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The best album by The Magnetic Fields is 69 Love Songs which is ranked number 350 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 6,976.

The Magnetic Fields is ranked number 279 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 8,889.

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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:321 charts
Rank in 1999:5Rank Score:6,976
Rank in 1990s66Overall Rank:350
Average Rating:  81/100 (406 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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The Charm Of The Highway StripUnited States The Magnetic Fields
Year of Release:1994Appears in:43 charts
Rank in 1994:67Rank Score:621
Rank in 1990s548Overall Rank:2,765
Average Rating:  77/100 (57 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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iUnited States The Magnetic Fields
Year of Release:2004Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 2004:109Rank Score:264
Rank in 2000s1,307Overall Rank:5,424
Average Rating:  75/100 (41 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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HolidayUnited States The Magnetic Fields
Year of Release:1994Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 1994:137Rank Score:259
Rank in 1990s1,107Overall Rank:5,526
Average Rating:  79/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Distant Plastic TreesUnited States The Magnetic Fields
Year of Release:1991Appears in:18 charts
Rank in 1991:137Rank Score:154
Rank in 1990s1,652Overall Rank:8,183
Average Rating:  75/100 (22 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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DistortionUnited States The Magnetic Fields
Year of Release:2008Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 2008:235Rank Score:148
Rank in 2000s2,107Overall Rank:8,425
Average Rating:  73/100 (30 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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The Wayward BusUnited States The Magnetic Fields
Year of Release:1992Appears in:17 charts
Rank in 1992:197Rank Score:127
Rank in 1990s1,923Overall Rank:9,424
Average Rating:  76/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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50 Song MemoirUnited States The Magnetic Fields
Year of Release:2017Appears in:40 charts
Rank in 2017:40Rank Score:106
Rank in 2010s1,674Overall Rank:10,941
Average Rating:  76/100 (56 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Get LostUnited States The Magnetic Fields
Year of Release:1995Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 1995:284Rank Score:88
Rank in 1990s2,734Overall Rank:13,163
Average Rating:  74/100 (26 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 1995:312Rank Score:82
Rank in 1990s2,912Overall Rank:14,055
Average Rating:  76/100 (25 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Overall band rank: 279

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)
 87/100 (76 votes)
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2.All My Little Words
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 87/100 (76 votes)
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3.Born On A Train
(from the album The Charm Of The Highway Strip)
 86/100 (16 votes)
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4.Papa Was A Rodeo
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 86/100 (66 votes)
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5.I Don't Want To Get Over You
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 85/100 (74 votes)
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6.Epitaph For My Heart
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 85/100 (56 votes)
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7.I Think I Need A New Heart
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 85/100 (67 votes)
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8.Meaningless
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 85/100 (58 votes)
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9.I Don't Believe In The Sun
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 85/100 (70 votes)
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10.The Luckiest Guy On The Lower East Side
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 84/100 (71 votes)
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11.Absolutely Cuckoo
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 84/100 (79 votes)
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12.The Death Of Ferdinand De Saussure
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 84/100 (53 votes)
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13.Long-Forgotten Fairytale
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 84/100 (53 votes)
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14.Yeah! Oh, Yeah!
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 84/100 (53 votes)
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15.Fear Of Trains
(from the album The Charm Of The Highway Strip)
 84/100 (10 votes)
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16.Let's Pretend We're Bunny Rabbits
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 83/100 (68 votes)
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17.No One Will Ever Love You
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 83/100 (54 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.Come Back From San Francisco
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 83/100 (65 votes)
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20.When My Boy Walks Down The Street
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 83/100 (58 votes)
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The Magnetic Fields ratings

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74/100 (from 21 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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