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The Magnetic Fields

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The Magnetic Fields

The Magnetic Fields has been played over 10 times on NTS, first on 19 September 2017. The Magnetic Fields's music has been featured on 9 episodes.

The Magnetic Fields is a New York-based group fronted by Stephin Merritt. Recent albums released under the name "The Magnetic Fields" usually consist of synth-pop music in a 1980s style underlying clever lyrics which are often heavily ironic. While synth-pop often forms the foundation of their music, The Magnetic Fields' music borrows from many other styles, notably country, folk and indie pop.

The band was originally formed in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1990 by friends Merritt and (percussionist/pianist/vocalist) Claudia Gonson. While…

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'81 How To Play The Synthesizer
The Magnetic Fields
Nonesuch2017
'81 How To Play The Synthesizer
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The Book Of Love
The Magnetic Fields
Merge Records1999
The Book Of Love
The Magnetic FieldsMerge Records1999
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Nothing Matters When We're Dancing
The Magnetic Fields
Merge Records1999
Nothing Matters When We're Dancing
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I Don't Want To Get Over You
The Magnetic Fields
Merge Records1999
I Don't Want To Get Over You
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Tokyo Á Go-Go
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Merge Records1994
Tokyo Á Go-Go
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If You Don't Cry
The Magnetic Fields
Merge Records1999
If You Don't Cry
The Magnetic FieldsMerge Records1999
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The Book Of Love
The Magnetic Fields
Merge Records1999
The Book Of Love
The Magnetic FieldsMerge Records1999
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'01 Have You Seen It In The Snow?
The Magnetic Fields
Nonesuch2017
'01 Have You Seen It In The Snow?
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'84 Danceteria!
The Magnetic Fields
Nonesuch2017
'84 Danceteria!
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'72 Eye Contact
The Magnetic Fields
Nonesuch2017
'72 Eye Contact
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