Despair (album)

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Despair
Studio album by Omar Rodríguez-López
Released January 26, 2009
Recorded April 2007
Genre Musique concrète, Experimental, Noise music
Length 38:57
Label Willie Anderson Recordings
Producer Omar Rodríguez-López
Omar Rodríguez-López chronology
Megaritual
(2009)
Despair
(2009)
Cryptomnesia
(2009)

Despair is the tenth solo record by The Mars Volta Guitarist/Composer Omar Rodríguez-López released by Willie Anderson Recordings. Prior to beginning the studio sessions for The Bedlam in Goliath, Rodriguez-Lopez recorded Despair, inspired by his experiences in and around Jerusalem and using material culled from field recordings and studio experimentation. This record was pressed on white vinyl.

Track listing[edit]

Every track is named after a film directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder, including Despair.

  1. "In einem Jahr mit 13" – 2:18
  2. "Liebe ist kälter als der Tod" – 2:28
  3. "Satansbraten" – 3:20
  4. "Angst essen Seele auf" – 2:04
  5. "Martha" – 1:17
  6. "Rio das Mortes" – 6:14
  7. "Warnung vor einer heilgen Nutte" – 1:56
  8. "Chinesisches Roulette" – 14:38
  9. "Lola" – 1:33
  10. "Angst vor der Angst" – 3:07

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label
United Kingdom January 26, 2009 Willie Anderson Recordings

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