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Faint, The / Capsule:1999-2016
Album:Capsule:1999-2016 Collection:General
Artist:Faint, The Added:Dec 2017
Label:Saddle Creek 

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Add Date:2018-07-27 Pull Date:2018-09-28 
Week Ending:Sep 30Sep 2Aug 26Aug 19Aug 12Aug 5

 Recent Airplay
1.Mar 18, 2022:The Library (rebroadcast from Aug 1, 2018)
The Conductor
4.Sep 29, 2018:Music Casserole
Young & Realistic
2.Mar 01, 2022:I Like to Dance: Shake Off Your Pants
Young & Realistic
5.Sep 25, 2018:Tuesday Morning Drive
Young & Realistic
3.Oct 03, 2018:The Library
Mirror Error
6.Aug 31, 2018:The Morning Show
Young & Realistic

Album Review
DJ Postnatal
Reviewed 2018-06-30 
Electronic punky dance-rock superstars The Faint bring forth their best-of album here, plus two bonus tracks. Get ready to dance and scream the night away to their dystopian lyrics as the world burns.

Recommended Tracks: this is a best-of, so seriously, play anything. 1-4 stars indicate my personal preferences
RIYL Electric Six, Bright Eyes, My Bloody Valentine
FCCs on tracks 8, 13

1. (2:56) Anxious dance floor groove **
2. (4:15) Punky electric guitar paranoia **
3. (3:59) Operatic organ, urgent guitar, screams ***
4. (3:39) Devo-esque foot tapper with tubular synths ***
5. (3:41) Haunting lyrics with jammin guitars ***
6. (4:42) Orientalized strings, energetic guitars, vocoded lyrics ****
7. (3:07) Sparse bleep-bloops with a beat, spoken-ish word, violins *
8. FCC! "tits" (2:41) Guitar rock-punker with keyboards all about sexxxy stripping *
9. (3:08) Chanting on the downbeat ominous rocker **
10. (4:07) Bassy, clappy ode to ego death culminating in plucked piano **
11. (4:08) Slower clap with thick synth urging medical attention ***
12. (2:54) The classic foretelling the takeover of technology. Robust drums, thoughtful lyrics ****
13. FCC! "shit," "fuck" (2:25) Bassy short punker *
14. (4:29) Swirling synths and muddled beat that'd sound like a summer anthem if not for the lyrics **
15. (2:28) Synth like off-kilter dialed numbers with urgent drums **
16. (3:32) Acoustic ode to travel with ladies on backup vocals **
17. (4:56) The new single. Electric flute toots, modulated vocals, amazing bassline ****
18. (3:46) Bonus track 1. Spaceman video game war feel reminiscing about our first ill-fated US space station. Off-kilter deep synth, strong drums **
19. (4:41) Bonus track 2. Wobbling synths, drumpad, wishing for an out-of-body connection ****

Track Listing
1.Glass Danse 10.I Disappear
2.Paranoiattack 11.Take Me To The Hospital
3.Agenda Suicide 12.The Geeks Were Right
4.Mirror Error 13.Dropkick The Punks
5.Evil Voices 14.Damage Control
6.The Conductor 15.Call Call
7.Desperate Guys 16.Southern Belles In London Sing
8.Worked Up So Sexual 17.Young & Realistic
9.Posed To Death 18.Skylab1979