Monolith of Phobos

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Monolith of Phobos
Monolith of Phobos, cover for the album with the same name.jpg
Studio album by The Claypool Lennon Delirium
Released June 3, 2016 (2016-06-03)
Recorded 2015
Studio Rancho Relaxo, Sonoma, California
Genre Psychedelic rock, art rock, experimental rock
Length 50:12
Label ATO Records
Producer Sean Lennon, Les Claypool
Singles from Monolith of Phobos
  1. "Cricket and the Genie (Movement 1, The Delirium)"
  2. "Cricket and the Genie (Movement II, Oratorio Di Cricket)"
  3. "Mr. Wright"
  4. "Bubbles Burst"

Monolith of Phobos is the debut studio album by 'The Claypool Lennon Delirium' consisting of American multi-instrumentalists Sean Lennon and Primus' Les Claypool, released on 3 June 2016.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic70/100[2]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[3]
Consequence of SoundB-[4]

The album received generally positive reviews from music critics, receiving a 70 rating on Metacritic. The album also received praise from the general public, sitting at an 8.6 user rating on Metacritic as of August 1, 2017.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."The Monolith of Phobos"4:40
2."Cricket and the Genie (Movement I, The Delirium)"3:52
3."Cricket and the Genie (Movement II, Oratorio Di Cricket)"4:16
4."Mr. Wright"4:21
5."Boomerang Baby"5:48
6."Breath of a Salesman"3:27
7."Captain Lariat"6:00
8."Ohmerica"5:08
9."Oxycontin Girl"5:03
10."Bubbles Burst"4:10
11."There's No Underwear in Space" (Instrumental)3:27
Total length:50:12

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2016) Peak
position
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[5] 134
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[6] 160
US Billboard 200[7] 84

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reed, Ryan (March 21, 2016). "Sean Lennon, Primus' Les Claypool Unite for Collaborative LP, Tour". Rolling Stone. Retrieved March 31, 2016.
  2. ^ "Monolith of Phobos – The Claypool Lennon Delirium". Metacritic. Retrieved August 8, 2016.
  3. ^ Yeung, Neil Z. "Monolith of Phobos – Claypool Lennon Delirium". AllMusic. Retrieved August 8, 2016.
  4. ^ "Monolith of Phobos – Album Review". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 3 June 2016.
  5. ^ "Ultratop.be – The Claypool Lennon Delirium – Monolith of Phobos" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved June 11, 2016.
  6. ^ "Ultratop.be – The Claypool Lennon Delirium – Monolith of Phobos" (in French). Hung Medien. Retrieved June 11, 2016.
  7. ^ "Les Claypool Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved June 14, 2016.