The Magnetic Fields – We Are Having a Hootenanny

by MV

In brief: New music from Stephin Merritt is, without exception, a cause for celebration. That latest record Realism (out today) looks to be a full-on return to form after a few patchy outings is great news indeed. Here’s the typically perverse track chosen to promote it. Enjoy.
See also: Pretty much everything Merritt has recorded under any name.