Frances The Mute

The Mars Volta - Frances The Mute
Critic Score
Based on 14 reviews
2005 Ratings: #132 / 367
User Score
Based on 119 ratings
2005 Ratings: #27
March 1, 2005 / Release Date
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Muhammed
99
an album like no other
ElectricMess
85
While it might be a tad too much for me at times, I can't deny that this is an extremely creative and mind-boggling record. Happy now, attehdrivethru?
Chimecha
NR
I don't know about you, but the way these songs are structured just adds to their replayability for me.
NewDawnFadez
98
Frances the Mute’s enthralling and tragic storytelling, and incredibly ambitious five tracks make for one of the best progressive albums of all time! The insane instrumentals and gritty lyricism work together flawlessly. Frances the mute tells the story of Cygnus, a sex-crazed drug addict who also happens to be the product of a violent occurrence involving his mother being raped. FTM focuses on Cygnus’ journey of uncovering his lineage, and the dark realities that exist within that ... read more
morningsbell
1
You're welcome too, rowan
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END OF YEAR LISTS

#12/SPIN
#24/Rolling Stone

Track List

  1. Cygnus...Vismund Cygnus
  2. The Widow
  3. L'Via L'Viaquez
  4. Miranda That Ghost Just Isn't Holy Anymore
  5. Cassandra Gemini
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