Frances The Mute (studio album) by The Mars Volta
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The best album by The Mars Volta is De-Loused In The Comatorium which is ranked number 489 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 3,685.
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This album is rated in the top 2% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 78.2/100, a mean average of 76.4/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 78.4/100. The standard deviation for this album is 18.7.
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Long. Blend of Jazz rock, Prog rock, even Space rock, plus jamming. The multiple segments and passages throughout the tracks can make it a bit fragmented. Some parts brilliant, some just musical noise effects. One you gotta be in the mood for.
Highlights: All of them.
and fume0dm, you're right.
Fuck Pitchfork.Just fuck it.
More difficult than the previous but much more ambitious.Every "track" is an album per se itself.Very technical musicians!
I prefer Deloused in the Comatorium and Ampuchechture, but this is still one addicting and crazy Prog Rock record.
Frances the Mute is a step back from their previous album, but is still one The Mars Volta's best albums. The albums meanders at times, but there is a lot of good content in these tracks.
The Mars Volta has proven throughout the 2000s that they're one of the greatest bands ever, and this album is possibly their greatest achievement. The 13+ minute long songs are never boring for one moment because of their epic guitar solos, eerie experimental sounds, and rapid-fire drums. While it isn't the most accessible album (the last song is 30 minutes long!) it's a must listen for any audiophile.
This album is fucking incredible. So full of ideas and almost every idea is fucking great and executed perfectly. Cassandra Gemini is a top 10 all time favorite for me. Cygnus Vismund Cygnus is a masterpiece aswell.
The widow and Lvia are both incredibly cheesy but in the most enjoyable way. Not in the cringeworthy way but in the awesome way. Miranda drags a bit so I cant give this album a 100 but its damn close.
There's some great tracks on this album, especially L'Via and The Widow.
The perfect follow up to De-Loused.
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