"New Born" and "Micro Cuts" by Muse
Strong SongsMay 19, 202100:56:4551.96 MB

"New Born" and "Micro Cuts" by Muse

Link it to the world, link it to yourself, link it to your podcast app, because it's time to talk about Muse!

Kirk takes a deep dive into not one but two songs off of Muse's seminal 2001 album Origin of Symmetry: "New Born," which kicks the album off with a strong pop-rock approach, and "Micro Cuts," a mid-album high point that shows off their more eclectic influences. It's time for some contrapuntal harmony mixed with some good old fashioned blues riffs, and a lot of guitar fuzz on top.

Written by: Matthew Bellamy

Album: Origin of Symmetry (2001)

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ALSO FEATURED/DISCUSSED:

  • "Plug In Baby," "Space Dementia," "Bliss," and "Citizen Erased" by Matthew Bellamy from Origin of Symmetry
  • Manson Guitar Works, makers of Matt Bellamy's futuristic custom guitars: https://www.mansonguitarworks.com/

OUTRO SOLOIST: Galen Clark

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