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5 stars Muse's second album showcases the brilliant burst of creative development between the recording of Showbiz and this one, and in particular finds the band taking on their signature sound - an original and incredibly bombastic reimagining of what the indie rock end of crossover prog could sound like.

Matt Bellamy firmly establishes himself as the creative leader of the group, and with his falsetto vocals, furious guitar playing, surprisingly versatile keyboard work (which incorporates a Keith Emerson touch here and there) and penchant for conspiracy theories, he's certainly an off-the- wall character. No surprise, then that "off the wall" describes the music here - loud, brash, unafraid to sneak a classical music reference in here and there, and with an absolute devotion to their towering, monumental, explosive musical vision.

Warthur | 5/5 |


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