Stephin Merritt of The Magnetic Fields performs in the Current studios

The Magnetic Fields (left to right): Sam Davol, Stephin Merritt, John Woo and Claudia Gonson.
The Magnetic Fields (left to right): Sam Davol, Stephin Merritt, John Woo and Claudia Gonson. (Photo: Chris Buck)
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Stephin Merritt of The Magnetic Fields performs in The Current studio
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The Magnetic Fields are a band, but in many ways they are simply the extension of Stephin Merrit. As well as a multi-instrumentalist, Merritt writes, produces, and sings their material.

The band's 1999 three-disc release 69 Love Songs reached the greatest critical attention. They are currently on tour in support of their latest release Distortion.

Songs performed: "The Nun's Litany," "California Girls," and "The Book Of Love."