Wet from Birth

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Wet from Birth
Studio album by The Faint
Released September 14, 2004
Recorded Presto! Recording Studios, The Orifice
Genre Indie rock, new wave, dance-punk
Length 34:24
Label Saddle Creek
Producer Mike Mogis, The Faint
The Faint chronology
Danse Macabre Remixes
(2003)
Wet from Birth
(2004)
Fasciinatiion
(2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars link
Pitchfork Media 5.5/10 link
Playlouder 2.5/5 stars link
PopMatters Favorable link
Stylus Magazine B- link

Wet from Birth is the fourth studio album by the new wave band The Faint. It was released on September 14, 2004.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Desperate Guys"   3:06
2. "How Could I Forget?"   3:17
3. "I Disappear"   4:07
4. "Southern Belles in London Sing"   3:31
5. "Erection"   2:45
6. "Paranoiattack"   4:16
7. "Dropkick the Punks"   2:28
8. "Phone Call"   4:03
9. "Symptom Finger"   3:27
10. "Birth"   3:17

The instrumental bridge from "How Could I Forget?" is used during a chase scene in the pilot episode of the short-lived NBC drama, The Black Donnellys. The song "I Disappear" is featured in the video games SSX On Tour and Tony Hawk's American Wasteland. The song "Birth" is featured in the part of Steve Berra, in the skateboarding video Skate More, by DVS. The violin solo at the beginning of Desperate Guys is the introduction to Niccolò Paganini's Caprice No. 5. Desperate Guys was also featured in the 2012 Rock & Republic commercial. The song "Dropkick the Punks" appears in EA 's 2007 racing game Need for Speed: ProStreet. The song "Symptom Finger" appears in Billabong's 'Still Filthy' film.

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