De-Loused In The Comatorium (studio album) by The Mars Volta
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Amazing stuff. Nervous, fast paced, in your face prog, yet subtle and delicate at the same time. And hey, there's mellotron. Probably one of my favorite rock albums ever.
The kind of music that requires your full attention otherwise yeah, it can be unbearable.
Too dissonant and chaotic for my current state of mind. Very accomplished musicians are involved, but I could take less enthusiastic kinds of songs any time. Less is sometimes more.
A complex masterpiece.
A complex and mind bending concept album roughly translated to the visions of a real life protagonist’s dreams whilst in a drug endured coma. Entire internet chat columns are dedicated to decoding its twisted clever lyrics and themes - the ultimate rabbit hole if you’ve got time on your hands
Highlights: All of them.
Absolute Gem. Basically at 100 the whole album.
Drunkship of Lanterns is killer. The rest of the album is really good, but sometimes I just want to listen to that song over and over
These guys are crazy awesome. The way Omar Rodríguez-López writes and thinks is very reminiscent of Robert Fripp/King Crimson, but the music comes at you full force like Bad Brains or Fugazi. De-Loused in the Comatorium might be their most accomplished and realized work, though I do go back and forth between this one and their next, Frances the Mute. Definitely give it a listen.
I remember listening to the last 10 seconds of "Inertiatic Esp" on MTV and thinking that something awesome had happened. I literally took note of the band's name and ran to buy the album. What an amazing trip to be 15 and discover a gem like that.
Sounds like King Crimson playing for Fidel Castro in a summer holiday
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