Faking the Books

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Faking the Books
LaliPuna-FakingtheBooks.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedApril 19, 2004 (2004-04-19)
RecordedJune - November 2003
GenreElectronic, indie pop
Length38:30
LabelMorr Music
ProducerMario Thaler
Lali Puna chronology
Scary World Theory
(2001)
Faking the Books
(2004)
Our Inventions
(2010)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic83/100[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[2]
No Ripchord8/10[3]
Pitchfork7.5/10[4]
Stylus MagazineB−[5]

Faking the Books is a studio album by German electronic quartet Lali Puna. It was released in 2004 on the Morr Music label, it peaked at number 23 on Billboard's Top Dance/Electronic Albums chart.[6]

Critical reception[edit]

At Metacritic, which assigns a weighted average score out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, Faking the Books received an average score of 83% based on 18 reviews, indicating "universal acclaim".[1]

It ranked at number 5 on Exclaim!'s "Electronic: Year in Review 2004" list.[7]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."Faking the Books"4:00
2."Call 1-800-Fear"3:24
3."Micronomic"3:23
4."Small Things"3:40
5."B-Movie"3:13
6."People I Know"3:05
7."Grin and Bear"4:41
8."Geography-5"2:27
9."Left Handed"3:44
10."Alienation"4:01
11."Crawling by Numbers"2:52

Charts[edit]

Chart Peak
position
US Top Dance/Electronic Albums (Billboard)[6] 23

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Faking The Books by Lali Puna". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 25 February 2017.
  2. ^ Kellman, Andy. "Faking the Books - Lali Puna". AllMusic. Retrieved 25 February 2017.
  3. ^ Roylance, Paul (25 April 2004). "Lali Puna: Faking the Books". No Ripchord. Retrieved 25 February 2017.
  4. ^ Sylvester, Nick (25 April 2004). "Lali Puna: Faking the Books". Pitchfork. Retrieved 25 February 2017.
  5. ^ Miller, Derek (16 June 2004). "Lali Puna - Faking the Books". Stylus Magazine. Retrieved 25 February 2017.
  6. ^ a b "Lali Puna - Top Dance/Electronic Albums". Billboard. Retrieved 16 January 2018.
  7. ^ "Electronic: Year in Review 2004". Exclaim!. 1 January 2006. Retrieved 25 February 2017.

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