69 Love Songs [Box] by Magnetic Fields
Each CD in this box set is also available separately on Merge (166, 167 & 168). The Magnetic Fields: Stephin Merritt (vocals, acoustic,... Read More
Each CD in this box set is also available separately on Merge (166, 167 & 168). The Magnetic Fields: Stephin Merritt (vocals, acoustic, electric, classical, & steel guitars, ukelele, mandolin, violin, penny whistle, recorder, melodica, acoustic & electric pianos, organ, keyboards, synthesizer, acoustic & electric percussion); Claudia Gonson (vocals, guitar, piano, drums, percussion, whistling); John Woo (guitar, banjo, mandolin, bass); Sam Davol (cello, flute); Daniel Handler (accordion, keyboards). Additional personnel: LD Beghtol (vocals, harmonium); Dudley Klute, Shirley Simms (vocals); Chris Ewen (various instruments, Theremin); Ida Pearle (violin). Engineers include: Charles Newman, Chris Ewen, Claudia Gonson. Includes a 76-page booklet. Personnel: Claudia Gonson (vocals, piano, drums, percussion); Shirley Simms, Dudley Klute (vocals); John Woo (guitar, banjo, mandolin, cello, flute, accordion). Recording information: Mother West; Polar Mother And Sonics; Polar West. Arranger: Claudia Gonson. Origin... Minimize
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|Number of Discs||3|
|Genre||Rock and Pop|
|Release Date||September 07, 1999|
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|Song List: Disc 3|
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Product Review Summary
13 Reviews from Epinions.com
Apr 16, 2004
Pros: a work of genius
Apr 5, 2006
"Some of it is just transcendental...
Pros: Clever wordplay. An astonishing number of great songs.
Cons: Occasionally too clever. Those few songs that you just won't be able to stand
May 16, 2001
"The Book Of Love"
Pros: Impressive variety. Innovative lyrics. A pop album that dares to be different.
Cons: Tendency to overdo sentimental feeling
May 7, 2003
Love, Music, Wine and Revolution!
Pros: Beautiful, Well crafted Indie Pop Songwriting.
Cons: Too show-tuney at times.
Jan 20, 2000
big box o' love
Pros: impressive variety of witty and wistful love songs
Cons: the occasional obnoxious track you want to skip Read More at Epinions.com
Jun 7, 2001
More than the title entails
Pros: Put's the "Fun" back into fundamentalism (That's a joke--I don't really mean that)
Cons: Can't think of any
Dec 11, 1999
Drawn to the Magnetic Fields
Pros: Catchy, poppy, songs for helpless romantics
Cons: Not for homophobes, metal heads, or anyone who hates synth-pop Read More at Epinions.com
Aug 16, 2000
A Masterpiece- Instant Pop Classic.
Pros: The best pop music you'll hear this year, and maybe all decade.
Cons: A more organic style than past albums, which may deter some. Read More at Epinions.com
Dec 27, 1999