Emotive (Explicit Version) CD (2004)

Artist: Perfect Circle

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Onslaught from APC

by Maynard James Keenan on 11/17/2004

This is not your typical APC album. So don't be disappointed in that way. This is a cover album. Most of the songs have a heavy APC pressence in them. And there are 2 original APC songs on the CD. There are some heavy songs on this album, but this tends to be more brain music than head banging. This is a very precise and calculated album, all the songs are unique sounding and worth the price of admission. Read More

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Product Overview

A Perfect Circle's new album, eMOTIVe is a collection of songs about war, peace, love and greed. In addition to previously announced versions of JOHN LENNON's "Imagine", MARVIN GAYE's "What's Goin On" and FEAR's "Let's Have a War", "eMOTIVe" includes renditions of songs by JONI MITCHELL, DEVO, DEPECHE MODE and BLACK FLAG, as well as the original song "Passive".

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Label Virgin Records
SKU 63911298
UPC 724386668721
UPC 14 00724386668721
Format CD
Release Date 11/2/2004
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Author Perfect Circle
Compilation Appearance Underworld (Bonus Tracks)
Compilation Appearance Resident Evil: apocalypse
Compilation Appearance Mtv2 Headbandger's Ball Vol 2
Associated Artist/Work Da Capo Players
Associated Artist/Work Da Capo Players (The)
Technical Info
Engineer Billy Howerdel; Danny Lohner; Critter; Joshua Eustis; Billy Howerdel
Producer Billy Howerdel; Danny Lohner; Billy Howerdel
CatalogID CDVUS 257
Lable Name Virgin
Released 11/01/2004
Original Release 2004
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Length 48m : 12s
Mono/Stereo Stereo
Studio/Live Studio
UPC 00724386668721
Album Notes and Credits
A Perfect Circle: Danny Lohner, Jeordie White (bass guitar); Josh Freese (drums); James Iha, Maynard James Keenan, Paz Lenchantin, Billy Howerdel .
Personnel: Billy Howerdel (vocals, guitar, piano, harmonium, keyboards, programming); Danny Lohner (vocals, guitar, keyboards, programming); Maynard James Keenan (vocals, piano); James Iha (guitar, keyboards, programming); Paz Lenchantin (strings, piano); Jason Freese (tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone); Joshua Eustis (Fender Rhodes piano, drums); Charles Clouser (programming).
Audio Mixers: Billy Howerdel ; Danny Lohner; Andy Wallace; Joshua Eustis.
Photographers: Steven R. Gilmore; John Giustina.
Arrangers: Maynard James Keenan; Danny Lohner.
For EMOTIVE, their third full-length album, A Perfect Circle offers up a covers-heavy collection that includes a number of protest songs. What's most striking about this set is the way in which the group reworks pop classics. In the hands of frontman Maynard James Keenan and company, John Lennon's "Imagine" becomes a foreboding lament, and Marvin Gaye's "What's Going On" is transformed into an oddly soothing, nearly ambient song. Other standout tracks include a lullaby-like, electronics-laced take on Depeche Mode's "People Are People" and a gently melodic version of "When the Levee Breaks" (almost totally unrecognizable from Led Zeppelin's revered rendition). EMOTIVE also presents two APC originals--the frustration-venting "Passive" and the scathing "Counting Bodies like Sheep to the Rhythm of the War Drums." Although a few tracks feature amped-up arrangements, it's remarkable how many of these tunes are subdued and understated, further backing up A Perfect Circle's status as a dynamic, unpredictable band.
Professional Reviews
Rolling Stone (p.107) - 3 stars out of 5 - "[They] revisit classic protest hits, jacking up the terror by throwing out iconic arrangements and performing heretical surgery on the melodies."
Spin (p.117) - "[T]he band seems dedicated to big challenges....A Perfect Circle prove that they've got not only good taste, but real bite, too." - Grade: B
Entertainment Weekly (p.80) - "Sweetly morbid dreams of a better world abound on this politically motivated release..." - Grade: B
Uncut (p.138) - 4 stars out of 5 -"Unexpectedly impressive, like a 2004 equivalent of Randy California's similarly motivated masterpiece, SPIRIT OF '76."
Mojo (Publisher) (p.102) - 3 stars out of 5 - "[A]pplying minimalist melodies and hypnotic rhythms to a repertoire that seems collectively absurd, but is woven together by the band's singular sonic worldview."
Disc 1
1 Annihilation
2 Imagine
3 (What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding?
4 What's Going On
5 Passive
6 Gimmie Gimmie Gimmie
7 People Are People
8 Freedom Of Choice
9 Let's Have A War
10 Counting Bodies Like Sheep To The Rhythm Of The War Drums
11 When The Levee Breaks
12 Fiddle And The Drum
Product Attributes
Artist Perfect Circle
Label Virgin Records
Music Format Compact Disc

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