Muse have spoken about their forthcoming album ‘The 2nd Law’ and have revealed it is much more personal record than their previous efforts.
‘The 2nd Law’ is due to be released on October 1 in the UK and October 2 in the US. It includes new singles ‘Madness’ and ‘Survival’ as well as dubstep-influenced track ‘The 2nd Law: Unsustainable’. The 13-track album is the follow-up to 2009′s ‘The Resistance’ and has been recorded in London.
Speaking to the New Zealand Herald about the record, Matt Bellamy revealed that he has been writing about his own private life for the first time since the band’s 1999 debut album ‘Showbiz’.
He said of this: “”We’re singing about things like relationships for the first time. Actually, I did that for a bit on the first album [1999’s ‘Showbiz’] but then I started doing interviews and thought, ‘Oh my God, I can’t answer these questions they’re getting too personal’. So that’s when we started getting all conceptual and pretending the album was about the end of the world, or whatever,”
Bellamy also spoke about the band’s ambitions for the album and said that the band are always looking to break “new ground and find new sounds to play with”.
He added: “Every album we do we try to find new ground and new sounds to play with and new instruments, new styles of songwriting and new styles of production. Because change is what creates momentum in a band and I think we’re lucky, all three of us are very open to exploring new avenues.” READ MORE
Muse on ‘The 2nd Law’: ‘We’re Singing About Relationships For The First Time’ was originally published on mycolumbusjack.com