The Magnetic Fields - 69 Love Songs

The Magnetic Fields - 69 Love Songs

The Magnetic Fields - 69 Love Songs Singer: The Magnetic Fields
Title: 69 Love Songs
Size MP3 rar: 1390 mb.
Size FLAC rar: 1903 mb.
Rating: 4.1/5
Votes: 335
Label: Merge Records ‎– MRG 169
Type: 6 x Vinyl, 10", Album, Limited Edition, Remastered
Country: US
Date of released: 06 Nov 2015
Category: Electronic, Rock
Style: Synth-pop, Indie Rock

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69 Love Songs Vol. 1
A1 Absolutely Cuckoo 1:34
A2 I Don't Believe In The Sun 4:16
A3 All My Little Words 2:46
A4 A Chicken With Its Head Cut Off 2:41
A5 Reno Dakota 1:05
A6 I Don't Want To Get Over You 2:22
B1 Come Back From San Francisco 2:48
B2 The Luckiest Guy On The Lower East Side 3:43
B3 Let's Pretend We're Bunny Rabbits 2:25
B4 The Cactus Where Your Heart Should Be 1:11
B5 I Think I Need A New Heart 2:32
B6 The Book Of Love 2:42
C1 Fido, Your Leash Is Too Long 2:33
C2 How Fucking Romantic 0:58
C3 The One You Really Love 2:53
C4 Punk Love 0:58
C5 Parades Go By 2:56
C6 Boa Constrictor 0:58
D1 A Pretty Girl Is Like... 1:50
D2 My Sentimental Melody 3:07
D3 Nothing Matters When We're Dancing 2:27
D4 Sweet-Lovin' Man 4:59
D5 The Things We Did And Didn't Do 2:11
69 Love Songs Vol. 2
E1 Roses 0:27
E2 Love Is Like Jazz 2:56
E3 When My Boy Walks Down The Street 2:38
E4 Time Enough For Rocking When We're Old
Bass – John Woo
E5 Very Funny
Arranged By – Claudia Gonson
E6 Grand Canyon 2:28
E7 No One Will Ever Love You 3:14
F1 If You Don't Cry 3:07
F2 You're My Only Home 2:17
F3 (Crazy For You But) Not That Crazy 2:18
F4 My Only Friend 2:01
F5 Promises Of Eternity
Arranged By – Chris Ewen*Instruments – Chris Ewen*
G1 World Love
Arranged By – Claudia Gonson
G2 Washington, D.C. 1:53
G3 Long-Forgotten Fairytale 3:37
G4 Kiss Me Like You Mean It 2:01
G5 Papa Was A Rodeo 5:01
H1 Epitaph For My Heart 2:50
H2 Asleep And Dreaming
Arranged By – Daniel Handler
H3 The Sun Goes Down And The World Goes Dancing 2:46
H4 The Way You Say Good-Night 2:44
H5 Abigail, Belle Of Kilronan 2:00
H6 I Shatter 3:09
69 Loves Songs Vol. 3
I1 Underwear 2:49
I2 It's A Crime
Arranged By – Chris Ewen*Instruments – Chris Ewen*
I3 Busby Berkeley Dreams
Arranged By – Claudia Gonson
I4 I'm Sorry I Love You 3:06
I5 Acoustic Guitar 2:37
J1 The Death Of Ferdinand De Saussure 3:11
J2 Love In The Shadows 2:54
J3 Bitter Tears 2:51
J4 Wi' Nae Wee Bairn Ye'll Me Beget 1:55
J5 Yeah! Oh, Yeah! 2:19
J6 Experimental Music Love 0:29
K1 Meaningless 2:08
K2 Love Is Like A Bottle Of Gin 1:46
K3 Queen Of The Savages 2:12
K4 Blue You
Theremin – Chris Ewen*Whistling – Claudia Gonson
K5 I Can't Touch You Anymore 3:05
K6 Two Kinds Of People 1:10
L1 How To Say Goodbye 2:48
L2 The Night You Can't Remember 2:17
L3 For We Are The King Of The Boudoir 1:14
L4 Strange Eyes 2:01
L5 Xylophone Track 2:47
L6 Zebra 2:15

