Music Highlight: Absolution by Muse

Dec 28, 2023 |

Founded in 1994, Muse is an English rock band based in Teignmouth, Devon. The members of the band are Dominic Howard on drums, Chris Wolstenholme on bass guitar and backing vocals, and Matt Bellamy on lead vocals, guitar, and keyboards.

Muse's 1999 debut album, Showbiz, featured Bellamy's falsetto and an alternative rock sound that was gloomy. With a more expansive orchestration and romantic classical elements on Origin of Symmetry (2001), their second album, they gained recognition for their dynamic live performances.[1] Further classical influence may be heard on "Butterflies and Hurricanes" and other songs. Absolution (2003) became the first of seven consecutive UK number-one albums.

Muse's third album, 'Absolution,' released globally in September 2003, draws inspiration from classical composers. It blends guitar-led and electronic sounds, with themes of impending endings in tracks like 'Apocalypse Please.' The album explores the terror of potential conclusions, whether global, relational, or professional. Yet, 'Butterflies and Hurricanes' offers a counterpoint by emphasizing hope and resilience.

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