Magnetic Fields’ ’50 Song Memoir’ up for pre-order

News / Preorders / December 26, 2016

The new 50 Song Memoir release from The Magnetic Fields, is now up for pre-order at Nonesuch and Amazon. According to the listing, the 5xLP set “chronicles the 50 years of songwriter Stephin Merritt’s life with one song per year.” Merritt plays over 100 instruments total on the tracks, singing on each one. The rare autobiographical tracks from the singer-songwriter.

The vinyl edition includes a 100-page book (handwritten lyrics, interviews). The set will be released on March 3.

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Chris Lantinen is the owner and editor-in-chief of Modern Vinyl. Along with his modest collection of sad sounding records, he collects his share of soundtracks and previously adored indie up-and-comers. Chris is currently a professor of journalism and public relations at Edinboro University in the Erie, Pennsylvania area.

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