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Stephin Merritt Writes A Jingle For Silverlake Menswear Store Virgil Normal

The Magnetic Fields' Stephin Merritt writes songs about pretty much anything -- that's sorta his thing, right? -- so why not write a jingle for an advertisement for a new store called Virgil Normal located in Los Angeles' Silverlake neighborhood? Well, that's exactly what he did, and the new Merritt track soundtracks a weirdo ad…
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