John Frusciante Enter 'Solo X'

News has emerged of a tenth solo recording by Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante.

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This is the tenth solo recording of John Frusciante, written and recorded during 2005-2007. John has made the statement that 17 songs were considered for this album, and at least 14 will be included. This record will be more extensively produced as with his earlier record, Shadows Collide With People. Josh Klinghoffer will play drums throughout. This record will seemingly be the fitting sequel to Curtains, released by Frusciante in early 2005, the final of his 6 albums in 6 months series. This album supposedly will be acoustic-based, while implementing a classical feel to the songs. This implies that either John or Josh will be playing piano more heavily on this collection. Frusciante's tenth solo disc is highly anticipated due to the lack of releases since his high creative output in 2004. Lyrics from this album were inscribed on the Curtains vinyl. They are "this whole circle stands stamp where you stand," and "a million ways things could be." Find more at Wikipedia article here.

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    jamus_dood
    Shadows collide with people is genious. Havnt herd much of his other stuff, but id imagine its amazing as well
    Pantera
    hey man flea can say that it's their best album..to them. but he can't decide for us that we can't like any other song or album by them if we don't like their last cd. I mean I respect the guy but that's just BS.
    thedoc40
    zartists.net wrote: What about Ataxia II?
    it was apparently released on May 29th
    sirpsycho85
    cookadam wrote: Pantera wrote: Final-F*cking-ly, jezus. Some John is MORE then welcome after that crappy RHCP album this year. Well some John songs are allways welcome but yeah now even more than usual. John is the man. Umm, I remeber Flea saying that if you dont like Stadium Arcadium, you don't like the RHCP. He said it is the best representation of them to date.
    But then Flea soon retracted the statement bc he realized how dumb it is to call people who love the band but not this album anything other than true fans. I am a big rhcp fan, especially Californication, so i don't knock the new stuff just because, but this latest album was bad. I was upset by flea's words, but then glad he took them back.
    paintITblack39
    Musical Meds wrote: haha this has been on wikipedia for months....
    Yeah, anyone could've gotten credit for this I can't wait for it to come out, though.
    CriminalPiece
    cookadam wrote: Pantera wrote: Final-F*cking-ly, jezus. Some John is MORE then welcome after that crappy RHCP album this year. Well some John songs are allways welcome but yeah now even more than usual. John is the man. Umm, I remeber Flea saying that if you dont like Stadium Arcadium, you don't like the RHCP. He said it is the best representation of them to date.
    So because they don't like one album they released, they can't like anything the band has ever produced because they don't feel it was their "creative peak"? What an idiot, I bet he was saying that just after the new album was released like all artists do to hype their music.
    MozieMP
    cant wait for this one. frusciante is such a talented guitarist and vocalist.
    Nexu
    WOOOHOOO I have all of Johns albums i bloody love him!!!! ...however a quote from Wikipedia doesnt exactly mean news...does it? Its been up there a while now
    KenMasters
    Hey, found out late. does this crazy guy ever stop? he's my mentor, i admire him since Nianda Lades. As for StadArc 'tis not bad at all compared to By the way and One Hot Minute but surely doesnt go as far as BloodSugar. i like hillel a lot but he died too young and didnt reach his peak
    Sound_Garden_X
    GuitarJunkie wrote: im really torn over his solo stuff. I love a few of the songs off of shadows collide with people but at some point i just feel like saying..."ok we get, you used to be a junkie, now your not...we know!". With that being said Frusciante is one of my favorite guitarists of all time so im not ripping on him are anything.
    I dont get what your saying, John was a junkie but his songs have nothing to do with anything, look up some interviews he said that his words dont have any meaning he just throws words together to make them sound cool. Like in the song "Regret" he doesn't regret his past he loves it it's what made him him. He just says "I regret my past" because it's good subject matter.
    vaughanjohn82
    Shadows was his greatest and most refined piece of music distributed. I say "distributed" because I feel he has still to release his absolute best. He is a walking dictionary of music. Everything he has done is pushing boundaries. Stadium Arcadium is still growing on me. Each day I hear another part of a song which gives me a buzz... without question the culmination of their careers in a fine album. Not as raw as BSSM but just as good in my opinion. Hey is a great song... the guitar is sensational. Great news about the new album... more Frusciante magic on the way!!!
    cdspence626
    This should be good. Frusciante is one of the best guitarists weve had in a long time. Can't wait for this.
    maxrox92
