Holiday (The Magnetic Fields album)

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Holiday
Studio album by The Magnetic Fields
Released September 27, 1994
Recorded 1993
Genre Synthpop, indie pop
Length 36:20
Label Feel Good All Over
Merge Records (reissue)
MRG151
The Magnetic Fields chronology
The Charm of the Highway Strip
(1994)
Holiday
(1994)
Get Lost
(1995)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
BBC Wales 6/10 stars
Robert Christgau (3-star Honorable Mention)[2]
NME 6/10 stars
Pitchfork Media (8.8/10)[3]

Holiday is the fourth full album from The Magnetic Fields. The album was originally released in 1994 on Feel Good All Over. Merge Records reissued it in 1999. The intro of "The Flowers She Sent and the Flowers She Said She Sent" was used in an episode ("Nightcrawlers") of Nickelodeon's The Adventures of Pete & Pete.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "BBC Radiophonic Workshop" – 0:22
  2. "Desert Island" – 3:34
  3. "Deep Sea Diving Suit" – 2:05
  4. "Strange Powers" – 2:41
  5. "Torn Green Velvet Eyes" – 4:22
  6. "The Flowers She Sent and the Flowers She Said She Sent" – 2:26
  7. "Swinging London" – 2:35
  8. "In My Secret Place" – 1:41
  9. "Sad Little Moon" – 2:12
  10. "The Trouble I've Been Looking For" – 2:23
  11. "Sugar World" – 3:19
  12. "All You Ever Do Is Walk Away" – 2:06
  13. "In My Car" – 2:57
  14. "Take Ecstasy with Me" – 3:30

Personnel[edit]

Additional personnel
  • Johny Blood – tuba

References[edit]