Muse respond to Nandi Bushell’s cover of ‘Hysteria’

"Absolutely killed it again [Nandi Bushell]. So much talent"

10-year-old rock prodigy Nandi Bushell has performed another rock cover – this time of Muse‘s 2003 single, ‘Hysteria’, from their album ‘Absolution’.

Bushell originally shared a drum cover of the song back in July, but this time around the multi-instrumentalist added the song’s frenetic bass line into the mix.

“Ever since I jammed Hysteria by [Muse] on drums I wanted to learn the bass line too as it’s so so #awesome!” Bushell tweeted.

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“It is the HARDEST bass line I have ever learned. I had to concentrate A LOT!”

Muse caught wind of the video and tweeted back at Bushell, telling her she “absolutely killed it again”.

Bushell most recently became the victor of her long-drawn musical battle with Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl, whom she first challenged to a drum-off in August.

The two proceeded to take part in a series of back-and-forth musical challenges issued to each other, before Grohl conceded defeat late last month on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert.

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“She’s beating the crap out of her drum set, and when she does drum rolls, she screams,” Grohl said on the show. “I was like, oh my God, this kid is a force of nature.”

In early November, the two agreed to write a song together over a video call organised by the New York Times.

Grohl also invited Bushell to jam onstage with the Foo Fighters when the band were allowed to tour in the UK again – which she readily agreed to.

“But it has to be at the end of the set, because you’re gonna steal the show,” Grohl joked to a giddily nodding Bushell.

“It can’t be at the beginning of the set. Because if you come out first, it’s just all downhill from there.”

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