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Merge Records
  • Copyright (c) – Merge Records
  • Copyright (c) – Stephin Merritt
  • Published By – Gay And Loud
  • Recorded At – Polar West
  • Recorded At – Mother West Studios
  • Recorded At – Polar Mother
  • Recorded At – Sonics
  • Remastered At – Peerless Mastering


  • Accordion – Daniel Handler
  • Art Direction – Stephin 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
  • Banjo, Lead Guitar, Mandolin – John Woo
  • Cello, Flute – Sam Davol
  • Design – LD Beghtol
  • Engineer [Additional Engineering] – Charles Newman, Chris Ewen*, Claudia Gonson, Eric Masunaga, Jon Berman
  • Engineer [Assistant Engineer] – Maria Rice
  • Guitar – Claudia Gonson (tracks: J5)
  • Keyboards – Daniel Handler (tracks: H2)
  • Layout [Layout For LP] – Katy Clove
  • Liner Notes [Text] – Daniel Handler
  • Management – Claudia 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, Percussion – Claudia Gonson
  • Remastered By [For Vinyl] – Jeff Lipton
  • Songwriter – Stephin Merritt
  • Violin – Ida Pearle (tracks: B2)
  • Vocals – Claudia 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, Gong – Stephin Merritt
  • Vocals [Sung By] – Stephin Merritt


℗ & © 1999 Merge Records
All songs © 1999 Stephin Merritt

Recorded at Polar West, Mother West, Polar Mother and Sonics.
Re-Mastered for vinyl at Peerless Mastering, Boston, MA.

The limited-edition 10-inch box set includes six records housed in a sturdy slipcase along with a full-size, 24-page color booklet featuring liner notes written by author Daniel Handler, a.k.a. Lemony Snicket. Includes a download code.

This is the regular retail version.
Track durations not listed on release.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 6 73855 01691 7
  • Matrix / Runout (Disk 1: Side A): MRG169-1 A RE3
  • Matrix / Runout (Disk 1: Side B): MRG169-1-B re2
  • Matrix / Runout (Disk 2: Side A): MRG169-2-A RE1
  • Matrix / Runout (Disk 2: Side B): MRG169-2 B RE1
  • Matrix / Runout (Disk 3: Side A): MRG169-3-A RE1
  • Matrix / Runout (Disk 3: Side B): MRG169-3-B RE1
  • Matrix / Runout (Disk 4: Side A): MRG169-4-A RE1
  • Matrix / Runout (Disk 4: Side B): MRG169-4-B RE1
  • Matrix / Runout (Disk 5: Side A): MRG169-5-A RE1
  • Matrix / Runout (Disk 5: Side B): MRG169-5-B RE1
  • Matrix / Runout (Disk 6: Side A): MRG169-6-A RE-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Disk 6: Side B): MRG169-6-B RE1
  • Rights Society: ASCAP

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
MRG 169 The Magnetic Fields 69 Love Songs ‎(3xCD + Box, Album) Merge Records MRG 169 US 1999
MRG169LP The Magnetic Fields 69 Love Songs ‎(6x10", Album, Ltd, RM) Merge Records MRG169LP US 2010
MRG169R The Magnetic Fields 69 Love Songs ‎(2x10", Red + 2x10", Bla + 2x10", Cle + Album, Ltd,) Merge Records MRG169R US 2015
WMINCD019, 7243 5 30835 2 6 The Magnetic Fields 69 Love Songs ‎(3xCD, Album) W. Minc, Virgin WMINCD019, 7243 5 30835 2 6 Australia 2000
REWIGCD 18 The Magnetic Fields 69 Love Songs ‎(3xCD, Album, RE) Domino REWIGCD 18 Europe 2004