The Faint Vinyl, CD & tapes from this artist at Norman Records
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Doom Abuse by The Faint is a raw, visceral record. Recorded in 2013 after a five year hiatus, the album was born out of the frustrations being in a band can bring, which caused them to split in 2008, followed by the excitement of remembering what drove them in the first place and their reformation.
Unlike their previous three albums, Fasciinatiion doesn't really have any overarching theme, instead jumping around from childhood injuries to the price of fame to the problems of mixing religion with war. The Faint have always been at their best when their lyrics coincide with their music, and when it comes to th...view item
All I have to say is the lyrics on this album, coupled with the synthesisers and morose, industrial sound, are pretty awesome. Awesome in the way that I wouldn't listen to this album in the dark, much like their last one "Dance Macabre". "Birth" is definitely my favourite song, mostly because it goes through the entire process of conception, ges...view item
Most of the remixes are dull and fail to present an interesting interpretation of the original "Danse Macabre" album. I was especially disappointed with the remix of "Glass Danse"- I expected someone like Paul Oakenfold to do a better job. The only remix that really stands out is "Let the Poison Spill" by Tommie Sunshine. It transforms the origi...view item
I've seen some shite bands in my time but the epitome of laughable awfulness
was embodied by The Faint, touring with Radio 4 last year.
Nearly shat mesen laughing I did...Anyway, the daft plonkers from NY (Must
be mates with the equally atrocious ARE Weapons methinks) return
with Agenda S...view item
Unfortunately the bubble has burst because along from the 80's have stumbled
The Faint. Again the NME are banging on about these. They sound
like they've emerged from a Gary Numan B-side circa 1985 (just
as his fame was fading). Features lots of horrible squelchy 80's noises.
The first song isn'...view item
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