Wet from Birth

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Wet from Birth
The Faint Wet From Birth.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 14, 2004
RecordedPresto! Recording Studios, The Orifice
LabelSaddle Creek
ProducerMike Mogis, The Faint
The Faint chronology
Danse Macabre Remixes
Wet from Birth
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Metacritic72/100 link
Review scores
Allmusic3/5 stars link
Pitchfork Media5.5/10 link
Playlouder2.5/5 stars link
PopMattersFavorable link
Stylus MagazineB- link

Wet from Birth is the fourth studio album by the American band The Faint, released on September 14, 2004.

The U.S. release uses HDCD encoding, but the package is not labeled as HDCD. [1]

Track listing[edit]

1."Desperate Guys"3:06
2."How Could I Forget?"3:17
3."I Disappear"4:07
4."Southern Belles in London Sing"3:31
7."Dropkick the Punks"2:28
8."Phone Call"4:03
9."Symptom Finger"3:27

The instrumental bridge from "How Could I Forget?" is used during a chase scene in the pilot episode of the short-lived NBC drama, The Black Donnellys. The song "I Disappear" is featured in the video games SSX On Tour and Tony Hawk's American Wasteland. The song "Birth" is featured in the part of Steve Berra, in the skateboarding video Skate More, by DVS. The violin solo at the beginning of Desperate Guys is the introduction to Niccolò Paganini's Caprice No. 5. Desperate Guys was also featured in the 2012 Rock & Republic commercial. The song "Dropkick the Punks" appears in EA 's 2007 racing game Need for Speed: ProStreet. The song "Symptom Finger" appears in Billabong's 'Still Filthy' film.

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "List of HDCD-encoded Compact Discs". Hydrogenaudio. Retrieved 15 July 2016.