Entertainment (Fischerspooner album)

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Studio album by
ReleasedMay 4, 2009
ProducerFischerspooner, Jeff Saltzman
Fischerspooner chronology
Singles from Entertainment
  1. "We Are Electric"
  2. "Supply And Demand"
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Review scores
Allmusic3/5 stars[2]

Entertainment is the third studio album by electroclash duo and performance troupe Fischerspooner, released on May 5, 2009 in the United States, and on May 4 around the world. On April 19, 2009 a teaser for this album appeared on YouTube.[6]

Written over a two-year period with producer Jeff Saltzman (The Killers, The Sounds) and recorded independently in a carriage house in Brooklyn with an intimate circle of artists working on the band's live show as Ian Pai, Ben Bromley and Sam Kearney. Other special guests include actress/performance artist Ann Magnuson, UK musician Gabriel Olegavich and electronic collagist Steven Stein.

The first single, "Supply & Demand" was made available as a free mp3 download from the band's website. The album's iTunes bonus track, "Fascinating" is a cover of an unreleased R.E.M. song originally composed for their 2001 album Reveal. Background vocals on "Supply & Demand" were sung by Heather Porcaro.

Entertainment received generally mixed reviews. The album holds a score of 60 out of 100 on the review aggregator website Metacritic.[7]

Track listing[edit]

1."The Best Revenge"4:06
2."We Are Electric"4:34
3."Money Can't Dance"6:36
4."In a Modern World"4:29
5."Supply & Demand"4:31
6."Amuse Bouche"4:13
7."Infidels of the World Unite"5:22
8."Door Train Home"4:09
9."Danse en France"5:03
10."To the Moon"3:54
11."Fascinating" (iTunes Bonus Track - R.E.M. cover)4:16


Chart (2009) Peak
U.S. Top Electronic Albums[8] 7
U.S. Top Heatseekers[8] 9


  1. ^ "Entertainment by Fischerspooner". metacritic.com. Retrieved 8 July 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Entertainment - Fischerspooner - Songs, Reviews, Credits - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 8 July 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "link". musicomh.com. Retrieved 8 July 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Album review: Fischerspooner - NME". NME. Retrieved 8 July 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Fischerspooner: Entertainment Album Review". pitchfork.com. Retrieved 8 July 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Fischerspooner - Entertainment Teaser". YouTube. 2009-04-18. Retrieved 2012-02-15. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "Entertainment by Fischerspooner". Retrieved 3 October 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ a b Allmusic Album Charts Retrieved 2010-05-24.