Nonesuch to release 50 Song Memoir in March, 2017

Nonesuch Records will be releasing the new Magnetic Fields album, 50 Song Memoir, on March 10, 2017. This 50-song, 5 disc recording chronicles the 50 years of Stephin Merritt's life with one song per year. Pre-orders are available now. 

50 Song Memoir is available in five-LP and five-CD editions, including an extensive interview by Daniel Handler and facsimile handwritten lyrics by Merritt, and as a standalone bound book with a full-album download card. For a limited time, pre-orders at the Nonesuch Store also come with an exclusive print signed by Merritt.

50 Song Memoir is available to pre-order now at iTunes and at, where one song from each decade of Merritt’s life may be downloaded immediately. 

These five songs may also be heard here: