw [Musical Saw], Keyboards [Kurzweil K2000 VX; Prophet 5; EML 101; Roland TB303, Super Jupiter, Juno & Vocoder Plus; Synclavier; Korg MS-10 & Poly-800; ARP Odyssey; Kawai K-1m; Yamaha CS-60 & TG1000; Moog Satellite, Ensoniq EPSm, Roland S-50 & S-550], Piano [Young Chang & Yamaha Pianos], Harmonium, Electric Piano [Wurlitzer Electric Piano], Organ [Audion Chord Organ], Drum Machine [Rhythm Units: Univox; Yamaha RX& & RX 21; Roland DR660, TR505, TR707, TR727; Select-a-Rhythm; Omnichord; Hand-drawn Waveforms In Audiomedia], Recorder [Yamaha & Unmarked Recorders], Ocarina, Whistle [Pennywhistle], Synthesizer [Maestro Wind Synthesizer], Melodica [Hohner Melodica], Jug [Paul Revere Jug], Drums [Gato Rumba Box], Xylophone [Cosmic Percussion Xylophone], Kalimba [Don Diego & Unmarked Kalimbas], Drums [Radio Shack 75-in-One Project Kit, Gretsch Drum Kit], Cymbal [Zildjian Cymbals], Rainstick, Chimes, Maracas, Congas, Bongos, Triangle, Bells, Tambourine, Washboard [MorValu Washboard], Steel Drums, Shaker [Chicken Shakers], Finger Cymbals, Percussion [Springs & Slinky Guitar, Pipes, Bamboo Harp, Spirit Chaser], Bells [Sleighbell], Finger Snaps, Percussion [thunder Sheet], Cabasa, Cowbell, GongStephin Merritt
  • Vocals [Sung By]Stephin Merritt


Edition of 1000 including 24-page booklet and digital download.

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