- Black Holes and Revelations

Muse - Black Holes and Revelations
CRITIC SCORE
67
Based on 19 reviews
2006 Rank: #379 / 608
USER SCORE
76
Based on
169 ratings

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Jul 15, 2017
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.
Dec 6, 2016
Viictor97
75
Probably the last memorable album of Muse. Knights Of Cydonia is fucking amazing.
Oct 3, 2016
NR
Quite good and, so far, their last good album.
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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