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This is change I can believe in!
Be forewarned I guess to all Magnetic Fields fans...this is basically traditional MF songs amped up with a heavy dose of feedback/noise ala The Jesus & Mary Chain.
I want to like this album but each time I hear it I want to turn it off and go listen to previous Fields or J&MC albums.
My god, this is terrible! And I say this as an unabashed admirer of Magnetic Fields and Stephen Merritt. Read morePublished on February 2, 2010 by T. F. Welsh
I, for one, love this album. No, it's not "69 Love Songs". Unlike some reviewers, I'm glad that they don't make the same album over and over again. Read morePublished on December 12, 2008 by CM
Stephin Merritt is a genius, but he is a frustrating one. His band's catalog is decidedly inconsistent. Read morePublished on October 17, 2008 by B. Martin
It got better with the second listen, as the songs are high quality. As TMF fans, we know Mr. Merritt is a freaky genius. Read morePublished on September 26, 2008 by Scott
I'm starting to doubt it. He's written as many incredible pop songs as just about anybody and keeps cranking them out pretty consistently. Read morePublished on March 23, 2008 by Gerth Mirthful
I really like most Magnetic Fields releases. My favorite is Holiday. To tell you the truth the distortion really does not add anything! Overall it is a mediocre record.Published on March 11, 2008 by R. Feinstein
I have liked this band in the past, but I have grown tired of this album already (in a few listens)... Read morePublished on March 3, 2008 by T. Boaz
I love the Magnetic Fields but this tribute to the classic 'Psychocandy' by The Jesus and Mary Chain disappointed. Read morePublished on February 29, 2008 by James Johnson
Departing a bit from previous releases, Distortion is yet another example of the Magnetic Fields ability to produce meaningful music in an almost bubble gum poppish guise while... Read morePublished on February 26, 2008 by Bradford A. Harkness