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ForfeitFortune cover.jpg
Studio album by Crooked Fingers
Released 2008
Genre Indie rock
Label Constant Artists/Red Pig
Crooked Fingers chronology
Dignity and Shame
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
Captain Obvious [2]
Pitchfork Media (5.2/10) [3]
PopMatters (5/10) [4]
PopWreckoning [5]

Forfeit/Fortune (2008) is the fifth album recorded by the indie rock band Crooked Fingers. Eric Bachmann provides lead vocals, with Miranda Brown singing backing vocals, Elin Palmer providing backing vocals and violin, and Tim Husmann on drums. Guest appearances on the album include Brian Kotzur (Silver Jews), Tom Hagerman (DeVotchKa), and Neko Case (The New Pornographers).

Track listing[edit]

  1. "What Never Comes "
  2. "Luisa's Bones"
  3. "Phony Revolutions"
  4. "Give and Be Taken"
  5. "Let's Not Pretend (To Be New Men)"
  6. "Cannibals"
  7. "Sinisteria"
  8. "No Me Los Des!"
  9. "Run, Lieutenant, Run"
  10. "Modern Dislocation"
  11. "Your Control"

The song "Luisa's Bones" is used in the TV series, Chuck, when Chuck is gearing up to find information about the "intersect" in Season 2, Episode 19, "Chuck versus the Dream Job".