Label: Music Factory Group - 82876 70949 2 • Format: Cassette Album • Country: Ukraine • Genre: Rock • Style: Alternative Rock, Thrash, Post Rock, Experimental
Upon its release, the album received widespread acclaim from critics. Despite the time difference between releases, Mezmerize and Hypnotize were recorded within the same time frame. The album features guitarist Daron Malakian sharing most of the vocal work with vocalist Serj Tankiansplitting the Sunday Walk - Jean-Luc Ponty - Sunday Walk at least halfway on High Times - Alvin Lee - RX5 of the Radio/Video - System Of A Down - Mezmerize.
InMalakian and Tankian both independently revealed that at the time of recording the two albums, Tankian was almost out of the band. According to Tankian, this was because of differences in creative input and financial revenue split. Malakian wrote "Old School Hollywood" after playing in a celebrity baseball game for charity. The song mentions Tony Danza and Frankie Avalonwho also played in the game. Malakian commented on the song to Revolver magazine:.
I first saw Kiss at a relative's house. I remember being so afraid of Kiss, and it just stuck. I was listening to that album in my car with my girlfriend a few months back. When I put it on, I said: 'This album is extremely special to me. In the same interview Daron Malakian talked about "Violent Pornography" "non-stop disco" lines:. The Japanese version of the album contains Radio/Video - System Of A Down - Mezmerize slightly different mix of "Soldier Side Intro " with strings, while the leaked mp3 version of "Cigaro" contains a 4-stick hit intro not present in the retail version.
The album artwork is done by Vartan Malakianthe father of guitarist Daron Malakian. Mezmerize was acclaimed by critics, scoring 85 at Metacritic based on 19 reviews, indicating "universal acclaim". It was chosen as one of Amazon. The hit single "B. All lyrics written by Daron Malakian and Serj Tankianexcept where noted.
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