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The best album by The Magnetic Fields is 69 Love Songs which is ranked number 343 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 6,328.

The Magnetic Fields is ranked number 283 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 7,763.

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The Magnetic Fields best albums

The following albums by The Magnetic Fields are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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1.

69 Love SongsUnited States The Magnetic Fields
Year of Release:1999Appears in:272 charts
Rank in 1999:5Rank Score:6,328
Rank in 1990s65Overall Rank:343
Average Rating:  81/100 (368 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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2.

The Charm Of The Highway StripUnited States The Magnetic Fields
Year of Release:1994Appears in:33 charts
Rank in 1994:74Rank Score:513
Rank in 1990s603Overall Rank:2,950
Average Rating:  78/100 (56 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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3.

iUnited States The Magnetic Fields
Year of Release:2004Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 2004:108Rank Score:255
Rank in 2000s1,265Overall Rank:5,089
Average Rating:  77/100 (36 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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4.

DistortionUnited States The Magnetic Fields
Year of Release:2008Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 2008:186Rank Score:184
Rank in 2000s1,673Overall Rank:6,539
Average Rating:  74/100 (30 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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5.

HolidayUnited States The Magnetic Fields
Year of Release:1994Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 1994:166Rank Score:177
Rank in 1990s1,385Overall Rank:6,755
Average Rating:  79/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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6.

The Wayward Bus / Distant Plastic Trees
Compilation
United States The Magnetic Fields
Year of Release:1994Appears in:11 charts
Rank in 1994:306Rank Score:75
Rank in 1990s2,866Overall Rank:13,856
Average Rating:  76/100 (23 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Get LostUnited States The Magnetic Fields
Year of Release:1995Appears in:18 charts
Rank in 1995:319Rank Score:69
Rank in 1990s3,050Overall Rank:14,743
Average Rating:  76/100 (25 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Distant Plastic TreesUnited States The Magnetic Fields
Year of Release:1991Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 1991:263Rank Score:59
Rank in 1990s3,383Overall Rank:16,272
Average Rating:  75/100 (19 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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The Wayward BusUnited States The Magnetic Fields
Year of Release:1992Appears in:11 charts
Rank in 1992:324Rank Score:51
Rank in 1990s3,625Overall Rank:17,499
Average Rating:  76/100 (20 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Love At The Bottom Of The SeaUnited States The Magnetic Fields
Year of Release:2012Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 2012:639Rank Score:27
Rank in 2010s3,762Overall Rank:22,352
Average Rating:  70/100 (36 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Overall band rank: 283

This may not be a complete discography for The Magnetic Fields. This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

The Magnetic Fields best tracks

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1.The Book Of Love
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 88/100 (61 votes)
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2.All My Little Words
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 87/100 (64 votes)
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3.Born On A Train
(from the album The Charm Of The Highway Strip)
 85/100 (11 votes)
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4.Papa Was a Rodeo
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 85/100 (57 votes)
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5.I Don't Want To Get Over You
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 85/100 (63 votes)
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6.I Don't Believe In The Sun
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 85/100 (61 votes)
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7.I Think I Need A New Heart
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 85/100 (57 votes)
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8.Absolutely Cuckoo
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 85/100 (69 votes)
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9.Meaningless
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 85/100 (52 votes)
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10.Epitaph for My Heart
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 84/100 (48 votes)
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11.The Luckiest Guy On The Lower East Side
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 84/100 (62 votes)
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12.Yeah! Oh, Yeah!
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 84/100 (48 votes)
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13.The Death of Ferdinand de Saussure
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 83/100 (48 votes)
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14.Let's Pretend We're Bunny Rabbits
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 83/100 (59 votes)
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15.Come Back From San Francisco
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 83/100 (56 votes)
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16.Long-Forgotten Fairytale
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 83/100 (46 votes)
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17.No One Will Ever Love You
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 83/100 (47 votes)
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18.Fear Of Trains
(from the album The Charm Of The Highway Strip)
 83/100 (7 votes)
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19.The One You Really Love
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 83/100 (57 votes)
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20.Lonely Highway
(from the album The Charm Of The Highway Strip)
 83/100 (6 votes)
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The Magnetic Fields ratings

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73/100 (from 19 votes)
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70/100
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69/100
 
60/100
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81/100

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From mascamangas 03/01/2014 19:15
Prolific and high leveled career by Stephin Merritt.
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From SingingPeasant96 11/29/2013 10:20
Susan Anway era is seriously underrated.
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From sean_e_b 03/06/2012 06:36
joyofdivision hits it right on the money. Whether it's 69 Love Songs or one of their other just as spectacular albums, nobody matches the charm that The Magnetic Fields radiate in every one of their songs.
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From yepyepyep 10/30/2011 00:23
Agreed with below comment. I love their earlier synthpop work too.
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