- Summary: A commercial and critical success in the UK upon its release in the fall of 2003, 'Absolution' marks the third album for the English rockers (who frequently draw comparisons to Radiohead--but then again, who doesn't?). It also marks their first time working with producer Rich Costey.
- Record Label: Warner Brothers
- Genre(s): Rock, Alternative
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|It's bugging me Grating me And twisting me around I'm endlessly Caving in And turning inside out Because I want it now I want it now Give me your...||See the rest of the song lyrics|
FilterA massive concept album that is so gluttonously huge-sounding that it makes The Wall sound like a Sebadoh record. [#10, p.94]
BlenderA daring and triumphant concoction. [#27, p.140]
Muse write... the same way Metallica write, i.e. just compiling bits of music then sticking them together, except theyre more impressed with their fragments (though theyre simpler and duller and even more remarkably similar to each other than Metallicas), so they make them go on longer and repeat them more times.
WillKJun 26, 2004it is a brilliant CD: probably the best one that Muse have ever done (and that says a lot!)
Oct 29, 2010Another masterpiece by Muse, following the amazing Origin of Symmetry. Every song on the album is great, with the top 3 being Hysteria,Another masterpiece by Muse, following the amazing Origin of Symmetry. Every song on the album is great, with the top 3 being Hysteria, Butterflies & Hurricanes, and Stockholm Syndrome.… Expand
TomGMay 7, 2005Freddie Mercury and Queen INCARNATE!
DimasJun 28, 2008Amazing!
Jan 23, 2017The lows are high and the highs are very high in this tale about the end of the world. Muse showcases their absolute best here; from soft andThe lows are high and the highs are very high in this tale about the end of the world. Muse showcases their absolute best here; from soft and slow ballads to heart-crunching guitar riffs, they tell a story completely through music that most would struggle to tell through words.… Expand
IanBMar 13, 2007This is quite possibly the best rock record of the 21st century.
AdamXApr 20, 2004dreadful
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