9 Illustrations For The Magnetic Fields’ “69 Love Songs”

The folks over at How Fucking Romantic have taken on the monumental task of illustrating every song on this classic indie album. The imaginings of 69 Love Songs, Illustrated are as unique and eclectic as the songs themselves. Here are just a few examples.

1. “Papa Was a Rodeo”

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Illustration by Nick Thornborrow.

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2. “I Don’t Want To Get Over You”

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Illustration by Owen Pomery.

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3. “The Book Of Love”

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Illustrated by Lizz Lunney.

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4. “You’re My Only Home”

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Illustration by Gustav F. Andersson.

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5. “The One You Really Love”

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Illustrated by Thomas Cuschieri.

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6. “Asleep And Dreaming”

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Illustrated by Neil M Perry. Lemony Snicket, author of the A Series Of Unfortunate Events books, helped arrange and plays accordion on this song. Here’s a larger version of the illustration.

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7. “Let’s Pretend We’re Bunny Rabbits”

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Illustration by Dani Lurie.

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8. “Bitter Tears”

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Illustration by Dave Barrow.

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9. And of course, “How Fucking Romantic.”

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Illustrated by Douglas Noble.

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