Listen: The Magnetic Fields Perform on 'Music Is Everything!' Podcast

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The Magnetic Fields are guests on the latest episode of the Sonos podcast Music Is Everything! hosted by Elia Einhorn. Stephin Merritt, Claudia Gonson, and Sam Davol perform several songs and chat with Einhorn, who says: "I'll admit, dear listener, I was glad to be wearing a mask in the studio, not just for my safety, not just for their safety, but because my face absolutely crumbled a couple of times at the power of Stephin Merritt's lyrics and emotional delivery." You can hear the session here. The band will tour the US and Canada in April.

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The Magnetic Fields are guests on the latest episode of the Sonos podcast Music Is Everything! hosted by Elia Einhorn. Stephin Merritt, Claudia Gonson, and Sam Davol perform four songs—"Born on a Train," from The Charm of the Highway Strip; "I Don't Believe in the Sun" and "The Book of Love," from 69 Love Songs; and "'71 I Think I'll Make Another World," from 50 Song Memoir—and chat with Einhorn. You can hear the session at about twenty-six minutes into the episode below.

Einhorn says: "I'll admit, dear listener, I was glad to be wearing a mask in the studio, not just for my safety, not just for their safety, but because my face absolutely crumbled a couple of times at the power of Stephin Merritt's lyrics and emotional delivery."

The Magnetic Fields will return to the road in April for a three-week tour of the United States and Canada. The twelve-city tour begins at the Tarrytown Music Hall in upstate New York on April 6, followed by stops in Northampton, Raleigh, Charlottesville, Toronto, Iowa City, Saint Paul, Seattle, Portland, Vancouver, San Francisco, and Los Angeles.

THE MAGNETIC FIELDS ON TOUR

Apr 6 Tarrytown Music Hall Tarrytown, NY
Apr 7 Calvin Theater Northampton, MA
Apr 9&10 Duke Engery Center for the Performing Arts Raleigh, NC
Apr 11 The Paramount Theater Charlottesville, VA
Apr 13 Queen Elizabeth Theatre Toronto, ON
Apr 15 Englert Civic Theatre Iowa City, IA
Apr 16 Fitzgerald Theater Saint Paul, MN
Apr 18 The Moore Theatre Seattle, WA
Apr 19&20 Aladdin Theater Portland, OR
Apr 22&23 Hollywood Theatre Vancouver, BC
Apr 25&26 Palace of FIne Arts Theatre San Francisco, CA
Apr 27 The Theatre at Ace Hotel Los Angeles, CA
     
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The Magnetice Fields: 'Music Is Everything!' podcast, January 2022

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