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Quickies The Magnetic Fields


Barcode: 75597922080

  • Format: 12" Vinyl EP
  • Category: Rock & Pop
  • Released: 29th May 2020

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  • Description

  • Track listing

  • Product Details

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  • Description

    The release features twenty-eight short songs by Stephin Merritt, ranging in length from thirteen seconds to two minutes and thirty-five seconds. '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.
  • Track listing

    ⠀ Disc 1

    Track Track name Artist Time
    Track 1 Castles of America The Magnetic Fields 0.35
    Track 2 The Biggest Tits in History The Magnetic Fields 2.12
    Track 3 The Day the Politicians Died The Magnetic Fields 1.57
    Track 4 Castle Down a Dirt Road The Magnetic Fields 1.47
    Track 5 Bathroom Quickie The Magnetic Fields 0.44
    Track 6 My Stupid Boyfriend The Magnetic Fields 1.59

    ⠀ Disc 2

    Track Track name Artist Time
    Track 1 Love Gone Wrong The Magnetic Fields 2.12
    Track 2 Favorite Bar The Magnetic Fields 1.53
    Track 3 Kill a Man a Week The Magnetic Fields 0.56
    Track 4 Kraftwerk in a Blackout The Magnetic Fields 1.48
    Track 5 When She Plays the Toy Piano The Magnetic Fields 2.05
    Track 6 Death Pact (Let's Make A) The Magnetic Fields 0.17

    ⠀ Disc 3

    Track Track name Artist Time
    Track 1 I've Got a Date With Jesus The Magnetic Fields 2.15
    Track 2 Come, Life, Shaker Life! The Magnetic Fields 2.35
    Track 3 (I Want to Join A) Biker Gang The Magnetic Fields 2.21
    Track 4 Rock 'N' Roll Guy The Magnetic Fields 2.33

    ⠀ Disc 4

    Track Track name Artist Time
    Track 1 You've Got a Friend in Beelzebub The Magnetic Fields 1.13
    Track 2 Let's Get Drunk Again (And Get Divorced) The Magnetic Fields 1.13
    Track 3 The Best Cup of Coffee in Tennessee The Magnetic Fields 2.05
    Track 4 When the Brat Upstairs Got a Drum Kit The Magnetic Fields 1.5
    Track 5 The Price You Pay The Magnetic Fields 1.51
    Track 6 The Boy in the Corner The Magnetic Fields 0.53

    ⠀ Disc 5

    Track Track name Artist Time
    Track 1 Song of the Ant The Magnetic Fields 0.41
    Track 2 I Wish I Had Fangs and a Tail The Magnetic Fields 1.48
    Track 3 Evil Rhythm The Magnetic Fields 1.45
    Track 4 She Says Hello The Magnetic Fields 1.01
    Track 5 The Little Robot Girl The Magnetic Fields 2.11
    Track 6 I Wish I Were a Prostitute Again The Magnetic Fields 2.18
  • Product Details

    Duration 46.4 mins
    No. of discs 5 disc(s)
    Format: Vinyl / 12" EP Box Set
    Label Nonesuch
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