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on September 7, 2019 - 9:00am
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In celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the band’s debut album Showbiz, Muse have announced the release of the deluxe boxed set Origin of Muse, available 6 December 2019. This deluxe set will chronicle the band from their early beginnings in Devon, their early demos, first EPs, debut album and breakthrough record Origin of SymmetryPre-order now.

 The collection is housed in a 48-page casebound book which sits in a rigid board slipcase with anti-scratch and matte laminated finish with a spot gloss. The book contains an extensive and in depth interview with Matt, Dom and Chris as they talk about the earliest beginnings of the band, as well as the recording and release of their debut album Showbiz through Origin of Symmetry.  The book also incorporates original posters, setlists, photographs and contact sheets, which are inserted and can be pulled out from the book as well as original artwork and all CDs and vinyl.

 The audio is 9 CDs and 4 coloured vinyl containing the following highlights:

CD1 – Newton Abbot Demos -15 previously unreleased first demos by the band including an early version of the hit “Plug in Baby”

CD2 – The Muse EPS+  Showbiz Demos – Their debut releases on Dangerous Records and previously unreleased demos for their debut album Showbiz

CD3 – Showbiz – Remastered debut album

CD4 – Showbiz B Sides – Contains a previously unreleased  alternate version of “Recess”

CD5 – Showbiz Live – Previously unreleased recording of live shows broadcast on BBC Radio One in 1999/2000

CD6 – Origin of Symmetry Instrumental Demos – Previously unreleased recorded at the Community Centre in Teignmouth

CD7 – Origin of Symmetry – Remastered

CD8 – Origin of Symmetry B Sides – Every B side recorded for the single released from the album

CD9 – Origin of Symmetry Live at Reading Festival – Full version of band’s headline performance of entire album recorded at Reading Festival 2011 on the 10th Anniversary of it release

 Vinyl 1-4 – Showbiz and Origin of Symmetry remastered 180 gram heavyweight coloured vinyl.

Origin of Muse Tracklisting:

CD 1 - NEWTON ABBOT DEMOS
1. Cave 
2. Rain 
3. Agitated 
4. Crazy Days 
5. Coma 
6. Connect The Kettle Lead 
7. Balloonatic 
8. Boredom 
9. Sober 
10. Jimmy Kane 
11. Ashamed 
12. Plug In Baby 
13. Earthquake 
14. Good News 
15. Overdue 

CD 2 - THE MUSE EPs + SHOWBIZ DEMOS
1. Overdue
2. Cave 
3. Coma 
4. Escape
5. Muscle Museum 
6. Sober 
7. Uno 
8. Unintended
9. Pink Ego Box
10. (Muscle Museum) #2 
11. Showbiz (Live, Sawmills Studios, 1998)
12. Do We Need This (Live, Fortress Studios, 1999)
13. Sunburn (Live, Fortress Studios, 1999)
14. Overdue (Live, Fortress Studios, 1999)
15. Uno (Alternate version, Rak Studios, 1999) 

CD 3 - SHOWBIZ
1. Sunburn
2. Muscle Museum 
3. Fillip 
4. Falling Down 
5. Cave 
6. Showbiz
7. Unintended
8. Uno 
9. Sober
10. Spiral Static (Bonus track)
11. Escape 
12. Overdue 
13. Hate This & I'll Love You  

CD 4 - SHOWBIZ B-SIDES
1. Recess (Unreleased alternate version, Trident Studios, 1999)
2. Jimmy Kane 
3. Forced In
4. Agitated
5. Twin 
6. Host
7. Do We Need This?
8. Con-Science 
9. Minimum
10. Ashamed
11. Yes Please
12. Recess
13. Nishe 

CD 5 - SHOWBIZ LIVE
1. Uno (Live, The Pyramid Centre, Portsmouth, 1999)
2. Cave (Live, The Pyramid Centre, Portsmouth, 1999)
3. Muscle Museum (Live, The Pyramid Centre, Portsmouth, 1999)
4. Falling Down (Live, The Pyramid Centre, Portsmouth, 1999)
5. Fillip (Live, The Pyramid Centre, Portsmouth, 1999)
6. Do We Need This (Live, The Pyramid Centre, Portsmouth, 1999)
7. Agitated (Live, The Astoria, London, 2000)
8. Sunburn (Live, The Astoria, London, 2000)
9. Plug In Baby (Live, The Astoria, London, 2000)
10. Showbiz (Live, The Astoria, London, 2000)
11. Cave (Acoustic live demo, Airfield Studios, 1999)
12. Muscle Museum (Acoustic live demo, Airfield Studios, 1999)

