A Perfect Circle - Mer De Noms (CD)

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Categories
RockPopMusic
Category
  1. Performer
  2. Rock & Pop
  3. Alternative
Number of Discs
1
Number of Items
1
Title
Mer de Noms [PA]
Media
CD
BarCode
724384925321
Country of Origin
USA
Label
Capitol
Department
Music
Mono / Stereo
Stereo
Format
CD
Barcode
724384925321
Previews

Rolling Stone (1/4/01, p.114) - Included in Rolling Stone's "Top 50 Albums of 2000" - "...A positively ancient metal, a gothic throb that leapfrogs over rap metal back to the sleek PORNOGRAPHY-era dolor of the Cure and psychedlic-Valhalla songs of Led Zep....refreshing darkness."
Spin (10/03, p.107) - "...On the ballad '3 Libras', Keenan sings with an elegance few could have imagined..."
Entertainment Weekly (6/2/00, p.78) - "...Less ominous [than Maynard's former band Tool], leavening guitar shrapnel with genuinely pretty melodies and frilly production flourishes - kinda like neo-Metallica, but with 'cojones'." - Rating: A-
Q (7/00, p.122) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Echoes Tool's dark alt.rock dynamics in the stealthy riffing of 'Magdalena' and 'Judith', but it is with gentler songs such as '3 Libras' or the Led Zeppelin-influenced 'Renholder' that [they] truly shine."
CMJ (5/22/00, p.26) - "...Offers songs [which] are carefully arranged, less aggressive and almost symphonic in scope, letting [James] Keenan reference religion and sex while biting with ruthless verbal bitch slaps....Merciless."
Melody Maker (6/20/00, p.60) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...This is Killing Joke and Jane's Addiction; this is Soundgarden and Alice In Chains; Keenan's gorgeously intimate voice is shoved up front throughout and it's his throat's suckable folds that draw you deeper in..."
NME (Magazine) (7/1/00, p.45) - 7 out of 10 - "...Mystic atmospherics and haunting, uplifting vocals....[They] have created a work of morbid beauty. In terms of darkness, it eclipses nearly everything else."

Tracks
  1. [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] The Hollow
  2. [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Magdalena
  3. [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Rose
  4. [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Judith
  5. [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Orestes
  6. [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] 3 Libras
  7. [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Sleeping Beauty
  8. [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Thomas
  9. [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Renholder
  10. [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] Thinking Of You
  11. [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] Brena
  12. [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] Over
Packaged weight
90.718 g
Songs / Tracks
  1. [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Hollow, The
  2. [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Magdalena
  3. [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Rose
  4. [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Judith - (remix)
  5. [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Orestes
  6. [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] 3 Libras
  7. [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Sleeping Beauty
  8. [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Thomas
  9. [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Renhold‰r
  10. [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] Thinking of You
  11. [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] Bre¤a
  12. [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] Over
Genre
Pop
Release Date
12 March 2002
Duration
44m 25s
Artist
Perfect Circle
Country
South Africa
Notes

A Perfect Circle: Maynard James Keenan (vocals, gourd); Billy Howerdel (guitar, piano, bass, programming, background vocals); Troy Van Leeuwen (guitar); Paz Lanchantin (violin, bass, background vocals); Josh Freese (drums, percussion).
Additional personnel: Luciano Lenchantin (viola); Tim Alexander (drums); Draven Godwin (percussion); Keli Shafer (background vocals).
Engineers include: Billy Howerdel, Frank Grymer, Critter.
Recorded at Perfect Circle Studios, Exstacy and The Chop Shop, Hollywood, California; Sound City, Van Nuys, California.
A Perfect Circle: Maynard James Keenan (vocals, gourd); Billy Howerdel (guitar, piano, bass, programming, background vocals); Troy Van Leeuwen (guitar); Paz Lanchantin (violin, bass, background vocals); Josh Freese (drums, percussion).
Additional personnel: Luciano Lenchantin (viola); Tim Alexander (drums); Draven Godwin (percussion); Keli Shafer (background vocals).
Engineers include: Billy Howerdel, Frank Grymer, Critter.
Recorded at Perfect Circle Studios, Exstacy and The Chop Shop, Hollywood, California and Sound City, Van Nuys, California.
Personnel: Billy Howerdel (vocals, guitar, piano, keyboards, programming); Maynard James Keenan (vocals); Josh Freese (drums, percussion); Tim "Herb" Alexander (drums).
Audio Mixers: Alan Moulder; Billy Howerdel.
Recording information: Extasy Studios, North Hollywood, CA; Perfect Circle Studios, North Hollywood, CA; Sound City Studios, Van Nuys, CA; The Chop Shop, Hollywood, CA.
Photographer: Dean Murphy.
Tool vocalist Maynard James Keenan offers up something to fill the collective void of fans eagerly awaiting a follow up to AENIMA. Keenan teamed with Tool guitar tech and A Perfect Circle guitarist/composer Billy Howerdel for MER DE NOMS, which is both a band effort and an engaging hard rock album, recorded while Tool renegotiated with their label and other band members took a break. But don't be fooled; A Perfect Circle is more than a one-off side project.
The band isn't nearly as brutal as Tool; the musical textures are instead spacious and melodic. Keenan maintains his brooding, emotionally charged vocal style and his knack for conjuring bleak imagery. The track most comparable to Tool's music, "Rose," utilizes rise-and-fall dynamics and unpredictably breaks away to gentle strings, while "Judith" (the album's title is French for "sea of names," hence the song titles), explores free thought and warns against blind faith, and "Orestes" departs from the predominant guitar distortion with moody, powerful results.

Date Released
2000-05-29
Audio Format
PCM Audio
Studio / Live
Studio
Video Disabled
0
Warranty
Limited (6 months)
Performer
A Perfect Circle
Producer
Billy Howerdel
Discs
1
Artists
  1. A Perfect Circle
Distributor
EMI Music Distribution
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Not their best album but still has some good songs

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