The new Muse album 'Absolution' will receive an exclusive playback at a top secret London location on Tuesday 29th July at 6:30pm. We have 7 pairs of tickets to give away here on the site. All you need to do is answer this question: 'In less than 10 words, what is Stockholm Syndrome?'
Please send your answers to firstname.lastname@example.org. And leave your phone number so we can contact the lucky winners!
Muse are busy rehearsing for the next tour and doing loads of promo etc. They've done a little round trip through europe seeing french, belgium and german press etc.. the dvd is planned to be on a limited amount of albums in each territory and features the band making the album and outakes etc.. from their recording process. It's looking pretty good so far. Artwork is by storm thorgerson. revealed in a few weeks.
The song "Hysteria", track 8 on the next album 'Absolution', has already been played live during the 2002 tour. It was known as "i want you now". "Apocalypse Please" was also known as "Emergency".
Muse's next single 'Time Is Running Out' will be exclusively featured on muse-official website on 18/07/2003. You will find an extract of the track in the audio section.
Stockholm Syndrome is performing well. Although download singles are not chart eligable, if they were the track would currently be inside the Top 20 in this week's midweek chart. Thanks very much for your support with Stockholm Syndrome over the last few days.
'Absolution' will be released on September the 15th in Japan with an exclusive track ("Fury") as the previous Japanese Muse album.
Radio 1 will finaly broadcast 'Time is running out' next monday (the 21) between 10 am and 12.45 am.
A new section has been added on the official site : CCTV, 4 cameras film the band during their rehearsal. (not played live)
The new official site is online : www.muse.mu. The new single is downloadable with its artwork and the video (stream).
Stockholm Syndrome is already available to download for 0.99 Euro at www.popfile.de . So, at least german
users can already download the track before the official release tomorrow. The others links for download should be up at 9am tomorrow.
Muse break a year's silence this Monday (14th July) with the online release of their first new music of 2003. Taken from their forthcoming album 'Absolution', the single 'Stockholm Syndrome' will only be available as a download and will be accompanied by an exclusive band-produced video and downloadable artwork. It will cost £1.50 SMS and £1 credit card and will be burnable three times.
Stockholm Syndrome will be available through the new look official Muse website Muse-official in addition to :
"The readers of the Dutch magazine OOR have the uppertunity to hear Muse new songs before the release of the album and before the start of the "official" tour in a concert for only 800 people. But... you have to be subscribed to OOR (cost 29,95 € for 1/2 year), and if you're subscribed it will cost you another 12,50 €. The concert takes place in De Melkweg, Amsterdam. There's also an interview in OOR about the new album, religion - and political influences. Matt says that if he was a Christian he would see it as his duty to kill Bush."
Next Monday (July 14th) Steve Lamacq will certainly play the second Muse single 'Time Is Running Out' on Radio1 between 8 and 10 pm. There is no mention about this diffusion yet on the radio 1 website.
A french article on MCM confirms the setlist of the new album 'Absolution'. "Muse has just decided the title of its new album. After having hesitated between the title 'The Smallprint' and 'Stockholm Syndrome', the trio finnally chose 'Absolution'. They were in Paris at the beginning of July, and they still were making their choice among the different mix which they received. A temporary tracklist (certainly the final) was communicated by the french record company [...] Muse wants to make private shows in France in september, before their european tour ...
Muse touring in Latin America ? Tom sent this message : "hi there, love the idea to come out to mexico, nothing pencilled into the diary about it right now i gotta say, but im sure once there is enough fans there they will go.. it would be so fucking cool though.. take care"
Here is the tracklist of 'Absolution', the next Muse's album : :
01. Intro To Apocalypse Please
02. Apocalypse Please (aka Emergency)
03. Time is Running Out
04. Sing for Absolution
05. Stocklolm Syndrome
06. Falling away with you
07. Interlude Out Falling Away
10. Butterflies and Hurricanes
11. TSP (The small print)
13. Thoughts Of A Dying Atheist
14. Rule By Secrecy
The Belgian radio 'Studio Brussel' had a phone interview with Matthew. He said that the mastering and mixing was finished a few week ago , and some new songs will be played differently in concert.
Matthew Bellamy's interview by Zane Lowe on Radio 1 teach us that the album will be out in September, the 22th and will certainly be called "Absolution".
