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Detail view of Wendy Smith's cover art for Distant Plastic Trees, The Magnetic Fields' debut album, on which the song "100,000 Fireflies" was released in 1991. Wendy Smith/Courtesy of Merge Records hide caption

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'California Girls' by The Magnetic Fields

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The Magnetic Fields' 'Noise' from New York

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Assisted Listen: The Magnetic Fields' 'Distortion'

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The Magnetic Fields: Dourness and 'Distortion'

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The Magnetic Fields in Concert

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