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Stephin Merritt

Stephin Merritt was born in 1966 in Canada. See full bio »


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Shall We Dance
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Pieces of April
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 2015 South Park (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tweek x Craig (2015) ... (writer: "The Book of Love")
 2014 Extraterrestrial (writer: "The Book Of Love")
 2012 Mockingbird Lane (TV Special) (writer: "I Think I Need a New Heart")
 2012/I Ex-Girlfriends (writer: "I Think I Need A New Heart")
 2011 Peter Gabriel: New Blood/Live in London (Video) ("The Book of Love")
 2008 It's in the Genes (Short) (writer: "The Cactus Where your Heart Should Be", "I Think I Need a New Heart")
 2007 Skins (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Michelle (2007) ... (writer: "The One You Really Love" - uncredited)
- Sid (2007) ... (writer: "Underwear" - uncredited)
 2007 Red Without Blue (Documentary) (writer: "Absolutely Cuckoo")
 2005 Winter Passing (writer: "My Only Friend" (1999) (as Deadsy))
 2004 Shall We Dance (writer: "The Book of Love" (1999))
 2004 All the Pieces Together (Video documentary short) (performer: "One April Day" - uncredited) / (writer: "One April Day", "As You Turn to Go", "You You You You You", "I Think I Need a New Heart" - uncredited)
 2003 Tarnation (Documentary) (writer: "Strange Powers")
 2003 Intermission (writer: "I Don't Want to Get Over You")
 2003 Pieces of April (writer: "I Think I Need a New Heart" (1999), "You You You You You" (2000), "The Luckiest Guy on the Lower East Side" (1999), "Epitaph for My Heart", "As You Turn to Go" (2000))
 2001 Someone Like You... (writer: "Absolutely Cuckoo")
 1999 Chutney Popcorn (writer: "When You Were My Baby")
 1997 Nowhere (writer: "I Have The Moon")
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Solo artist as well as founder and key member of the following bands: 'The Magnetic Fields', 'The 6ths', 'Future Bible Heroes' and 'The Gothic Archies'.

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