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''Octahedron'' is the fifth full-length studio album by American progressive rock band The Mars Volta, released on June 23, 2009. The album was released by Warner Bros. Records in North America and Mercury Records worldwide. It debuted at #12 on the Billboard 200 Album chart with sales of 29,980 in its first week of release.
Regarding the release, vocalist Cedric Bixler Zavala states that the band "wanted to make the opposite of all the records we've done. All along we've threatened people that we'd make a pop record, and now we have." - Wikipedia