Progarchives, the progressive rock ultimate discography
Muse - Origin Of Symmetry CD (album) cover




Prog Related

3.90 | 326 ratings

From, the ultimate progressive rock music website

4 stars Though it is debatably much less progressive in nature than their latest album, Absolution, Origin of Symmetry is in my opinion Muse's strongest work yet. From the incredibly dynamic, agressive opener, New Born, to the incredibly contrasting hammer-horror finisher, Megolomania, the album is both ambitious in construction and varied in scope - showing the band's appreciation for a wide array of styles, from classical (or certainly neo- classical) to metal. Matt Bellamy asserts his ability to play guitar and piano proficiently, whilst also displaying what is a sometimes-bordering-on-ridiculous vocal range. Admittedly there are some weaker moments (I find the vocals on 'Micro Cuts' slightly annoying since the words are undecipherable) but each song has merit in it's own right and it is a very strong album in it's own right.
profskett | 4/5 |


As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

Share this MUSE review

Social review comments () BETA

Review related links

Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved. | Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Advertise | RSS + syndications

Other sites in the MAC network: — the ultimate jazz music virtual community | — the ultimate metal music virtual community

Server processing time: 0.02 seconds