Muse – ‘Follow Me’

Muse – ‘Follow Me’

The one that starts with the sound of Matt Bellamy’s baby’s heartbeat, recorded on his iPhone. The one produced by chart-dubstep trio Nero. The one that ends with Chris the bassist doing an impression of Bono on ‘With Or Without You’. The...

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Muse - 'The 2nd Law'

Muse - 'The 2nd Law'

The Olympic and Paralympic Games turned out brilliantly in the end, but you can’t blame people for being cynical as they approached. Londoners were narked about the potential transport chaos (never happened) and the threat of nuclear atrocity on...

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Muse – ‘Madness’

Muse – ‘Madness’

So is this the much-touted new dubstep sound then? It begins with a “wub wub wub” sound, so it must be, but this isn’t the kind of wub-machine gun employed by Skrillex and co, it’s more “Wubbin’ you, is easy ‘cos you’re...

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Muse - 'Survival'

Muse - 'Survival'

Cossack barbershop Blur. Finger-clicks. Jaunty pianos. Male choirs hoofing around. And Matt delivering the central Olympic-themed conceit: “ Life’s a race/I’m gonna win/I’ll light the fuse/And I’ll never lose ”. Pretty crude, but the...

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Muse - 'Survival'

Muse - 'Survival'

It’s frustrating that an event as epochal (to those of us that care) as the release of a new Muse track has been assimilated into something as annoying (to those of us who live in London and have no tickets, so we’re basically paying money not...

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Album review: Muse - 'The Resistance'

Album review: Muse - 'The Resistance'

Greetings, citizen of Eurasia, resident of colony GBv6.0. Please state serial code and expiry date to any hovering micromonitor and proceed to Aquadome for daily cleansing. The State reminds all citizens to keep their ResUnits appropriately free...

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Muse

Muse

Low-key? Pah! Even without their pyro and stage tricks Matt Bellamy and co are unbeatable Kiss without the make-up. Brandon Flowers without the moustache. Iggy without the waggled wanger. Panic At The Disco without the !. Intriguing ideas, but...

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Muse

Muse

Rejoice, for Muse have finally seen fit to release last summer’s Wembley Stadium spectaculars in full sound and vision! First, though, with bruising inevitability, here’s the science bit. No conventional ‘Live At Wembley’ titles for Muse....

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Muse: Entertainment Centre, Sydney, Saturday, November 17

Muse: Entertainment Centre, Sydney, Saturday,...

The Wembley heroes bring their triumphant 12 months to a close on the other side of the planet. Next year, the moon… We all witnessed it: there was the fire, the trapeze artists, the huge TV screens and the giant satellite dishes that flanked...

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Muse

Muse

And still they come. Having delivered the greatest acceptance speech in history at the NME Awards the Teignmouth startroopers unleash yet another single from rock’n’roll death star ‘Black Holes & Revelations’. “Don’t give up the...

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