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The Faint reissuing ‘Danse Macabre’ and performing it on tour, playing Metro

The Faint @ Webster Hall in 2009 (more by Tim Griffin)

Omaha dance-punk revivalists The Faint are set to reissue their 2001 album, Danse Macabre, on October 30 via Saddle Creek. The package includes the remastered LP, six bonus tracks, a DVD, and a 60-page booklet. The six bonus tracks are a Sonic Youth cover, a Thin White Duke remix, an Out Hud remix, a Bright Eyes cover, “Dust” which features Bright Eyes (Conor Oberst was briefly a member of The Faint), and the song “Take Me To The Hospital,” which you can download in exchange for you email address below. Danse Macabre‘s cover art and tracklist are also below.

The Faint will embark on a North American tour in November, on which they’ll be performing Danse Macabre. They’ll reach Chicago on December 12 for a show at Metro with support from tourmates Trust and Icky Blossoms. Tickets go on sale this Saturday (8/25) at noon CST.

All dates, album info for the Danse Macabre reissue, and a song stream are below…



Danse Macabre reissue tracklist:
01. Agenda Suicide
02. Glass Danse
03. Total Job
04. Let the Poison Spill from Your Throat
05. Your Retro Career Melted
06. Posed to Death
07. The Conductor
08. Violent
09. Ballad of a Paralysed Citizen
10. Take Me To The Hospital ^
11. Mote (Sonic Youth cover) *
12. Dust [ft. Bright Eyes] *
13. Falling Out Of Love At This Volume (Bright Eyes cover) !
14. The Conductor (Thin White Duke Remix) %
15. Glass Danse (Out Hud Remix)

^ from 2003’s Saddle Creek 50 compilation
* from 2001’s Mote/Dust EP
! “Agenda Suicide” B-side
% from 2002’s Danse Macabre Remixes

The Faint — 2012 Tour Dates
11/08 Denver, CO Ogden Theatre *
11/09 Salt Lake City, UT In The Venue *
11/10 Reno, NV Knitting Factory *
11/13 Vancouver, BC Commodore Ballroom *
11/14 Portland, OR Roseland Theater
11/16 Sacramento, CA Ace of Spades * ^
11/17 San Francisco, CA Regency Ballroom ^
11/20 San Diego, CA House of Blues ^
11/23 Phoenix, AZ Crescent Ballroom * ^
11/24 Las Vegas, NV House of Blues * ^
11/27 Dallas, TX House of Blues * #
11/28 Austin, TX Emo’s East #
11/30 Nashville, TN Cannery Ballroom * #
12/01 Atlanta, GA The Masquerade – Heaven Stage * #
12/02 Asheville, NC The Orange Peel #
12/05 Washington, DC 9:30 Club * #
12/06 Philadelphia, PA Trocadero * #
12/07 New York, NY Terminal 5 * #
12/08 Boston, MA Paradise Rock Club * #
12/09 Montreal, Quebec Club Soda * #
12/11 Toronto, Ontario Sound Academy * #
12/12 Chicago, IL Metro * #
12/13 Minneapolis, MN First Avenue * #
12/14 Omaha, NE Sokol Auditorium * #

* with Trust
^ with Casket Girls
# with Icky Blossoms

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