Holiday - Magnetic Fields
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  1. BBC Radiophonic Workshop
  2. Desert Island
  3. Deep Sea Diving Suit
  4. Strange Powers
  5. Torn Green Velvet Eyes
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  1. BBC Radiophonic Workshop
  2. Desert Island
  3. Deep Sea Diving Suit
  4. Strange Powers
  5. Torn Green Velvet Eyes
  6. The Flowers She Sent and the Flowers She Said She Sent
  7. Swinging London
  8. In My Secret Place
  9. Sad Little Moon
  10. The Trouble I've Been Looking For
  11. Sugar World
  12. All You Ever Do Is Walk Away
  13. In My Car
  14. Take Ecstasy With Me
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Magnetic Fields' fourth release, 1994's Holiday, was the first to be sung by Stephin Merritt, original lead singer Susan Anway having moved to Arizona from the duo's Massachusetts home. It's difficult to remember after several albums how profoundly odd Merritt's voice, a deep baritone with sleepy phrasing that vacillates mostly between the poles of deadpan wryness and romantic longing, sounded on first exposure. That voice is so perfect for Merritt's remarkable lyrical sense, however, with its striking imagery, Cole Porter ...

Holiday 2004,

UPC: 5034202001522

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Holiday 1999, Merge

UPC: 036172945122

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