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Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 5, 2008
GenreIndie rock, new wave, dance-punk
ProducerThe Faint
The Faint chronology
Wet from Birth
Doom Abuse
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Metacritic61/100 link
Review scores
Allmusic3.5/5 stars link
Alternative Press2.5/5 stars
Billboard(neutral) link
Pitchfork Media(6.0/10) link

Fasciinatiion is the fifth studio album by the American rock band The Faint. It was released in the US on August 5, 2008.

The album is their first full-length album released outside of Saddle Creek and on the new label blank.wav.[1] The album is the first in the band's ten-year history to be written, recorded, produced, art directed and released entirely on their own.

"The Geeks Were Right" is the first single from the album [2] and was officially released on iTunes at the end of June 2008.

The album was released in Australia through Inertia Music on September 20, 2008.

Track listing[edit]

1."Get Seduced"4:23
2."The Geeks Were Right"2:56
3."Machine in the Ghost"3:20
4."Fulcrum and Lever"3:22
6."Mirror Error"3:43
7."I Treat You Wrong"3:20
8."Forever Growing Centipedes"3:54
9."Fish in a Womb"3:16
10."A Battle Hymn for Children" [3]"3:58
11."The Geeks Were Right (Does It Offend You, Yeah? remix) (Mexico Bonus Track)"2:55
12."The Geeks Were Right (Boyz Noise vs. DIM remix) (Mexico Bonus Track)"5:40
13."The Geeks Were Right (Toy Selectah remix) (Mexico Bonus Track)"4:39
14."Mirror Error (Das Glow remix) (Mexico Bonus Track)"5:50
15."Mirror Error (Kinky remix) (Mexico Bonus Track)"4:14


  • Todd Fink — vocals, keyboards
  • Jacob Thiele — keyboards, backup vocals
  • Dapose (Michael Dappen) — guitars
  • Joel Petersen — bass
  • Clark Baechle — drums, percussion


  1. ^ Rob, Clockwork. "egoeccentric talks to... The Faint". Retrieved 1 October 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Filter-Mag.com: 'The Geeks Were Right' Streaming Song
  3. ^ bum The Faint Launching Label With New Album

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