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Distortion

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Three-Way
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California Girls
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Old Fools
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Xavier Says
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Mr. Mistletoe
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Please Stop Dancing
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Drive on, Driver
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Too Drunk to Dream
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Till the Bitter End
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I'll Dream Alone
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The Nun's Litany
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Zombie Boy
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Courtesans
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Total Tracks: 13   Total Length: 38:38

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Sam Adams writes for the Los Angeles Times, the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Onion A.V. Club, Time Out New York, Time Out Chicago, Cowbell and the Philadelphia Ci...more »

07.28.11
Marrying analog fuzz and insistent melody
2008 | Label: Nonesuch

Stephin Merritt seems to function best within self-imposed confines, whether it’s the overarching concept of 69 Love Songs or the stylistic boundaries of his many musical personae. But he’s never set himself a task quite as determinative as on the Magnetic Fields’ Distortion, whose 13 tracks are characterized by cranked guitars and drums that sound as if they were recorded in the wash of a jet engine. There hasn’t been an album to so… read more »

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