Media (album)

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Media
Studio album by The Faint
Released March 24, 1998
Recorded Whoopass Recording in Lincoln, Nebraska
Genre Post-hardcore
Length 34:45
Label Saddle Creek
Producer A.J. Mogis
The Faint chronology
Sine Sierra
(1995)
(as Norman Bailer)
Media
(1998)
Blank-Wave Arcade
(1999)
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Media is the first studio album by new wave revivalists, The Faint. Formally known as Norman Bailer, this is the first album under the Faint name. It was released on March 24, 1998. A clear style change can be seen after this album's release, moving from a more Post-hardcore influenced style to new wave.

This album is the 21st release of Saddle Creek Records.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Syntax Lies" – 3:39
  2. "Some Incriminating Photographs" – 3:09
  3. "As the Doctor Talks" – 3:16
  4. "Tandem: City to City" – 2:13
  5. "Repertoire of Uncommon Depth" – 3:42
  6. "Typing: 1974-2048" – 2:00
  7. "Lullaby for the..." – 0:54
  8. "Acting: On Campus Television" – 2:34
  9. "(Getting<=>Giving the Lock)" – 2:49
  10. "Amorous in Bauhaus Fashion" – 3:01
  11. "There's Something Not As Valid When the Scenery Is a Postcard" – 2:33
  12. "An Allusion Passes Through the Bar" – 6:57
  13. "Defy the Ailments" (Hidden track) – 2:05

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