A Mad & Faithful Telling

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A Mad And Faithful Telling
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Studio album by DeVotchKa
Released March 18, 2008
Recorded Wavelab Studio, Tucson, AZ
NFA, Denver, CO
Genre Indie folk, Gypsy Punk
Length 42:08
Label ANTI-
Producer Craig Schumacher &
DeVotchKa chronology
Curse Your Little Heart
(2006)Curse Your Little Heart2006
A Mad & Faithful Telling
I Love You, Philip Morris soundtrack
(2009)String Module Error: Match not found2009

A Mad & Faithful Telling is the fifth album from the band DeVotchKa. It was released by ANTI- Records on March 18, 2008. The band's largest tour to date, in support of A Mad & Faithful Telling, began on April 26, 2008 at the Coachella Music Festival.

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics and music by Nick Urata and DeVotchKa.

  1. "Basso Profundo"
  2. "Along the Way"
  3. "The Clockwise Witness"
  4. "Head Honcho"
  5. "Comrade Z"
  6. "Transliterator"
  7. "Blessing in Disguise"
  8. "Undone"
  9. "Strizzalo"
  10. "New World"
  11. "Undone" (With the Hagerman Quartet) [Digital Release Only Bonus Track]


  • DeVotchKa:
    • Nick Urata
    • Jeanie Schroder
    • Shawn King
    • Thomas Hagerman
  • Strings:
    • Violin 1: Tom Hagerman
    • Violin 2: Takanori Sugishita
    • Viola: Leah Nelson
    • Cello: Charles Lee
    • Hot Guitar: Tom Echols
  • Oboe: Kyle Mendenhall
  • Trumpets:
    • Jacob Valenzuela
    • Ron Miles
  • Additional Vocals
    • Timur Bekbosunov
    • Alexandra Walker


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link
Kevchino (9/10) link
Music Emissions 4.5/5 stars[1]
Pitchfork Media (7.7/10) link
Robert Christgau Template:B-
Tiny Mix Tapes 3.5/5 stars link

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Younes, Gabe A Mad And Faithful Telling review Music Emissions. Retrieved on 2008-06-20.