I Love the Mars Volta

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    Powerful and Complex.

    Strange, confusing lyrics that only make sense after you think about them, agonize over them... intense, driving music, and his voice makes me feel wound up, panicky, depressed, anxious. Such an interesting experience listening to them.
    slowrewind slowrewind
    22-25, F
    May 6, 2007

    So... New Album?

    Noctourniquet! March 27! Be still my heart.
    trashbag trashbag
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 17, 2012

    They're Just Awesome.

    i remeber i saw them in a magazine about four years ago. omar and cedric looked amazingly neat, and even though i cut out their pictures and a big pull-quote that's as far as i went. but then i bought de-loused.  it's like a drug, i was hooked.  i saw them live. ...
    anndisaster anndisaster
    16-17, F
    3 Responses May 6, 2007

    **** It

    i really despised that song, the widow, they would play it all the time on the radio, and i hated it. then my sister bought the album, and i fought the instinct to understand, or even give it a chance. but i fell in love with cicatriz, oh i fell hard. i just wanted to listen...
    autumneffect autumneffect
    16-17
    Jul 28, 2008

    Open Wrist Talks Back Again....

    I've absolutely loved TMV since I first heard Deloused about 5 years ago. They're the most amazing band I've ever heard! And they're completely under-rated. I finally got to see them live on 9/05/09 and it was the most incredible experience. I knew they were going to be good but...
    Motilliatta Motilliatta
    26-30, M
    Sep 9, 2009

    They're Geniuses From Another Dimension

    The first song I heard of theirs was "L'Via L'Viaquez." I was mesmerized, completely. I had never heard Spanish rock before. Not the way TMV does it! Instantly they became my favorite band ever. The music was so powerful and different. I was so sick of all the...
    LaRuse LaRuse
    18-21, F
    Jul 14, 2009

    Tmv

    I first heard of them about 5 years ago..I've been a fan every since..I've seen them 4 times...front row! I refuse to sit anywhere else. I actually have some videos of me singing on youtube...Im not the greatest but cedric isnt easy to pull off..If anyone is from texas , let me...
    txtee34 txtee34
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 3, 2009

    Four Wonderous Lines

    everyone stabs all the time persuasion deflowers your sympathy everybody has chosen to help the shovels that bury me
    beautifuldisaster123 beautifuldisaster123
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 20, 2007

    I always sought out music

    that is unique and technical with talented musicians and this is a band that was recommended by a fellow musician and ever since, I find myself trying to sing along with EVERY song. Not even close to a talented singer but wow, see them live if you haven't! Amazing musicians...
    L101 L101
    26-30, M
    Dec 26, 2013

    I Always Loved the Mars Volta

    But I am like completely obsessed now. They are my second favorite band of all time. No...Omar and Cedric are my 2nd and 3rd favorite musicians of all time. They are always creative and while their sound changes, the quality of their music has not. If you haven't, check out Omar...
    phaerei phaerei
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jul 23, 2009
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