The Faint Blank-Wave Arcade

Blank-Wave Arcade
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CD Details

  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1999
  • Label: Saddle Creek

Entertainment Reviews:

Uncut - 6/03, p.138
3 stars out of 5 - "...The screeching guitars and scathing social lyrics reinforce the group's quest to make intelligent, uncompromising pop..."
CMJ - 12/13/99, p.20
"...references familiar new wave and synth-pop tunes of the '80s to keep the heads of longtime new music fans spinning....The Faint is a nervy, forward-thinking force to reckon with..."

Tracks:

  • Buy for $0.991.Sex Is Personal
  • Buy for $0.992.Call Call
  • Buy for $0.993.Worked Up So Sexual
  • Buy for $0.994.Cars Pass in Cold Blood
  • Buy for $0.995.Casual Sex
  • Buy for $0.996.Victim Convenience
  • Buy for $0.997.Sealed Human
  • Buy for $0.998.In Concert
  • Buy for $0.999.The Passives

Product Description:

Personnel: Jacob Thiele (vocals, synthesizer); Todd Fink (vocals); Joel Petersen, Joel Peterson (guitar); Clark Baechle (drums).
Recording information: Dead Space, Lincoln, NE.
Photographer: Jamie Williams .
The first Faint album to feature the Omaha-based band's signature moody New Wave-inspired sound, 1999's BLANK-WAVE ARCADE is easily one of the group's best Saddle Creek releases. Frontman Todd Baechle (later Todd Fink) and company clearly have carnal concerns on their minds (see "Sex Is Personal," "Worked Up So Sexual," and "Casual Sex"), but the synth-addled music itself is coolly detached and filled with anxiety, as revealed on the Gary Numan-esque "Cars Pass in Cold Blood" and "Sealed Human." On this outing and its strong follow-up, DANSE MACABRE, the Faint forged its dark, electro-leaning aesthetic, positioning itself as a preeminent Midwestern rock act.

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Product Info:

  • UPC: 648401002829
  • Shipping Weight: 0.21/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item

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