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The best album by The Magnetic Fields is 69 Love Songs which is ranked number 355 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 7,314.

The Magnetic Fields is ranked number 283 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 9,373.

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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:353 charts
Rank in 1999:5Rank Score:7,314
Rank in 1990s66Overall Rank:355
Average Rating:  80/100 (448 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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The Charm Of The Highway StripUnited States The Magnetic Fields
Year of Release:1994Appears in:44 charts
Rank in 1994:78Rank Score:591
Rank in 1990s607Overall Rank:3,059
Average Rating:  77/100 (61 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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iUnited States The Magnetic Fields
Year of Release:2004Appears in:31 charts
Rank in 2004:108Rank Score:285
Rank in 2000s1,273Overall Rank:5,410
Average Rating:  74/100 (44 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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HolidayUnited States The Magnetic Fields
Year of Release:1994Appears in:39 charts
Rank in 1994:136Rank Score:269
Rank in 1990s1,119Overall Rank:5,680
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:65 charts
Rank in 2017:93Rank Score:213
Rank in 2010s1,037Overall Rank:6,821
Average Rating:  75/100 (74 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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Distant Plastic TreesUnited States The Magnetic Fields
Year of Release:1991Appears in:18 charts
Rank in 1991:142Rank Score:153
Rank in 1990s1,757Overall Rank:8,779
Average Rating:  74/100 (26 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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DistortionUnited States The Magnetic Fields
Year of Release:2008Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 2008:240Rank Score:152
Rank in 2000s2,142Overall Rank:8,819
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 1992:207Rank Score:125
Rank in 1990s2,068Overall Rank:10,249
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 1995:248Rank Score:108
Rank in 1990s2,348Overall Rank:11,545
Average Rating:  74/100 (29 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:11 charts
Rank in 1995:321Rank Score:81
Rank in 1990s3,077Overall Rank:15,165
Average Rating:  75/100 (25 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Overall band rank: 283

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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
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 86/100 (77 votes)
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4.Born On A Train
(from the album The Charm Of The Highway Strip)
 86/100 (16 votes)
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5.I Think I Need A New Heart
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 86/100 (77 votes)
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6.I Don't Want To Get Over You
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 85/100 (84 votes)
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7.Epitaph For My Heart
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 85/100 (67 votes)
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8.Meaningless
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 85/100 (68 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
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 85/100 (89 votes)
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11.The Luckiest Guy On The Lower East Side
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 85/100 (81 votes)
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12.The Death Of Ferdinand De Saussure
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 84/100 (63 votes)
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13.Long-Forgotten Fairytale
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 84/100 (63 votes)
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14.Fear Of Trains
(from the album The Charm Of The Highway Strip)
 84/100 (9 votes)
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15.Yeah! Oh, Yeah!
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 84/100 (63 votes)
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16.Let's Pretend We're Bunny Rabbits
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 84/100 (78 votes)
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17.Lonely Highway
(from the album The Charm Of The Highway Strip)
 84/100 (8 votes)
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18.No One Will Ever Love You
(from the album 69 Love Songs)
 83/100 (65 votes)
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19.Nothing Matters When We're Dancing
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 83/100 (72 votes)
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20.I Have The Moon
(from the album The Charm Of The Highway Strip)
 83/100 (10 votes)
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The Magnetic Fields ratings

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74/100 (from 25 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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