This is a great album. Its stunning in places, but also unashamedly pretentious. Take, for example, the exogenesis symphonies. Theyre quite beautiful, but - seriously?
The first three songs are pretty awesome, but MK Ultra fades into the background, and United States of Eurasia is such a Queen rip-off its unreal!Matt has an - obviously - awesome voice, but a questionable French accent, so when he sings Mon coeur souvre a ta voix, it does leave a little to be desired.
All in all though, its al album most bands could only dream of creating.