AOTY 2019

Showbiz

Muse - Showbiz
Critic Score
Based on 7 reviews
1999 Ratings: #55 / 98
User Score
Based on 286 ratings
1999 Ratings: #72
September 7, 1999 / Release Date
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Maverick / Label
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PipePanic
89
(Band Binge: Muse Part One of Six)

It slaps. It crunches. It hits hard. But it aint perfect.

For those who don't know, Muse used to be my all time favorite band. These British boys were my first taste at heavy music, rock music and more classical styled production, completely influencing the type of music I listen to today and in the past. But...yeah, they haven't aged like wine. Each new release from this group seems to get more backlash and hatred, with more fans jumping ship because, ... read more
Inglume
69
I love Radiohead! They may have started off as a typical alt-rock band with albums like Pablo Honey, but were able to progress into such innovative artists loved by many music listeners and critics alike ever since the release of The Bends...hmm...that's odd...

𝐈 𝐝𝐨𝐧'𝐭 𝐫𝐞𝐦𝐞𝐦𝐛𝐞𝐫 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐑𝐚𝐝𝐢𝐨𝐡𝐞𝐚𝐝 𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐨𝐫𝐝...sounds pretty boring to me.
ElectricMess
71
Oh boy I love The Bends
Plats
79
This is a really good debut from a once great rock band. But I can’t help but shake the feeling that this was inspired by Radiohead’s “The Bends” (I know, other people have said it already).

Fav Tracks: Muscle Museum, Unintended, Sunburn, Uno, Showbiz, Fillip, Sober

Least Fav Track: Falling Down

Score:
7.9
Very Good
MiaWatterson
86
Every song in Showbiz is great, it's an amazing album.
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Track List

  1. Sunburn 
  2. Muscle Museum 
  3. Fillip 
  4. Falling Down 
  5. Cave 
  6. Showbiz 
  7. Unintended 
  8. Uno 
  9. Sober 
  10. Escape 
  11. Overdue 
  12. Hate This & I'll Love You
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