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Hullabaloo Soundtrack [Australia]
     

Hullabaloo Soundtrack [Australia]

by Muse
 

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Critics say that Radiohead is best, but Muse is equally passionate and mad when it comes to delivering a raw rock sound. The Hullabaloo Soundtrack arrived after only two albums -- 1999's Showbiz and 2001's indie smash Origin of Symmetry --

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Critics say that Radiohead is best, but Muse is equally passionate and mad when it comes to delivering a raw rock sound. The Hullabaloo Soundtrack arrived after only two albums -- 1999's Showbiz and 2001's indie smash Origin of Symmetry -- and it's an ambitious move for the band. Hullabaloo captures Muse live in concert at Le Zenith in Paris in October 2001 on disc two. Frontman Matthew Bellamy howls and halloos through classics like "Muscle Museum" and "Citizen Erased." His bandmates provide a tight, grunge-inspired rhythm section; however, Bellamy's vocal anguish is painfully romantic -- think Jeff Buckley and a more conservative Thom Yorke. Theatrics do take over Muse's overall live show. One cannot ignore the sinister string arrangements of "Space Dementia," but newer cuts like "Dead Star" and "In Your World" showcase the band's original rock intent. No vocal mimicry, no electronic distortion. Disc one offers a selection of B-sides from the band's 1999 and 2001 sessions. Fans should be more than delighted to have each single compiled onto one album. Standouts: "Hyper Chondriac Music" and "Map of Your Head." Muse eagerly defines, in an artistic sense, what music means to them. For a massive follower of the band, the Hullabaloo Soundtrack is a decent look back. For new fans, consider the album a treat. [An Australian version was also released.]

Product Details

Release Date:
07/18/2006
Label:
Taste Media
UPC:
9397603353420
catalogNumber:
33534

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Performance Credits

Muse   Primary Artist
Tom Waits   Track Performer
Paul English   Guitar

Technical Credits

Tom Waits   Composer
John Cornfield   Engineer
John Leckie   Producer
Tim Summerhayes   Engineer
Muse   Producer
Adam Taylor   Monitor Engineer
Dennis Smith   Executive Producer
Laurence Stevens   Art Direction
Carl Fox   Sleeve Photo
Marc Carolan   Engineer,Contributor
Matthew Bellamy   Composer,Engineer
Barny Bewick   Cover Design
Safta Jaffery   Executive Producer
Paul Reeve   Producer,Engineer

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