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The Magnetic Fields’ Stephin Merritt is on BBC World Service’s Music Life with Beirut's Zach Condon and Blondie's Debbie Harry and Chris Stein. They discuss artistic self-expression, the influence of location on songwriting, and what unexpected musical genres have inspired them. You can hear it here. The Magnetic Fields, who just completed a European tour, will tour the US with songs from 69 Love Songs next year for the album's 25th anniversary. Their 2004 Nonesuch debut album, i, was released on vinyl for the first time this past spring.

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The Magnetic FieldsStephin Merritt is on the latest episode of BBC World Service’s Music Life along with Beirut's Zach Condon and Blondie's Debbie Harry and Chris Stein. They discuss artistic self-expression, the influence of location on songwriting, and what unexpected musical genres have inspired them. You can hear their conversation via Spotify and Apple Music here:

The Magnetic Fields have just completed a fifteen-concert European tour, with shows in Spain, France, Belgium, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Türkiye, Greece, and Austria. They will tour the US with songs from 69 Love Songs next year in celebration of the album's 25th anniversary, with multiple shows in North Adams, Boston, New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles, and San Francisco; you can find details and get tickets here. The Magnetic Fields' 2004 Nonesuch debut album, i, was released on vinyl for the first time in a limited-edition, gold-colored LP this past spring; you can get it here.

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Stephin Merritt: BBC World Service's 'Music Life,' December 2024
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    Listen: Stephin Merritt on BBC World Service’s ‘Music Life’
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    The Magnetic FieldsStephin Merritt is on the latest episode of BBC World Service’s Music Life along with Beirut's Zach Condon and Blondie's Debbie Harry and Chris Stein. They discuss artistic self-expression, the influence of location on songwriting, and what unexpected musical genres have inspired them. You can hear their conversation via Spotify and Apple Music here:

    The Magnetic Fields have just completed a fifteen-concert European tour, with shows in Spain, France, Belgium, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Türkiye, Greece, and Austria. They will tour the US with songs from 69 Love Songs next year in celebration of the album's 25th anniversary, with multiple shows in North Adams, Boston, New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles, and San Francisco; you can find details and get tickets here. The Magnetic Fields' 2004 Nonesuch debut album, i, was released on vinyl for the first time in a limited-edition, gold-colored LP this past spring; you can get it here.

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