Especially if you don’t come from money. Tags Alternative Rock Prog-Rock. Regarding the release, vocalist Cedric Bixler-Zavala states that the band “wanted to make the opposite of all the records we’ve done. I think ‘Teflon’ is my favorite because it kind of has that slacker attitude of someone who doesn’t vote but at the same time is giving a fuck. Vismund Cygnus’ yet lack structure and memorable hooks, while the introductory ballad ‘Since We’ve Been Wrong’ soars closer to the Eagles than Led Zeppelin.
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Regarding the release, vocalist Cedric Bixler-Zavala states that the band “wanted to make the opposite of all the records we’ve done. We had two friends that we knew from Texas who just randomly vanished.
You get the sense that this album was a one-shot recording, as nearly every track seamlessly cross fades into the next.
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Octahedron is the fifth full-length studio album by American progressive rock band the Mars Voltareleased on June 23, Create your account Finish Sign Up.
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This page was last edited on 1 Novemberat Mara Studio album by The Mars Volta. Later, the song unofficially named “Beneath the Eyelids” by the fans was played live by the band at the New Year’s Eve show in San Francisco at the end of the acoustic set, introduced by Cedric Bixler-Zavala as “the song that we worked on that hasn’t come out yet”.
The album has a score of 66 out of from Metacriticindicating “generally favorable reviews”. Octahedron represents a new phase for The Mars Voltaa transition into subtlety and accessibility. Retrieved 29 June July Learn how and when to remove this template message. The song feels like it was written during the Salem Witch Trials, and it sarcastically takes the religious right wing slang of how all women were treated.
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That’s what our band does — celebrate mutations. I was however a bit concerned about the text, specifically the reference to ‘devil daughters’.
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