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Studio album by Failure
Released March 8, 1994
Recorded 1993, Kiva West, Encino
Length 44:24
Label Slash
Producer Failure
Failure chronology
Fantastic Planet
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Magnified is the second album by the American alternative rock band Failure. Magnified differs greatly from Failure's debut album Comfort by using a great deal of bass guitar distortion. Their use of a bassline as the main structure to the song as well as distortion can be heard best on "Frogs" and "Wonderful Life". Harmonics are also used extensively and can be heard quite prominently on the songs "Moth", "Wonderful Life" and "Empty Friend".

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by Ken Andrews & Greg Edwards except where noted.

No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Let It Drip" Andrews Andrews 2:41
2. "Moth" Edwards   3:50
3. "Frogs" Andrews/Edwards   4:55
4. "Bernie" Andrews   5:17
5. "Magnified" Edwards   4:36
6. "Wonderful Life" Andrews   5:34
7. "Undone" Andrews/Edwards   4:27
8. "Wet Gravity" Edwards   6:06
9. "Empty Friend" Edwards   4:21
10. "Small Crimes" Edwards   7:13


  • Ken Andrews – vocals, guitar, bass
  • Greg Edwards – bass, guitar, drums
  • John Dargahi – drums (tracks 1, 2, 6 & 7)


Recorded by Paul Lani. Mixed by David Bianco and Ken Andrews. Frog: Bruce Schwartz