The Empyrean

John Frusciante - The Empyrean
Critic Score
Based on 9 reviews
2009 Ratings: #328 / 883
User Score
Based on 96 ratings
2009 Ratings: #38
Liked by 7 people
January 20, 2009 / Release Date
LP / Format
Record Collection / Label
John Frusciante / Producer
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John Frusciante is an artist who, generally, is known as the guitarist of the Red Hot Chilli Peppers, one of the defining bands of the late 90s. So, going into this album, I was quite intrigued about what he was capable of without any external influence. And, honestly, this is probably better than anything he did with the band. "The Empyrean" displays Frusciante's amazing versatility and vision as an artist, moving over a multitude of tones and scopes that all flow to create a pretty ... read more
For me the best album ever. The meaning of life made an album. Maybe for me the best songwriter of the generation. You can feel every moment. From love to after life. It's just a moment of perfection
Ocean man take me by the hand.
WOAH!! glad i randomly checked this album because it just simply blown me away. John Frusciante vocals and lyrics are just so amazing and with the soft sound and production lets his vocals just stand out even more. Honestly, listen to this album as soon as you can because you won't be disappointed.


Before the Beginning 1010
Song to the Siren 9/10
Unreachable 9.5/10
God 9/10
Dark/Light 10/10
Heaven 9.5/10
Enough of Me 9.5/10
Central 10/10
One More of Me 9/10
After the Ending ... read more
Fucking amazing album. The songwriting on here is great. The vocals are great. The guitars on here are great. All the other instruments and products used are great. This is one of those albums that hooks you in for the ride and in this case its a Beautiful ride. Frusciante does his craft really really well in this project. And this album has only gotten better on repeated listens.
Best tracks: Before the Beginning, Song to the Siren, Unreachable, Dark/Light, Central
Worst tracks: N/a
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Added on: April 29, 2013