Review: The Mars Volta

The Mars Volta

Seems that the new The Mars Volta music video for “Televators” was released on Universal’s site.  It’s pretty tight, and well worth watching.  Pulled a tube and sat with it cranked… the song “Televators” is really quite magnificent, a delicate barrage of prog-like rock ballet guitar and drums, all the while vocalist Cedric croons his way back to Led Zeppelin times.

It sorta reminds me of the song “Planet Caravan”, but for different reasons.  This single disc was released only in Australia, and features the LP version of Televators, the live-at-XMRadio recorded “Roulette Dares” and “Drunkship of Lanterns” and two live-in-London songs, “Cicatriz Esp” and, again, “Televators”.

If you’re a The Mars Volta fan, it’s definitely worthy…when has a single been almost 49 minutes long?  If you don’t know The Mars Volta, go buy their full length album, “De-loused in the Comatorium”.