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    Watch: The Magnetic Fields Release "Kraftwerk in a Blackout" from Upcoming Album, "Quickies"

    The Magnetic Fields have released "Kraftwerk in a Blackout," a new song from their forthcoming album, Quickies, due digitally on May 15, on five vinyl EPs May 29, and a single CD on June 19 via Nonesuch Records. Quickies features twenty-eight new short songs by Stephin Merritt, ranging in length from thirteen seconds to two minutes and thirty-five seconds. You can download "Kraftwerk in a Blackout" now when you pre-order the album here, and watch the video, by Robert Edridge-Waks, below:

    Pre-orders of Quickies also include a download of the previously released song “The Day the Politicians Died." Nonesuch Store pre-orders of the vinyl box set and CD also include an exclusive, limited-edition print autographed by Merritt.

    Quickies features Merritt and other Magnetic Fields band members Sam Davol, Claudia Gonson, Shirley Simms, and John Woo. They are joined by longtime friends and collaborators Chris Ewen, Daniel Handler, and Pinky Weitzman.

    The Magnetic Fields celebrate their new release with special residencies at intimate City Winery venues in seven cities—Atlanta, Chicago, Nashville, Boston, New York, Washington, and Philadelphia—from June 1 through July 1. For details and tickets, visit nonesuch.com/on-tour.

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Watch: The Magnetic Fields Release "Kraftwerk in a Blackout" from Upcoming Album, "Quickies"

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The Magnetic Fields have released "Kraftwerk in a Blackout," a new song from their forthcoming album, Quickies, due in May. Quickies features twenty-eight new short songs by Stephin Merritt, ranging in length from thirteen seconds to two minutes and thirty-five seconds. You can download "Kraftwerk in a Blackout" now when you pre-order the album, and watch the video, by Robert Edridge-Waks, here.

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The Magnetic Fields have released "Kraftwerk in a Blackout," a new song from their forthcoming album, Quickies, due digitally on May 15, on five vinyl EPs May 29, and a single CD on June 19 via Nonesuch Records. Quickies features twenty-eight new short songs by Stephin Merritt, ranging in length from thirteen seconds to two minutes and thirty-five seconds. You can download "Kraftwerk in a Blackout" now when you pre-order the album here, and watch the video, by Robert Edridge-Waks, below:

Pre-orders of Quickies also include a download of the previously released song “The Day the Politicians Died." Nonesuch Store pre-orders of the vinyl box set and CD also include an exclusive, limited-edition print autographed by Merritt.

Quickies features Merritt and other Magnetic Fields band members Sam Davol, Claudia Gonson, Shirley Simms, and John Woo. They are joined by longtime friends and collaborators Chris Ewen, Daniel Handler, and Pinky Weitzman.

The Magnetic Fields celebrate their new release with special residencies at intimate City Winery venues in seven cities—Atlanta, Chicago, Nashville, Boston, New York, Washington, and Philadelphia—from June 1 through July 1. For details and tickets, visit nonesuch.com/on-tour.

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