Magnetic Fields – Love at the Bottom of the Sea (review)

Does MAGNETIC FIELDS want me to take them seriously or are they trying to make me laugh? Firstly, there’s the colourful stuffed animal on the cover of their latest album, Love at the Bottom of the Sea. Then it’s song titles such as  ‘Infatuation (With Your Gyration)’ and ‘I’ve Run Away to Join the Fairies’. Opening song, ‘Your Girlfriend’s Face’, maintains the comedy with a childish electronic sound and vocals that seem one step removed. Half of the album is like that. However, ‘Andrew in Drag’ may possesses funny lyrics … Continue reading →