iPod Playlist: Stephin Merritt of the Magnetic Fields
That Great Love Sound
Sneak a secret playlist onto your valentine’s iPod with romantic song suggestions from avant-pop musician Merritt:
“They Were You,”
by Jones and Schmidt, from The Fantasticks.
“What Makes Me Love Him?,”
by Harnick and Bock, from The Apple Tree.
“Be Careful, It’s My Heart,”
by Irving Berlin, from Holiday Inn.
(The Magnetic Fields’ 69 Love Songs three-CD boxed set, $37.99 at Other Music, 15 E. 4th St., nr. Lafayette St.; 212-477-8150).