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The Director's Cut

Fantômas - The Director's Cut
Critic Score
Based on 4 reviews
User Score
Based on 75 ratings
2001 Ratings: #188
Liked by 17 people
July 9, 2001 / Release Date
LP / Format
Ipecac / Label
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【In a Panic 3】

It's come clear to me that when Pipe said that he wanted the worst score he was serious and I'm trying everything that I can to not let him get the satisfaction. But he knows me so well. Knows exactly the things I do not like in music and throws them in a blender and consistently serves me the worst. And it's not like he reccomended me 69 or something clearly bad where I can easily brush it off, I have to dig deep into my psyche for why these ... read more


Mike Patton: #27

Today, today is special. It would be a certain person's birthday today. A person that I've spent much time on, possibly 100 hours total listening to his music. I actually said his name already in this review, they were the first two words. ITS MIKE PATTON'S BIRTHDAY. Woooo. So I have something special planned. If everything goes correctly, I'll have 5 reviews out today, this being the first one.

Well let's start this birthday review quintet off with some Fantomas. Mike Patton ... read more



I have never started and never finished an album so many times in my life, and after seven months I finally have. And yeah, I've never much cared for this band's anti-song approach to music, and soaking their structureless and brief tunes with homages to movies and themes I've never seen and heard does even less for me.

It's musical mush. It's too weird and dissonant to be enjoyable. There's some sick ideas here and there, but there's really no 'songs' to come ... read more

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Track List

  1. The Godfather
  2. Der Golem
  3. Experiment in Terror
  4. One Step Beyond
  5. Night of the Hunter (Remix)
  6. Cape Fear
  7. Rosemary's Baby
  8. The Devil Rides Out (Remix)
  9. Spider Baby
  10. The Omen (Ave Satani)
  11. Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer
  12. Vendetta
  13. Untitled
  14. Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion
  15. Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me
  16. Charade

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Added on: May 26, 2013