    Sound_Garden_X wrote: GuitarJunkie wrote: im really torn over his solo stuff. I love a few of the songs off of shadows collide with people but at some point i just feel like saying..."ok we get, you used to be a junkie, now your not...we know!". With that being said Frusciante is one of my favorite guitarists of all time so im not ripping on him are anything. I dont get what your saying, John was a junkie but his songs have nothing to do with anything, look up some interviews he said that his words dont have any meaning he just throws words together to make them sound cool. Like in the song "Regret" he doesn't regret his past he loves it it's what made him him. He just says "I regret my past" because it's good subject matter.
    on some of his songs though he has been trying to make it more like poetry and he's been getting more organized...that was for the to record water for ten days album. i saw an interview on youtube about it.
    luigi_717
    i heard this album is going to have a lot of acoustic, if not all, on it.
    scarfacesuit
    cookadam wrote: Pantera wrote: Final-F*cking-ly, jezus. Some John is MORE then welcome after that crappy RHCP album this year. Well some John songs are allways welcome but yeah now even more than usual. John is the man. Umm, I remeber Flea saying that if you dont like Stadium Arcadium, you don't like the RHCP. He said it is the best representation of them to date.
    sorry, but i have to agree with him a bit more. i liked stadium alright, and there were a few songs that were cool funk/rock and other stuff, but some of the songs sounded.... mainstream. i hate to say anything sounds mainstream, because i think it sounds stupid, but i can't think of any other word for it. not bad, but it's overhyped a lot...
    Vintage_Axe
    anameofsomesort : Ive heard a few of his songs and hes brilliant! John is one of the most underrated modern guittarists, RHCP werent half as good without him. Frusciante + Flea = Mindblowingly amazing.
    dude you heard the chilis when they had hillel slovak? they were still amazing back then, not bumping joh noff here but just saying the time with hillel were gret too, they were something it was just a shame that he died, but along came john after other guitarists, and brang his own type of playing to them, john is however oone of the greatest guitarists of all time, RIP Slovak too
    UncleScam
    That is AWESOME news. Johnny F. is a brilliant song-writer, amazing guitarist, and has matured into an excellent vocalist. His solo album "Shadows Collide With People" is the best-written and best-produced album I have ever heard. His 6 CDs in 6 months were great as well - especially DC EP, Inside of Emptiness, and The Will to Death. This is the best news I've heard all day.
    Kingyem0c0re
    I hope the album can match songs up to the likes of 'The Will To Death' & 'As Can Be'. Can't wait either way.
    wiggyisgreat
    Woah i have like 180 of his songs, and about 280 chili peppers songs too and loads of mars volta haha. I can't wait for this album, should be amazing.
    God's Guitarist
    are these albums really any good? cant help but be sceptical, 6 in 6 months?! thats crazy. they're obviously really stripped back?
    Quicksand15
    thats cool, im definatly gonna check it out "curtains" is a masterpiece IMO
    God's Guitarist wrote: are these albums really any good? cant help but be sceptical, 6 in 6 months?! thats crazy. they're obviously really stripped back?
    all of them seem to have different types of music... one is acoustic, the other one electro and so on..
    anameofsomesort
    Ive heard a few of his songs and hes brilliant! John is one of the most underrated modern guittarists, RHCP werent half as good without him. Frusciante + Flea = Mindblowingly amazing.
    GuitarJunkie
    im really torn over his solo stuff. I love a few of the songs off of shadows collide with people but at some point i just feel like saying..."ok we get, you used to be a junkie, now your not...we know!". With that being said Frusciante is one of my favorite guitarists of all time so im not ripping on him are anything.
    Pantera
    Final-F*cking-ly, jezus. Some John is MORE then welcome after that crappy RHCP album this year. Well some John songs are allways welcome but yeah now even more than usual. John is the man.
    Funky M0nk
    I hope he goes nuts and releases more albums, or atleast an internet album of Demos like To Only Record Water...
    GuitarJunkie
    Pantera wrote: Final-F*cking-ly, jezus. Some John is MORE then welcome after that crappy RHCP album this year. Well some John songs are allways welcome but yeah now even more than usual. John is the man.
    You didnt like stadium arcadium? thats a close second to blood sugar sex as far as im concerned
    cookadam
    Pantera wrote: Final-F*cking-ly, jezus. Some John is MORE then welcome after that crappy RHCP album this year. Well some John songs are allways welcome but yeah now even more than usual. John is the man.
    Umm, I remeber Flea saying that if you dont like Stadium Arcadium, you don't like the RHCP. He said it is the best representation of them to date.
    lukephillips000
    ^ Ive seen quotes of anthony keidis saying so as well. but yea, ****ing awesome news i love this man. i hope he does a solo tour...