Origin of Symmetry - Muse

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Origin of Symmetry - Muse

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Alternative - StudioRecording - 1 CD(s) - Label: Mushroom Records, Mushroom - Distributor: Proper, Cinram Logistics - Released: 05/07/2004 - 505046684...

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“Muse - Origin Of Symmetry”

published 30/08/2006

ProBrilliant, energetic music

ConsDisadvantages?!?

After recently watching one of the best live performances I've ever seen at Reading Festival this bank holiday weekend, I felt it completely necessary to review what is, in my opinion, Muse's best album to date; Origin Of Symmetry. After the general success of their debut Showbiz, this second...

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“Plug In Bellamy”

published 01/12/2007

ProConsistency of tracks, nice guitar work, can be he...

ConsOverblown? Falsetto overkill?

Origin of Symmetry opens quietly with the piano arpeggios of single, 'New Born'. Note Matthew Bellamy's noisy breath intake (his style). Thankfully, this is a rock record and soon, with a distorted guitar riff he signals the band to do what they do best (that is rock by the way). As the drop D...

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Excellent

“Absolutely stunning.”

published 23/01/2011

ProWeird but brilliant lyrics, all instruments played...

ConsOne song - Screenager.

After listening to Muse’s fourth album, Black Holes and Revelations, I decided to get Origin of Symmetry, the band’s second album. It is a departure from the indie sound from their first album, Showbiz, and insteads features loud and heavy guitar riffs, along with some catchy solos and unusual...

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Excellent

ProEverything

ConsJust a bit long and drawn out.

Your'e listening to Radioh-sorry, Muse's new album, Origin of The Bends. Or was it Origin of Symettry. I just bought the new Muse album, Origin of Symmetry. Amazing stuff! I used to be a professional Muse hater, but now thanks to just randomly picking up the new album at my local CD shop (17...

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Excellent

“Puts My Plug In Baby”

published 28/09/2001

ProGreat tracks which you will come back to time afte...

ConsLeaves you wanting more Muse :)

Here is guitar-based music at an extremely high level indeed. This is the second album released be this alternative three piece and it only goes to extend there reputation as being one of England best new bands. The album starts off with New Born, which is a well-crafted piece, which shows...

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“More balls in a vice”

published 21/08/2001

ProMore muse obviously

Constoo many swirling pianos

There I was just awalking down the street singing dowadiddy diddy dum diddy doo…well something like that anyways. It was the release day of Muses brand new album and I was rather happy. I had been waiting for this day for what seemed like eternity. I hadn’t a clue what the album cover...

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Excellent

“Simply a mind-blowing album!”

published 20/08/2006

ProHeavy rock, light rock, alt rock- a flippin big mi...

ConsOne weak track :-(

The opener on this album is the highly infectious New Born . This is where you get a small taster of Matt Bellamy's piano skills, it's just him, a piano and Dom on drums for 1:20. Then you get the inevitable transition to guitar and what a sweet transition it is too. This is where Matt exhibits...

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Excellent

Prostunning album full of impact

Consmight be caught doin air guitar

Anyone who bought the first album 'Showbiz' will no doubt have been dying to lay their hands on this, their second album. Echoing influences of radiohead and jeff buckley, muse have created a stunning follow up packed with dramatic guitar riffs and haunting vocals. The album starts with NEWBORN...

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Excellent

“Citizen Amazed!”

published 31/07/2004

ProExpands musical soundscape for non-believers

ConsMay take a few listens to really absorb and enjoy

Very rarely does a second album improve this much from it's predecessor. Even rarer when the aforementioned 'debut' is an astounding piece of work in itself. Matt Bellamy has been blessed with both an incredible vocal range and multi-instrumental ability, and showcases it superbly here. 'New...

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Excellent

ProNot enough space to list them all!

ConsThe "Radiohead rip-off" claims (don't believe them...

Origin Of Symmetry is possibly the finest rock album of it's time. It's like a journey through space - it's writing and recording was heavily influenced by Hyperspace, a book by Michio Kaku that explores the origin of symmetry - the beginning of the universe. As soon as you hear the piano intro...

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Excellent

“muse-Origin of symmetry”

published 20/11/2001

Prodiffrent

Consnot to everybody's taste

I know this album has been out for some time now but I have only just got it. Muse are one of the biggest up and coming bands in the Uk. Its no suprise with the standard of this album Origin of Symmertry, it is a truly excellent peice of music. It is so diffrent and so more orginal than other...

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Excellent

“Better than Radiohead”

published 05/08/2001

ProFantastic, consistantly brilliant

ConsSome songs drag on

This album is a definite must for anyone who is into alternative music. The album combines fantastic piano chords with rapid guitar riffs to keep anyone interested. In their early career Muse were stuck with the stigma of being called a wannabe Radiohead but this album has shattered those...

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“bit of a trip”

published 11/02/2002

Prooriginal, innovative

Consbellamy's voice can cause aural damage

This is an album that grows on you. First time I heard it, I thought, OK, who gave this guy a kick in an area that should never be kicked? From start to finish its full of crescendoes and surprises. The best track is Plug in baby, a loud, infectious tune which sees Bellamy howling at the top of...

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Excellent

“Pure Bliss”

published 03/01/2007

ProIn my top 5 cd's of all time!

ConsI don't understand, what are they?

AAAAAAHHHHH!!!!!! WOOOOOOW!!!!! YYEEEAAAAHHHHHH!!!! are just a few of the words i like to say when listening to this album. Muse are the greatest prog rockers ever and have brought new ranges to rock. The three-piece from Teignmouth in England have been compared to Radiohead very early on in...

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Excellent

“Matt and Muse return”

published 18/09/2003

ProIts by Muse, what more could you wish for

ConsWorn out by playing too much ;)

The first thing anyone should do after buying this album is remove the wrapping, hit the eject on your cd player and skip to track 5. Anyone not impressed by the riff on that song, plug in baby, should get their money back immediately. One of the best riffs ever, and a great song to go around it...

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Alternative - StudioRecording - 1 CD(s) - Label: Mushroom Records, Mushroom - Distributor: Proper, Cinram Logistics - Released: 05/07/2004 - 5050466847621

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