Matt Bellamy and co played new album tracks 'Psycho' and 'Mercy' on the BBC Two show
Muse were among the guests on Later… with Jools Holland last night (May 26).
Matt Bellamy and co performed two tracks from their upcoming album ‘Drones’, namely ‘Psycho’ and ‘Mercy’. You can watch footage of those performances beneath. Muse release their new album on June 5, following on from 2012’s ‘The 2nd Law’.
The BBC Two variety music show also played host to the recently-reformed Sleater-Kinney, as well as acoustic musician Seasick Steve. Watch Sleater-Kinney play ‘No Cities To Love’, the title-track from their recent eighth album, and Seasick Steve perform ‘Bring It On’ below.
Last week’s show saw Paul Weller, Lianne La Havas, Father John Misty and SOAK performing, with the week prior offering performances from Alabama Shakes, Franz Ferdinand and Sparks supergroup FFS, plus Tobias Jesso Jr.
Before that, Florence + The Machine performed on the show with a broken foot, with The Charlatans and Mini Mansions also appearing. The April 21 episode featured Mumford & Sons and Noel Gallagher, while the April 14 instalment saw Blur perform two new songs.
Muse frontman Matt Bellamy recently claimed that new record ‘Drones’ is their best album, admitting, “That’s not something I’ve been able to say for a while.”
Watch the lyric video for Muse’s lead single ‘Mercy’ here. It’s the fourth song to be previewed from their upcoming record, following ‘Psycho’, ‘Reapers’ and ‘Dead Inside’.