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FRANCES THE MUTE

The Mars Volta

 

Heavy Prog

4.05 | 724 ratings

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3 stars By popular music standards, a very good album...borderline album of the year. This record puts images in your head when you listen to it, not always the best ones. It kind of makes me think of a trashy society in which everything is going wrong but a few really musicians are blasting their hearts out talking about it.

I was wowed by their energy. The spanish lyrics are sometimes very annoying. The guitar tones really contribute to the "trash progness."

Some very good prog moments. Some useless noise and ambience. Some very good noise and ambience. The "commercial" track is actually very good and sounds like Led Zep. (The Widow)

Definatly a must have for fans of hardcore art prog ala Volta, not for everyone though.

3 Stars

Good but non-essential

(If you are looking for many hours of analyzing hardcore prog this is the record for you)

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