Muse At The NME Awards – A “Pissed Up” Matt Bellamy Speaks

This is how the stars should act. We caught up with Matt Bellamy backstage at the Shockwaves NME Awards and it turned out he was somewhat refreshed from all the free booze. Amid a volley of swear words and swaying he talked to us about winning Best New Band, circular zeppelins, health and safety and his relationship with the NME.

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“I love NME” he rambled. “It’s like the crazy, weird co-dependent psycho girlfriend that loves you, hates you and makes you want to come back for more.”

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