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Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt ()

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Songwriter Stephin Merritt is known as "the Cole Porter of his generation" for his memorable melodies, lovelorn lyrics and wry musical stylings. Shot over a period of 10 years, "Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields" explores his friendship with his longtime bandmate and manager Claudia Gonson. Through his recording and songwriting process, the film traces a 20-year career that has yielded one of the most engaging bodies of work in the contemporary American song

Genres: Documentary, Music

AKA: Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields

Country: Denmark, France, Germany, USA

Directed By: Kerthy Fix, Gail O'Hara

Starring: Carrie Brownstein, Peter Gabriel, Laura Ballance, Ethan Cohn, Sam Davol, Sasha Frere-Jones