Absolution

Muse - Absolution
Critic Score
Based on 9 reviews
2003 Ratings: #87 / 241
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Based on 317 ratings
2003 Ratings: #56
September 15, 2003 / Release Date
LP / Format
A&E, East West, Mushroom Taste / Label
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aaron
90
Another one of Rock music's unsung masterpieces. I'd like to think that had this album received the praise it deserved, Muse would have continued to develop their sound while continuing to create the complex basslines, piano crusades and guitar solo's even jimi hendrix would blush at. Instead we have what we have.
ItsJustArcherr
90
This is probably one of the greatest rock albums of the 2000s. The album incorporates impactful themes of mistrust and uncertainty, fear, and 'stuff that will soon come to an end.' The album not only has great lyrics and great vocal performances by Matt Bellamy, but it also has great and memorable production and instrumentation. Songs like Stockholm Syndrome and Hysteria has awesome and memorable melodies that get stuck in my head and comes in mind every now and then. This album is just a ... read more
Plats
90
Stellar riffs (especially the bass work in Hysteria), great vocals and interesting songwriting make “Absolution” Muse’s greatest achievement! (?)

Fav Tracks: Hysteria, Time Is Running Out, Butterflies and Hurricanes, Stockholm Syndrome, Thoughts Of A Dying Atheist, Sing For Absolution, Falling Away With You

Least Fav Track: The Small Print

Score:
9
Outstanding
miasdead
83
Great album, I like the dark vibe
MusicSucks
66
muse's acceptable album
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Track List

  1. Intro
  2. Apocalypse Please
  3. Time Is Running Out
  4. Sing For Absolution
  5. Stockholm Syndrome
  6. Falling Away With You
  7. Interlude
  8. Hysteria
  9. Blackout
  10. Butterflies & Hurricanes
  11. The Small Print
  12. Endlessly
  13. Thougts Of A Dying Atheist
  14. Ruled By Secrecy
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