Release date: 12/10/2013
I've been a fan of the Faintest Ideas from their very first EP as the Javelins, and have followed their every move, from the EPs on their own Yellow Mica label to their sole proper full-length album on Magic Marker, and every last single/compilation they ever did. That said, this collects every last single/compilation track they ever did as the Faintest Ideas, and adds over a dozen bonus tracks, including an aborted single, other unreleased tracks from their last days as a band, and an entire radio session, before closing off with the very first recording the band ever did (before the line-up was even solidified!), making for a completist's dream!
RIYL: Boyracer, Bright Lights, the Jam, '77 punk, '00s indie rock
1. I'll Wear The Crown, 2. Physically I Was At My Lowest, 3. Don't Pick Up The Phone, 4. No Gravity, 5. Another Sunny Day, 6. Pay For Crumbs, 7. If I Could Write Spiteful Lyrics, 8. Skip The Bridge, 9. Unexpected Holiday, 10. I Felt My Soul, 11. Serious As A Heart Attack, 12. You're Gonna Wake Up One Morning And Know What Side Of The Bed You've Been Lying On, 13. Procrastination Of Everyday Tasks, 14. My Last Date With You, 15. Ar 3000, 16. A Question Of Lust, 17. What Goes Up Must Calm Down, 18. Let The Party Go On, 19. I Wanna Be A Part Of Something Small, 20. The Barricades Became My Home, 21. Donkey Love, 22. Picnic In Panic, 23. Eyes Like UFOs, 24. Full Fledged Joy, 25. Ready To Fall, 26. Empty Phrase, 27. Ready To Fall (Radio Session), 28. I Wanna Be A Part Of Something Small (Radio Session), 29. Procrastination Of Everyday Tasks (Radio Session), 30. Everything Is Black (Radio Session), 31. Capitol Between Brackets (Radio Session), 32. I Was Raised As A Polar Bear (Radio Session), 33. Donkey Love (Radio Session), 34. The Nervous System (Radio Session), 35. Let The Party Go On (Radio Session), 36. Nastacular (Radio Session), 37. Untitled Demo
1-6: Your Imaginary Bullets Really Hurt EP on HHBTM
7-9: There's No Captain On This Cruise... EP on Cloudberry
10-11: split 7" w/Boyracer on HHBTM
12-13: Searching For The Now #5 comp 7" on Slumberland
14: Homewrecker comp cs on Sanitary
15: Wearing Our Punk Rock Hearts On Our Sleeves comp cd on Yellow Mica
16: Letting You Down Again: Lo-Fi Vs Depeche Mode comp cd on Asaurus
17: Your Cassette Pet comp cs on 555
27-36: live set on Band In Boston
everything else: unreleased
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