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Music Review

69 Love Songs

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Details Lead Performance: The Magnetic Fields

After pondering holidays and highways (as the Magnetic Fields), recording a tribute to himself (as the 6ths), and other projects (Future Bible Heroes, etc.), Stephin Merritt's three-CD indie epic addresses the greatest subject of all. Here are 69 elegant observations by a pop master, employing myriad genres, instruments, and neuroses. All charm, but by set's end, you're ready for more. A

Originally posted Nov 19, 1999 Published in issue #513 Nov 19, 1999 Order article reprints

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