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Cell Phone Bikini
Studio album by Omar Rodríguez-López
Released October 7, 2016
Recorded 2008-2012
Genre Psychedelic rockexperimental rockprogressive rock
Length 32:31
Label Ipecac Recordings
Producer Omar Rodríguez-López
Omar Rodríguez-López solo chronology
El Bien y Mal Nos Une


Cell Phone Bikini


Infinity Drips


Omar Rodríguez-López chronology


Cell Phone Bikini


Crystal Fairy


Cell Phone Bikini is the thirty-third studio album by Omar Rodríguez-López as a solo artist, released on 7 October 2016. It is his seventh release in the 12 album series initiated by Ipecac Recordings.[1]

"Truth Binds Us" was uploaded in advance as the album's single.




Unlike the previous 6 albums in the series, Cell Phone Bikini has Teri Gender Bender providing all the lead vocals and lyrics.

"Truth Binds Us" originates from the instrumental Mars Volta demo recorded around 2008, which first surfaced among tracks leaked in August 2013. It is reworked here with Deantoni Parks on drums.

Tracks 1-2 and 7-8 (and their titles) form two single songs, "Childless Mothers Holding Hell" and "Wolf Kisses are Fishes".

Track listing[edit][]

All music written by Omar Rodríguez-López. All lyrics and vocal melodies written by Teri Gender Bender.

  1. "Childless Mothers" – 1:59
  2. "Holding Hell" – 2:25
  3. "Amarillo" – 5:30
  4. "Sell Myself in" – 2:50
  5. "To My Fallen Head, I'm a Piece of Paper" – 4:29
  6. "Truth Binds Us" – 3:59
  7. "Wolf" – 2:45
  8. "Kisses are Fishes" – 3:16
  9. "Suerte y Aire" – 5:18



Release history[edit][]

Region Date Label Format
Worldwide October 7, 2016 Ipecac Recordings Digital download[2]