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Studio album by The Faint
Released August 5, 2008
Genre Indie rock, new wave, dance-punk
Length 35:02
Label blank.wav
Producer The Faint
The Faint chronology
Wet from Birth
Doom Abuse
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 61/100 link
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars link
Alternative Press 2.5/5 stars
Billboard (neutral) link
Paste link
Pitchfork Media (6.0/10) link

Fasciinatiion is the fifth studio album by the 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]

No. Title Length
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
5. "Psycho" 2:51
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. 
  2. ^ Filter-Mag.com: 'The Geeks Were Right' Streaming Song
  3. ^ bum The Faint Launching Label With New Album

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