Media (album)

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Media
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Studio album by
The Faint
ReleasedMarch 24, 1998
RecordedWhoopass Recording in Lincoln, Nebraska
GenrePost-hardcore
Length34:45
LabelSaddle Creek
ProducerA.J. Mogis
The Faint chronology
Sine Sierra
(1995)
Media
(1998)
Blank-Wave Arcade
(1999)
Professional ratings
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Media is the first studio album by new wave revivalists The Faint. Formally known as Norman Bailer, this is the first album under the Faint name. It was released on March 24, 1998. A clear style change can be seen after this album's release, moving from a more Post-hardcore influenced style to new wave.

This album is the 21st release of Saddle Creek Records.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Syntax Lies" – 3:39
  2. "Some Incriminating Photographs" – 3:09
  3. "As the Doctor Talks" – 3:16
  4. "Tandem: City to City" – 2:13
  5. "Repertoire of Uncommon Depth" – 3:42
  6. "Typing: 1974-2048" – 2:00
  7. "Lullaby for the..." – 0:54
  8. "Acting; On Campus Television" – 2:34
  9. "<===> (Getting/Giving The Lock)" – 2:49
  10. "Amorous in Bauhaus Fashion" – 3:01
  11. "There's Something Not As Valid When the Scenery Is a Postcard" – 2:33
  12. "An Allusion Passes Through the Bar" – 6:57
  13. "Defy the Ailments" (Hidden track) – 2:05

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