Music video by The Mars Volta performing L'Via L'Viaquez. (C) 2005 The Mars Volta
The Mars Volta is an American progressive rock band from El Paso, Texas, formed in 2001 and currently based out of Mexico.
"L'Via L'Viaquez" is the second single from the album Frances the Mute by The Mars Volta. The song, in its unedited form, is 12 minutes and 22 seconds long, but was stripped down to receive radio play. The song, in total, features three guitar solos. John Frusciante (Red Hot Chili Peppers, Ataxia) performs the first two guitar solos with Omar Rodríguez-López performing the last solo. It also features a piano solo towards the end by Larry Harlow. The song ends with the coquí of Puerto Rico, which segues into "Miranda That Ghost Just Isn't Holy Anymore" on the album. The song is partially sung in Spanish. The single appears in the video game Guitar Hero World Tour.
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