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Kill Or Be Killed

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on July 21, 2022 - 10:20am
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‘Kill Or Be Killed’ is Muse at their heaviest! We wanted to update our hard rock sound on this album and with KOBK we found a modern metal sound featuring double bass drum action and even a death growl. Lyrically the song takes influence from my favourite Paul McCartney song “Live and Let Die”, a dark take on how life’s adversity can sometimes bring out the worst human instincts to survival at any costs.” - Matt
 
Listen to the new song “Kill Or Be Killed” now.
 
Watch the music video here.

 
CREDITS 
Director & Editor Ben Lowe
Mini Cams Andy Henderson, Mark Hughes
Additional Footage Dan Lancaster, Rachel Wilkinson
Isle of Wight Festival Multicam CC-Lab
Creative Director Jesse Lee Stout
 
LYRICS
Cornered, I’m exhausted with fear 
Our love and compassion dissolved 
And demons, have materialised in me
Can’t fight them, they’re taking control
And we’ve tried, oh we’ve tried so hard to be good 
But the world rewards us when we’re bad 
 
Fate, is driving me insane
It’s forcing me to face
I must kill or be killed
 
Kill or be killed
 
They’ve driven a stake right through my heart 
I’m growing so cold and detached
And I’ve tried, oh I’ve tried so hard to spread love 
But she prefers it when I assert control 
 
Fate has brought us here to face
Our hopes and dreams erased 
Either kill or be killed
Yah, Yah Yah Yah, Yah Yahweh Yah Yahweh Yah Yah Yah
Yah Yah Yah
Ah Eh Yah Yah
Yah Yah Yah
Kill or be killed
War
Kill or be killed
Yaaahhh
Yah Yah Yah Yah Yah Yah
Either kill or be killed
 
 
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  • Kill Or Be Killed
    20 July 2022
    ‘Kill Or Be Killed’ is Muse at their heaviest! We wanted to update our hard rock sound on this album and with KOBK we found a modern metal sound featuring double bass drum action and even a death growl. Lyrically the song takes influence from my favourite Paul McCartney song “Live and Let Die”, a dark take on how life’s adversity can sometimes bring out the worst human instincts to survival at any costs.” - Matt
     
    Listen to the new song “Kill Or Be Killed” now.
     
    Watch the music video here.

     
    CREDITS 
    Director & Editor Ben Lowe
    Mini Cams Andy Henderson, Mark Hughes
    Additional Footage Dan Lancaster, Rachel Wilkinson
    Isle of Wight Festival Multicam CC-Lab
    Creative Director Jesse Lee Stout
     
    LYRICS
    Cornered, I’m exhausted with fear 
    Our love and compassion dissolved 
    And demons, have materialised in me
    Can’t fight them, they’re taking control
    And we’ve tried, oh we’ve tried so hard to be good 
    But the world rewards us when we’re bad 
     
    Fate, is driving me insane
    It’s forcing me to face
    I must kill or be killed
     
    Kill or be killed
     
    They’ve driven a stake right through my heart 
    I’m growing so cold and detached
    And I’ve tried, oh I’ve tried so hard to spread love 
    But she prefers it when I assert control 
     
    Fate has brought us here to face
    Our hopes and dreams erased 
    Either kill or be killed
    Yah, Yah Yah Yah, Yah Yahweh Yah Yahweh Yah Yah Yah
    Yah Yah Yah
    Ah Eh Yah Yah
    Yah Yah Yah
    Kill or be killed
    War
    Kill or be killed
    Yaaahhh
    Yah Yah Yah Yah Yah Yah
    Either kill or be killed
     
     

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