AOTY 2017
Black Holes and Revelations
Muse - Black Holes and Revelations
Critic Score
Based on 19 reviews
2006 Ratings: #379 / 608
User Score
Based on 182 ratings
2006 Ratings: #51
July 3, 2006 / Release Date
LP / Format
Helium 3, Atco / Label
Rich Costey / Producer
muse.mu / Website
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Jul 15, 2017
wacochran
100
My (admittedly biased) BHAR review

Muse is a band that's all about scale. It seems that they become more grand with each passing album, and while almost eleven years have passed since its release in 2006, and England's most out-there modern rockstars have released three albums since, Black Holes still stands out as the band's most cohesive yet diverse record. It's a larger-than-life, out-of-this-world album about paranoia, conspiracies, space (duh), and, of course, corrupt authority. That's ... read more
Jun 22, 2017
Digenare
92
A real activist album like that, you want Beyoncé? Incredible production
Highlights: Starlight, Supermassive Black Hole e Knights of Cydonia.
Jun 12, 2017
dyelir
66
This should go down as their best album, if not their most ambitious. Muse pretended to be and were hailed as the new Radiohead (and failed at being so, like many before and after them), with their political/post-apocalyptic lyrics and volume of electronic sounds. However, when they simply eschewed the electronic/acoustic scale altogether in favor of melodic hard rock ("Assassin", "Knights of Cydonia"), they actually come across as a band with conviction.
Oct 3, 2016
NR
Quite good and, so far, their last good album.
May 23, 2015
Bjartolini
98
Fav Tracks: Supermassive Black Hole, Starlight, Assassin, Soldiers Poem, City of Delusion and Knights of Cydonia
END OF YEAR LISTS
#3/NME
MISC LISTS
#65/NME (2000s)
Track List
  1. Take A Bow 
  2. Starlight 
  3. Supermassive Black Hole 
  4. Map Of The Problematique 
  5. Soldier's Poem 
  6. Invincible 
  7. Assassin 
  8. Exo-Politics 
  9. City Of Delusion 
  10. Hoodoo 
  11. Knights Of Cydonia