Stephin Merritt ‎– Obscurities

Stephin Merritt ‎– Obscurities

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n 1999, the Magnetic Fields' three-CD collection 69 LOVE SONGS established Stephin Merritt as one of this generation's most talented songwriters. On August 23, Merge Records presents OBSCURITIES by Stephin Merritt, a collection of Merritt's hard-to-find recordings dating back to his time on Merge (19941999) and prior, as well as five previously unreleased track.

A career-spanning collection of B-sides, rarities and unreleased material from 1989-2011.

Track A1: From "The Song From Venus," an unfinished musical by Stephin Merritt and Daniel Handler.
Track A2: B-side of the "All The Umbrellas In London" 7-inch single.
Track A3: 7-inch single (version).
Track A4: From the "Cooking With The Priests," K Records cassette.
Track A5: B-side of the "Heaven In A Black Leather Jacket" 7-inch single.
Track A6: Previously unreleased.
Track A7: From the limited edition "Wasps' Nests" vinyl box set.
Track B1: Previously unreleased.
Track B2: From "The Song From Venus," an unfinished musical by Stephin Merritt and Daniel Handler.
Track B3: B-side of the "Long Vermont Roads" 7-inch single.
Track B4: B-side of the "I Don't Believe You" 7-inch single.
Track B5: From the "Oh, Merge" compilation.
Track B6: From "The Song From Venus," an unfinished musical by Stephin Merritt and Daniel Handler.
Track B7: From the Neil Gaiman audiobook "Coraline" HarperCollins Publishers.

Mint/Sealed!