The Mars Volta ‎– Frances The Mute

Gold Standard Laboratories ‎– UICU-1082, Universal Records ‎– UICU-1082
CD, Album, Promo


Cygnus.... Vismund Cygnus 13:02
1A Sarcophagi
1B Umbilical Syllables
1C Facilis Descenus Averni
1D Con Safo
2 The Widow 5:50
3 L' Via L' Viaquez 12:21
Miranda That Ghost Just Isn't Holy Anymore 13:09
4A Vade Mecum
4B Pour Another Icepick
4C Pisacis (Phra-Men-Ma)
4D Con Safo
Cassandra Gemini
5 I 4:45
6 II 6:40
7 II 2:55
8 IV 7:41
9 V 4:59
10 VI 3:48
11 VII 0:46
12 VIII 0:53

Companies, etc.



The CD packaging specifies the fifth track name as Cassandra Geminni. However, the artist website and the vinyl release of this album specify its name as Cassandra Gemini. The movements of this track (Tarantism / Plant A Nail In The Navel Stream / Faminepulse / Multiple Spouse Wounds / Sarcophagi) listed here do not align with the track splits on CD (tracks 5-12).

Engineered at:
373 Ewingsdale, Byron Bay, Australia.
6540 Matilija, Van Nuys, California.
291 South Lake Street, Burbank, California.
3400 Eagle Rock Blvd, Loa Angeles, California.
453 Mario Julia Industrial Park, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
5161 North Cartwright Ave, N Hollywood, California.
3222 Los Feliz Blvd, Los Angeles, California.
441 W. 53rd Street, New York Ciry, New York.

Mixed at Avatar Studios in New York City.
Mastered at Masterdisk.

℗ & © 2005 The Mars Volta
Made in Japan

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 4 988005 383143
  • Barcode (Scanned): 4988005383143
  • ASIN: B00074C4D0
  • Matrix / Runout: UICX-1088 1Y V
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L244
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 4011
  • Rights Society: JASRAC