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The Mars Volta


Heavy Prog

4.07 | 1006 ratings

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5 stars Damn fillers ...

"Frances the Mute" was an album that appealed to me more than "De-Loused in Comatorium." The sounds and break beats, the furious pace and energetic with influences from jazz and Latin sounds, all these elements were in your album premiere, but are taken to another level, clearly demonstrating the maturity of its members.

But of course for being mature does not mean they will not commit a major errors.And the error of "Frances the Mute" is the sound effects and collages existing at the end of each song-the called "fillers" . This is really annoying, they are wasting several minutes that could be used so that they could esbajar creative genius they have.Aside from that album is pretty good, but "L'Via L'Viaquez" sometimes tends to be boring,the first 4 minutes "Miranda that Ghost just is not Holy Anymore" is overwhelming to my ears and edit I downloaded contained only 8 minutes of "Cassandra Gemini", which is terrible considering that the song is 31 minutes (or not).

3.5 stars, rounded down.

voliveira | 5/5 |


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