Get Lost (The Magnetic Fields album)

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Get Lost
Get Lost (The Magnetic Fields album - cover art).jpg
Studio album by The Magnetic Fields
Released October 24, 1995
Genre Indie rock
Length 39:58
Label Merge
Producer Stephin Merritt
The Magnetic Fields chronology
Get Lost
69 Love Songs
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau A−[2]

Get Lost is an album by The Magnetic Fields, released in 1995. It was released on vinyl for the first time in 2008.

Track listing[edit]

Compact Disc[edit]

  1. "Famous"
  2. "The Desperate Things You Made Me Do"
  3. "Smoke and Mirrors"
  4. "With Whom to Dance?"
  5. "You and Me and the Moon"
  6. "Don't Look Away"
  7. "Save a Secret for the Moon"
  8. "Why I Cry"
  9. "Love Is Lighter Than Air"
  10. "When You're Old and Lonely"
  11. "The Village in the Morning"
  12. "All the Umbrellas in London"
  13. "The Dreaming Moon"


Side One[edit]

  1. "With Whom to Dance?"
  2. "Smoke and Mirrors"
  3. "All the Umbrellas in London"
  4. "Why I Cry"
  5. "Save a Secret for the Moon"
  6. "Don't Look Away"
  7. "Love Is Lighter Than Air"

Side Two[edit]

  1. "Famous"
  2. "The Desperate Things You Made Me Do"
  3. "You and Me and the Moon"
  4. "When You're Old and Lonely"
  5. "The Village in the Morning"
  6. "The Dreaming Moon"



Additional personnel
  • Julie Cooper – bass guitar
  • Natalie Lithwick – French vocals


Get Lost was produced by Stephin Merritt. Kelly McKaig was the recording assistant, Eric Masunaga was the technical advisor and occasional mixer. The spoken word French vocals on the song "Smoke and Mirrors" were translated by Andrew Beaujon.

Eve Prime photographed the cover art for the album. The models in the photo are, from left to right, cellist Sam Davol, Ilsa Jule, Gail O'Hara, Michael Cavadias and Leslie Taylor (who would later go on to wed Sam Davol in 1997).[3] Ashley Salisbury was the stylist.

Lilly of the Valley is listed in the liner notes as being one of the "cover models." It is a church in the Bronx and was the location of the photoshoot.[4]

The tray card was photographed by John Woo.