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Let's Face It
Studio album by The Mighty Mighty Bosstones
Released March 11, 1997
Recorded 1996 at Bearsville Sound Studios, Bearsville, New York; Fort Apache Studios, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Genre Ska punk
Length 33:21
Label Mercury, Big Rig
Producer Paul Q. Kolderie, Sean Slade
Professional reviews
The Mighty Mighty Bosstones chronology
Question the Answers
Let's Face It
Live from the Middle East
Singles from Let's Face It
  1. "The Impression That I Get"
    Released: 1997
  2. "The Rascal King"
    Released: 1997
  3. "Royal Oil"
    Released: 1997

Let's Face It is an album by The Mighty Mighty Bosstones. It was released on March 11, 1997 by Mercury Records. This album sold very well due to the success of its single "The Impression That I Get", which reached #1 on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart. Also faring well were the album's other two singles, "Royal Oil" (#22) and "The Rascal King" (#7). The album itself reached #27 on the Billboard 200 (the only Bosstones' album to crack the Top 50).


Track listing

  1. "Noise Brigade" - 2:16 (Dicky Barrett, Dennis Brockenborough, Joe Gittleman, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones)
  2. "The Rascal King" - 2:46 (Barret, Gittleman, Bosstones)
  3. "Royal Oil" - 2:39 (Barrett, Nate Albert, Bosstones)
  4. "The Impression That I Get" - 3:15 (Barrett, Gittleman, Bosstones)
  5. "Let's Face It" - 2:39 (Barrett, Albert, Bosstones)
  6. "That Bug Bit Me" - 2:09 (Barrett, Albert, Bosstones)
  7. "Another Drinkin' Song" - 3:50 (Barrett, Gittleman, Bosstones)
  8. "Numbered Days" - 3:10 (Barrett, Albert, Bosstones)
  9. "Break So Easily" - 2:45 (Barret, Brockenborough, Bosstones)
  10. "Nevermind Me" - 3:21 (Barrett, Gittleman, Bosstones)
  11. "Desensitized" - 2:04 (Barrett, Tim Burton, Bosstones)
  12. "1-2-8" - 2:39 (Barrett, Gittleman, Bosstones)

12" Vinyl bonus track

  1. "Wrong Thing Right Then" - 3:12



  • The inspiration for "The Rascal King" was James Michael Curley, a politician from Boston, Massachusetts "[1]
  • The vinyl version of this album includes a bonus track, "Wrong Thing Right Then" which originally appeared on the soundtrack to the 1997 film, Meet the Deedles.
  • "The Impression That I Get" was featured in the drumming video game Donkey Konga as well as Taiko Drum Master.
  • "The Rascal King" is currently used as the intro music for The Adam Carolla Podcast, and was used in Carolla's film The Hammer
  • "The Rascal King" was used in the videogame Rogue Trip: Vacation 2012.
  • "The Impression That I Get" was used in the Digimon: The Movie.


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