The second single will be the song "Time Is Running Out" and will be released on the first day of September according to the German record label. (25/08 for others countries)
When you'll purchase the Stockholm Syndrome on the official site you will also get the Stockholm Syndrome video. The video of the same name is going to be the work of Tom Kirk and the guy who did Dead Star's "Cellar" video, and will be even harder and darker than before.
ZANE LOWE will talk about new muse single 'Stockholm Syndrome' tonight on Radio1. It will start at at 8.20 pm GMT. This will be the first play of muse's new single. At 8.30 tonight IAN CAMFIELD will also give the track it's first play on XFM.
'Stockholm Syndrome' will be finally released on july 14.
- Download on muse-official
- Payment by creditcard : £1
- Payment by SMS : £1.50 + telephone company fee
- Format : windows media format wmv (you can burn it just once) + artwork
European dates will be on sale as soon as possible, please contact the specified retailers listed below to know when the tickets will be on sale as some dates will not be on sale until next week.
11/10/03 Helsinki Nosturi - Finland - Tickets : tikketi.fi - lippupalvelu.fi
14/10/03 Stockholm Cirkus - Sweden - Tickets : ticnet.se - cirkus.se - ema.se
15/10/03 Oslo Rockerfeller - Norway - Tickets : billettservice.no
16/10/03 Copenhagen Vega - Denmark - Tickets : vega.dk - billetmaskinen.dk
18/10/03 Hamburg Grosse Freheit - Germany - Tickets : deag.de
21/10/03 Berlin Columbiahalle - Germany - Tickets : deag.de
22/10/03 Offenbach Stadthalle - Germany - Tickets : deag.de
24/10/03 Munich Zenith - Germany - Tickets : deag.de
25/10/03 Vienna Gasometer - Austria - Tickets : clubticket.at - ticketline.cc - oeticket.com
27/10/03 Milan Mazda Palace - Itaty - Tickets : ticketone.it
28/10/03 Florence Sashall - Italy - Tickets : ticketone.it
30/10/03 Bologna Sporthall Piazza Azzarita - Italy - Tickets : ticketone.it
31/10/03 Pordenone Sport Hall - Italy - Tickets : ticketone.it
02/11/03 Geneva Arena - Switzerland - Tickets : ticketcorner.ch
03/11/03 Nancy Le Zenith - France - Tickets : fnac.com - ticketnet.fr - France Billet
04/11/03 Lille Le Zenith - France - Tickets : fnac.com - ticketnet.fr - France Billet
06/11/03 Rotterdam Ahoy - Netherlands - Tickets : ticketservice.nl
07/11/03 Brussels Forest National - Belgium - Tickets : goformusic.be
08/11/03 Angers Ampitheatre - France - Tickets : fnac.com - ticketnet.fr - France Billet
10/11/03 Lyon Hall Tony Garnier - France - Tickets : fnac.com - ticketnet.fr - France Billet
11/11/03 Marseille Le Dome - France - Tickets : fnac.com - ticketnet.fr - France Billet
13/11/03 Barcelona Razzmattazz - Spain - Tickets : iguapop.com
14/11/03 Madrid Riviera - Spain - Tickets : iguapop.com
16/11/03 Nice Nikaia - France - Tickets : fnac.com - ticketnet.fr - France Billet
18/11/03 Paris Palais Omnisports de Bercy - France - Tickets : fnac.com - ticketnet.fr - France Billet
20/11/03 Wettingen Sportzcentrum Tagerhard - Switzerland - Tickets : ticketcorner.ch
21/11/03 Cologne E-Werk - Germany - Tickets : deag.de
22/11/03 Strasbourg Rhenus - France - Tickets : fnac.com - ticketnet.fr - France Billet
25/11/03 Glasgow SECC - United Kingdom - Tickets : scotland.ticketmaster.co.uk
27/11/03 London Wembley Arena - United Kingdom - Tickets : cclive.co.uk - gigsandtours.com
28/11/03 Nottingham Arena - United Kingdom - Tickets : gigsandtours.com
29/11/03 Manchester MEN - United Kingdom - Tickets : gigsandtours.com
01/12/03 st Cardiff CIA - United Kingdom - Tickets : cclive.co.uk
03/12/03 Birmingham NEC - United Kingdom - Tickets : cclive.co.uk
04/12/03 Brighton Centre - United Kingdom - Tickets : cclive.co.uk
05/12/03 Bournemouth BIC - United Kingdom - Tickets : cclive.co.uk
07/12/03 Exeter Westpoint - United Kingdom - Tickets : cclive.co.uk