The Magnetic Fields - 5 Selections From 50 Song Memoir mp3 flac
While not a full commitment to its titular concept, 50 Song Memoir is The Magnetic Fields' most charming and ambitious album in over a decade.
Earlier this year, Magnetic Fields announced that they’d be releasing a new 50-track album titled 50 Song Memoir. This isn’t that wild a stunt for Stephin Merritt and company, considering they released 69 Love Songs back in 1999. The new album is more personal for Merritt, however, since each song covers one year of his 50-year lifetime (as of his fiftieth birthday, when he began writing these songs)
The Magnetic Fields is a moniker for the mastermind behind the name: Stephen Merritt. Though TMF is Merritt’s most popular group, he has several other bands and collaborations, including The Gothic Archies whom he works with fiction writer, Daniel Handler (who has also provided accordion to Merritt’s work from time to time)
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The Magnetic Fields-50 Song Memoir-5CD-2017-MTD. 1. The Magnetic Fields – ’66: Wonder Where I’m From 2. The Magnetic Fields – ’67: Come Back as a Cockroach 3. The Magnetic Fields – ’68: A Cat Called Dionysus 4. The Magnetic Fields – ’69: Judy Garland 5. The Magnetic Fields – ’70: They’re Killing Children 6. The Magnetic Fields – ’71: I Think I’ll Make Another 7. The Magnetic Fields – ’72: Eye Contact.
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Great album titles serve as skeleton keys to deeper understanding of the themes explored in the music. Nevermind echoed the fatalist sigh of Nirvana’s 1991 calling card Smells Like Teen Spirit and the ennui clouding Kurt Cobain’s emotional thermostat. To Pimp a Butterfly illustrated the war between integrity and celebrity broiling inside of Kendrick Lamar throughout his 2015 opus. In his flagship outfit, the Magnetic Fields, New York singer-songwriter and t Stephin Merritt has used album titles as ground rules for writing exercises. Charm of the Highway Strip, from 1995,.
50 Song Memoir is as much the story of Stephin Merritt’s life as it is a love letter to song. It is a certifiable masterpiece and one that music lovers ‘round the world will not soon forget. By virtue of its lyrical openness and the fact that the album cycles through more than 100 instruments, 50 Song Memoir, despite having fewer tracks, eclipses 69 Love Songs in terms of its ambition.
Watch: The Magnetic Fields Perform from "50 Song Memoir" on New Sounds' "Soundcheck". The Magnetic Fields' Stephin Merritt and Sam Davol were on New Sounds' Soundcheck. Nonesuch Records releases the Magnetic Fields’ 50 Song Memoir on March 10, 2017. The five-CD, five-LP set chronicles the 50 years of songwriter Stephin Merritt’s life with one song per year; it was produced by Stephin Merritt with additional production by Thomas Bartlett and Charles Newman. On tour, the Magnetic Fields perform the 50 Song Memoir over two nights per city, beginning Friday and Saturday, November 18 and 19, 2016, at MASS MoCA in North Adams, MA, and continuing at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) on December 2 and 3. Further dates begin in spring 2017.
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