THE MARS VOLTA : : FRANCES THE MUTE


The Mars Volta
While we don't have an official statement from The Mars Volta, we have received word from www.inertiatic.com about the band's follow up to their amazing debut De-Loused in the Comatorium. The album will be called, Frances the Mute, details below.

Frances the Mute, set to be released March 22, 2005:

All the players are the same as have toured for a year now. However, the album will also include a great number of guest performers, including Larry Harlow as previously reported. It was produced by Omar Rodriguez-Lopez, mixed by Rich Costey, and recorded in Australia, Los Angeles, Puerto Rico and New York.

Storm Thorgerson (Pink Floyd) is doing the artwork again, and the lyrics will be included in the package this time. The songs are both in English and Spanish. "The Widow" will be the single, and it will have a video.

The 77 minutes of music will be seamless all the way through. The tracklist looks like this:

FRANCES THE MUTE:

CYGNUS....VISMUND CYGNUS
A. SARCOPHAGI
B. UMBILICAL SYLLABLES
C. FACILIS DESCENUS AVERNI
D. CON SAFO

THE WIDOW

L' VIA L' VIAQUEZ

MIRANDA THAT GHOST JUST ISN'T HOLY ANYMORE
A. VADE MECUM
B. POUR ANOTHER ICEPICK
C. PISACIS (PHRA-MEN-MA)
D. CON SAFO

CASSANDRA GEMINI
A. TARANTISM
B. PLANT A NAIL IN THE NAVEL STREAM
C. FAMINEPULSE
D. MULTIPLE SPOUSE WOUNDS
E. SARCOPHAGI

Read JamBase's recent live review of: The Mars Volta.

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