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The best album by The Magnetic Fields is 69 Love Songs which is ranked number 352 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 7,305.

The Magnetic Fields is ranked number 282 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 9,377.

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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:352 charts
Rank in 1999:5Rank Score:7,305
Rank in 1990s66Overall Rank:352
Average Rating:  81/100 (443 votes)
Comments: 41 comments
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The Charm Of The Highway StripUnited States The Magnetic Fields
Year of Release:1994Appears in:46 charts
Rank in 1994:75Rank Score:601
Rank in 1990s593Overall Rank:2,999
Average Rating:  77/100 (59 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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iUnited States The Magnetic Fields
Year of Release:2004Appears in:32 charts
Rank in 2004:106Rank Score:286
Rank in 2000s1,264Overall Rank:5,372
Average Rating:  74/100 (44 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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HolidayUnited States The Magnetic Fields
Year of Release:1994Appears in:40 charts
Rank in 1994:136Rank Score:269
Rank in 1990s1,111Overall Rank:5,634
Average Rating:  79/100 (34 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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50 Song MemoirUnited States The Magnetic Fields
Year of Release:2017Appears in:67 charts
Rank in 2017:80Rank Score:219
Rank in 2010s1,003Overall Rank:6,641
Average Rating:  74/100 (74 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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Distant Plastic TreesUnited States The Magnetic Fields
Year of Release:1991Appears in:19 charts
Rank in 1991:137Rank Score:154
Rank in 1990s1,739Overall Rank:8,689
Average Rating:  75/100 (26 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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DistortionUnited States The Magnetic Fields
Year of Release:2008Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 2008:235Rank Score:152
Rank in 2000s2,128Overall Rank:8,762
Average Rating:  72/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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The Wayward BusUnited States The Magnetic Fields
Year of Release:1992Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1992:198Rank Score:133
Rank in 1990s1,940Overall Rank:9,656
Average Rating:  76/100 (25 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Get LostUnited States The Magnetic Fields
Year of Release:1995Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 1995:282Rank Score:93
Rank in 1990s2,674Overall Rank:13,195
Average Rating:  75/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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The Wayward Bus / Distant Plastic Trees
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United States The Magnetic Fields
Year of Release:1995Appears in:12 charts
Rank in 1995:316Rank Score:83
Rank in 1990s2,995Overall Rank:14,715
Average Rating:  75/100 (25 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Overall band rank: 282

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The Magnetic Fields best tracks

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1.The Book Of Love
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 87/100 (88 votes)
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2.All My Little Words
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 87/100 (89 votes)
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3.Papa Was A Rodeo
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 86/100 (77 votes)
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4.Born On A Train
(from the album The Charm Of The Highway Strip)
 86/100 (17 votes)
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5.I Think I Need A New Heart
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 85/100 (77 votes)
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6.Epitaph For My Heart
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 85/100 (66 votes)
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7.I Don't Want To Get Over You
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 85/100 (84 votes)
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8.Meaningless
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 85/100 (67 votes)
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9.I Don't Believe In The Sun
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 85/100 (81 votes)
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10.Absolutely Cuckoo
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 84/100 (89 votes)
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11.The Luckiest Guy On The Lower East Side
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 84/100 (81 votes)
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12.Long-Forgotten Fairytale
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 84/100 (63 votes)
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13.The Death Of Ferdinand De Saussure
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 84/100 (63 votes)
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14.Fear Of Trains
(from the album The Charm Of The Highway Strip)
 83/100 (10 votes)
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15.Yeah! Oh, Yeah!
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 83/100 (63 votes)
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16.Let's Pretend We're Bunny Rabbits
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 83/100 (78 votes)
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17.No One Will Ever Love You
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 83/100 (65 votes)
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18.Lonely Highway
(from the album The Charm Of The Highway Strip)
 83/100 (9 votes)
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19.Busby Berkeley Dreams
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 83/100 (62 votes)
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20.Nothing Matters When We're Dancing
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 83/100 (72 votes)
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The Magnetic Fields ratings

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74/100 (from 24 votes)
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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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