The House of Tomorrow

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For the 1949 cartoon, see The House of Tomorrow (film). For the 1933 Homes of Tomorrow Exhibition in Chicago, Illinois, see House of Tomorrow. For the 2011 documentary of this name, see Shamim Sarif.
The House of Tomorrow
EP by The Magnetic Fields
Released 1992
January 1999 (reissue)
Length 12:21

Harriet Records
Feel Good All Over

Merge Records (reissue)
Producer Stephin Merritt
The Magnetic Fields chronology
The Wayward Bus
The House of Tomorrow
The Charm of the Highway Strip
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Pitchfork Media (7.4/10)[2]

The House of Tomorrow EP is the third major release by The Magnetic Fields, and the first with Stephin Merritt as the main vocalist. Merge Records reissued it in 1996. The EP's five songs are built on both musical and vocal repetition, so much so that the sleeve reads "five loop songs" as a pun on "five love songs".[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Young and Insane"
  2. "Technical (You're So)"
  3. "Alien Being" (Excluded in the original 7" vinyl release)
  4. "Love Goes Home to Paris in the Spring"
  5. "Either You Don't Love Me or I Don't Love You"


Additional personnel
  • Phylene Amuso – bass guitar
  • Nell Beram - guitar


  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Pitchfork Media review
  3. ^ by Tim DiGravina (23 April 1996). "The House of Tomorrow - Magnetic Fields". AllMusic. Retrieved 18 October 2010.