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69 LOVE CHARTS* A graphical representation of The Magnetic Fields album. *(does not actually contain 69 charts)


WE DON’T KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT LOVE A quest to finally prove Ferdinand De Saussure wrong and quantify love. Or at the very least, Stephin Merrit’s words about love.


MINSTREL SHOWS

PRETTY GIRLS

MELODIES

VIOLENT CRIMES


Fig. 1.19 A Pretty Girl Is Like...


Fig. 3.12 Meaningless


10

8

6

4

2

0

0

2

4

6

8

10


THINGS THAT WON’T MAKE YOU STAY ALL MY LITTLE WORDS ALL THE TEA IN CHINA

THE SWEETEST SONG YOU EVER HEARD

ALL NORTH CAROLINA

SINGING LIKE A BIRD


Fig. 1.3 All My Little Words


Fig. 1.21 Nothing Matters When We’re Dancing


QUANTITY OF DANCING

NUMBER OF THINGS THAT MATTER


THOSE LOST IN DARKNESS WITHOUT LAMPS

THE GREY

THE OTHER MY LOVE AND I


Fig. 3.17 Two Kinds Of People


Fig. 1.1 Absolutely Cuckoo


NUTTY BEHAVIOUR

A WEEK (OR TWO)

TIME (IN WEEKS)


SOME HAVE... TRAVELLED FAR AND WIDE GIVEN UP AND DIED BROKEN DOWN AND CRIED TURNED TO DUST AND DIED


Fig. 1.22 Sweet-Lovin’ Man


Design and concept by Ellie Thomas, based on the words of Stephin Merrit. No copyright infringement intended. http://cargocollective.com/elliethomas



69 Love Charts