||Distortion CD (2008) |
Shirley Simms discography From the beginning, every Magnetic Fields album has had a specific musical or thematic concept: for example, 1991's DISTANT PLASTIC TREES was a tribute to synth minimalists Young Marble Giants, 1994's THE CHARM OF THE HIGHWAY STRIP ...
||Casino Twilight Dogs CD (2006)
Shirley Simms albums Originally issued in 2006, this Youth Group outing finally saw the light of day in the U.S. on the lauded Anti label in early '07, albeit with a slightly altered track listing. With its sterling production, soaring ...
||Love at the Bottom of the Sea CD (2012) |
Shirley Simms songs The Magnetic Fields' 2012 studio album Love at the Bottom of the Sea is the group's tenth full-length album and the follow-up to 2010's Realism. Once again featuring singer/songwriter Stephen Merritt, the album showcases Merritt's move away ...
||69 Love Songs, Pt. 1 CD (1999) |
Shirley Simms music CDs Also available as part of 69 LOVE SONGS, a 3-CD box set on Merge (169).
D.I.Y. indie pop is perhaps not the first place where one would look for a successor to Cole Porter and the Gershwins, but ...
||69 Love Songs CD (2004)
Shirley Simms CD discography
||69 Love Songs, Pt. 3 CD (1999) |
Shirley Simms albums Also available as part of 69 LOVE SONGS, a 3-CD box set on Merge (169).
The most understated and melancholy of the three volumes of 69 LOVE SONGS, this album includes some of the most emotionally affecting music ...
||Realism CD (2010) |
Shirley Simms discography All it takes is a few seconds into Realism's familiar first track (the warm, wily, and weary "You Must Be out of Your Mind") to jump to the conclusion that Magnetic Fields mastermind Stephin Merritt has simply ...
||69 Love Songs, Pt. 2 CD (1999) |
Shirley Simms CD discography Also available as part of 69 LOVE SONGS, a 3-CD box set on Merge (169).
Additional personnel includes: LD Beghtol, Dudley Klute, Shirley Simms (vocals).
Opening with the choral "Roses," the cacophonous "Love Is Like Jazz" and the gloriously ...
||Tragic Realism CD (2005) |
Shirley Simms music CDs "I wouldn't cry if you were run over by a train/But I might just laugh if the train cut you in half/And spread your brains like lime jello all over the track/You won't be coming back" is ...
||Stephin Merritt: Showtunes CD (2006) |
Shirley Simms songs An amazing tunesmith with an unerring knack for melody and influences that range from Kurt Weill to New Order, Stephin Merritt has used various projects--the Magnetic Fields chief among them--to showcase his unique talents. Merritt is also heavily influenced by musical theater, as SHOW TUNES, the artist's third solo release, reveals. In fact, SHOW TUNES comprises songs that Merritt composed for actual stage productions.
In a long-standing collaboration with the Chinese ...