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In 1999, the Magnetic Fields' three-CD collection 69 LOVE SONGS established Stephin Merritt as one of this generation's most talented songwriters. On August 23, Merge Records presents OBSCURITIES by Stephin Merritt, a collection of Merritt's hard-to-find recordings dating back to his time on Merge (19941999) and prior, as well as five previously unreleased tracks.
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Track List

Forever and a Day , Rats in the Garbage of the Western World , I Don't Believe You , Plant White Roses , Rot in the Sun , The Sun and the Sea and the Sky , Yet Another Girl , Scream (Till You Make the Scene) , The Song from Venus , Beach-A-Boop-Boop 1 When I'm Not Looking, You're Not There 1, Take Ecstasy with Me 1, When You're Young and in Love 1, You Are Not My Mother and I Want to Go Home

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