CD 6 - ORIGIN OF SYMMETRY INSTRUMENTAL DEMOS
1. Micro Cuts
2. Feeling Good
3. Space Dementia 
4. Hyper Music 
5. Citizen Erased 
6. Megalomania 
7. Screenager 
8. Shrinking Universe 
9. Shine  

CD 7 - ORIGIN OF SYMMETRY 
1. New Born
2. Bliss
3. Space Dementia 
4. Hyper Music 
5. Plug In Baby 
6. Citizen Erased 
7. Micro Cuts 
8. Screenager 
9. Darkshines
10. Feeling Good
11. Futurism (Bonus track)
12. Megalomania 

CD 8 - ORIGIN OF SYMMETRY B-SIDES
1. Nature 1
2. Execution Commentary
3. Bedroom Acoustics
4. Shrinking Universe
5. Piano Thing
6. Map Of Your Head
7. The Gallery
8. Hyper Chondriac Music
9. Shine
10. Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want           
11. Dead Star
12. In Your World
13. Can’t Take My Eyes Off You 

CD 9 - ORIGIN OF SYMMETRY, LIVE AT READING FESTIVAL
1. New Born
2. Bliss 
3. Space Dementia 
4. Hyper Music 
5. Plug In Baby 
6. Citizen Erased 
7. Micro Cuts 
8. Screenager 
9. Darkshines 
10. Feeling Good 
11. Megalomania 

 

Please note Origin of Muse will not be available digitally.

 

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  • Origin of Muse
    06 September 2019

    In celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the band’s debut album Showbiz, Muse have announced the release of the deluxe boxed set Origin of Muse, available 6 December 2019. This deluxe set will chronicle the band from their early beginnings in Devon, their early demos, first EPs, debut album and breakthrough record Origin of SymmetryPre-order now.

     The collection is housed in a 48-page casebound book which sits in a rigid board slipcase with anti-scratch and matte laminated finish with a spot gloss. The book contains an extensive and in depth interview with Matt, Dom and Chris as they talk about the earliest beginnings of the band, as well as the recording and release of their debut album Showbiz through Origin of Symmetry.  The book also incorporates original posters, setlists, photographs and contact sheets, which are inserted and can be pulled out from the book as well as original artwork and all CDs and vinyl.

     The audio is 9 CDs and 4 coloured vinyl containing the following highlights:

    CD1 – Newton Abbot Demos -15 previously unreleased first demos by the band including an early version of the hit “Plug in Baby”

    CD2 – The Muse EPS+  Showbiz Demos – Their debut releases on Dangerous Records and previously unreleased demos for their debut album Showbiz

    CD3 – Showbiz – Remastered debut album

    CD4 – Showbiz B Sides – Contains a previously unreleased  alternate version of “Recess”

    CD5 – Showbiz Live – Previously unreleased recording of live shows broadcast on BBC Radio One in 1999/2000

    CD6 – Origin of Symmetry Instrumental Demos – Previously unreleased recorded at the Community Centre in Teignmouth

    CD7 – Origin of Symmetry – Remastered

    CD8 – Origin of Symmetry B Sides – Every B side recorded for the single released from the album

    CD9 – Origin of Symmetry Live at Reading Festival – Full version of band’s headline performance of entire album recorded at Reading Festival 2011 on the 10th Anniversary of it release

     Vinyl 1-4 – Showbiz and Origin of Symmetry remastered 180 gram heavyweight coloured vinyl.

