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The best album by The Magnetic Fields is 69 Love Songs which is ranked number 342 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 6,465.

The Magnetic Fields is ranked number 286 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 7,902.

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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:285 charts
Rank in 1999:5Rank Score:6,465
Rank in 1990s65Overall Rank:342
Average Rating:  81/100 (376 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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The Charm Of The Highway StripUnited States The Magnetic Fields
Year of Release:1994Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 1994:76Rank Score:513
Rank in 1990s612Overall Rank:3,010
Average Rating:  78/100 (55 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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iUnited States The Magnetic Fields
Year of Release:2004Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 2004:109Rank Score:256
Rank in 2000s1,273Overall Rank:5,179
Average Rating:  77/100 (36 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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DistortionUnited States The Magnetic Fields
Year of Release:2008Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 2008:190Rank Score:184
Rank in 2000s1,686Overall Rank:6,636
Average Rating:  74/100 (30 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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HolidayUnited States The Magnetic Fields
Year of Release:1994Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 1994:169Rank Score:177
Rank in 1990s1,406Overall Rank:6,865
Average Rating:  80/100 (29 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:12 charts
Rank in 1994:310Rank Score:75
Rank in 1990s2,898Overall Rank:14,073
Average Rating:  76/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Get LostUnited States The Magnetic Fields
Year of Release:1995Appears in:18 charts
Rank in 1995:307Rank Score:73
Rank in 1990s2,959Overall Rank:14,367
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:12 charts
Rank in 1991:265Rank Score:59
Rank in 1990s3,435Overall Rank:16,507
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:12 charts
Rank in 1992:331Rank Score:51
Rank in 1990s3,679Overall Rank:17,775
Average Rating:  76/100 (20 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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RealismUnited States The Magnetic Fields
Year of Release:2010Appears in:8 charts
Rank in 2010:701Rank Score:26
Rank in 2010s4,095Overall Rank:23,114
Average Rating:  74/100 (17 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Overall band rank: 286

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 (66 votes)
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2.All My Little Words
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 87/100 (69 votes)
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3.Born On A Train
(from the album The Charm Of The Highway Strip)
 86/100 (12 votes)
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4.Papa Was a Rodeo
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 86/100 (61 votes)
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5.I Don't Want To Get Over You
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 85/100 (68 votes)
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6.I Think I Need A New Heart
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 85/100 (62 votes)
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7.I Don't Believe In The Sun
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 85/100 (66 votes)
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8.Absolutely Cuckoo
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 85/100 (74 votes)
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9.Meaningless
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 85/100 (56 votes)
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10.Epitaph for My Heart
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 85/100 (52 votes)
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11.The Luckiest Guy On The Lower East Side
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 84/100 (67 votes)
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12.Fear Of Trains
(from the album The Charm Of The Highway Strip)
 84/100 (8 votes)
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13.Lonely Highway
(from the album The Charm Of The Highway Strip)
 84/100 (7 votes)
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14.Let's Pretend We're Bunny Rabbits
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 84/100 (64 votes)
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15.The Death of Ferdinand de Saussure
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 84/100 (51 votes)
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16.Long-Forgotten Fairytale
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 84/100 (50 votes)
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17.Come Back From San Francisco
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 83/100 (60 votes)
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18.Yeah! Oh, Yeah!
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 83/100 (51 votes)
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19.I Have The Moon
(from the album The Charm Of The Highway Strip)
 83/100 (9 votes)
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20.No One Will Ever Love You
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 83/100 (51 votes)
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The Magnetic Fields ratings

Average Rating: 
73/100 (from 19 votes)
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80/100
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73/100
 
55/100
10/18/2016 16:18
65/100
 
55/100
03/05/2016 13:53
48/100
 
70/100
11/14/2015 21:02
69/100
 
60/100
07/08/2015 20:24
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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