    Origin of Muse Tracklisting:

    CD 1 - NEWTON ABBOT DEMOS
    1. Cave 
    2. Rain 
    3. Agitated 
    4. Crazy Days 
    5. Coma 
    6. Connect The Kettle Lead 
    7. Balloonatic 
    8. Boredom 
    9. Sober 
    10. Jimmy Kane 
    11. Ashamed 
    12. Plug In Baby 
    13. Earthquake 
    14. Good News 
    15. Overdue 

    CD 2 - THE MUSE EPs + SHOWBIZ DEMOS
    1. Overdue
    2. Cave 
    3. Coma 
    4. Escape
    5. Muscle Museum 
    6. Sober 
    7. Uno 
    8. Unintended
    9. Pink Ego Box
    10. (Muscle Museum) #2 
    11. Showbiz (Live, Sawmills Studios, 1998)
    12. Do We Need This (Live, Fortress Studios, 1999)
    13. Sunburn (Live, Fortress Studios, 1999)
    14. Overdue (Live, Fortress Studios, 1999)
    15. Uno (Alternate version, Rak Studios, 1999) 

    CD 3 - SHOWBIZ
    1. Sunburn
    2. Muscle Museum 
    3. Fillip 
    4. Falling Down 
    5. Cave 
    6. Showbiz
    7. Unintended
    8. Uno 
    9. Sober
    10. Spiral Static (Bonus track)
    11. Escape 
    12. Overdue 
    13. Hate This & I'll Love You  

    CD 4 - SHOWBIZ B-SIDES
    1. Recess (Unreleased alternate version, Trident Studios, 1999)
    2. Jimmy Kane 
    3. Forced In
    4. Agitated
    5. Twin 
    6. Host
    7. Do We Need This?
    8. Con-Science 
    9. Minimum
    10. Ashamed
    11. Yes Please
    12. Recess
    13. Nishe 

    CD 5 - SHOWBIZ LIVE
    1. Uno (Live, The Pyramid Centre, Portsmouth, 1999)
    2. Cave (Live, The Pyramid Centre, Portsmouth, 1999)
    3. Muscle Museum (Live, The Pyramid Centre, Portsmouth, 1999)
    4. Falling Down (Live, The Pyramid Centre, Portsmouth, 1999)
    5. Fillip (Live, The Pyramid Centre, Portsmouth, 1999)
    6. Do We Need This (Live, The Pyramid Centre, Portsmouth, 1999)
    7. Agitated (Live, The Astoria, London, 2000)
    8. Sunburn (Live, The Astoria, London, 2000)
    9. Plug In Baby (Live, The Astoria, London, 2000)
    10. Showbiz (Live, The Astoria, London, 2000)
    11. Cave (Acoustic live demo, Airfield Studios, 1999)
    12. Muscle Museum (Acoustic live demo, Airfield Studios, 1999)

    CD 6 - ORIGIN OF SYMMETRY INSTRUMENTAL DEMOS
    1. Micro Cuts
    2. Feeling Good
    3. Space Dementia 
    4. Hyper Music 
    5. Citizen Erased 
    6. Megalomania 
    7. Screenager 
    8. Shrinking Universe 
    9. Shine  

    CD 7 - ORIGIN OF SYMMETRY 
    1. New Born
    2. Bliss
    3. Space Dementia 
    4. Hyper Music 
    5. Plug In Baby 
    6. Citizen Erased 
    7. Micro Cuts 
    8. Screenager 
    9. Darkshines
    10. Feeling Good
    11. Futurism (Bonus track)
    12. Megalomania 

    CD 8 - ORIGIN OF SYMMETRY B-SIDES
    1. Nature 1
    2. Execution Commentary
    3. Bedroom Acoustics
    4. Shrinking Universe
    5. Piano Thing
    6. Map Of Your Head
    7. The Gallery
    8. Hyper Chondriac Music
    9. Shine
    10. Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want           
    11. Dead Star
    12. In Your World
    13. Can’t Take My Eyes Off You 

    CD 9 - ORIGIN OF SYMMETRY, LIVE AT READING FESTIVAL
    1. New Born
    2. Bliss 
    3. Space Dementia 
    4. Hyper Music 
    5. Plug In Baby 
    6. Citizen Erased 
    7. Micro Cuts 
    8. Screenager 
    9. Darkshines 
    10. Feeling Good 
    11. Megalomania 

     

    Please note Origin of Muse will not be available digitally.

     

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