Muse Shares Dystopian “Will of the People” Video; New Album Coming 8/26 (Preview)


Adrian GarroCategories:Latest News

Rock Cellar Magazine

Dynamic English rock band Muse recently returned with a pair of thunderously epic tracks, and the latest — “Will of the People” — turns up the bombast to 11.

The title track from a new album due Aug. 26, the video is futuristic, dystopian and high-tech:

Said Muse mastermind Matt Bellamy of the song/video:

“’Will of the People’ is fictional story set in a fictional metaverse on a fictional planet ruled by a fictional authoritarian state run by a fictional algorithm manifested by a fictional data centre running a fictional bank printing a fictional currency controlling a fictional population occupying a fictional city containing a fictional apartment where a fictional man woke up one day and thought “fuck this.”

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The first song ushering in this latest creative effort from Muse was “Won’t Stand Down,” which landed in January:

That was followed by “Compliance” in March:

Stay tuned for more regarding Will of the People.

In addition to the album news, Muse also unveiled a short, intimate tour in the fall in select cities:

October 4, 2022 Los Angeles @ The Wiltern
October 11, 2022 Chicago @ The Riviera Theater
October 14, 2022 Toronto @ The History
October 16, 2022 New York City @ The Beacon Theater
October 23, 2022 Amsterdam @ Royal Theatre Carre
October 25, 2022 Paris @ Salle Pleyel
October 26, 2022 Milan @ Alcatraz

Says the band, “We had such a good time at our recent charity shows at the Apollo in London last month we wanted to play some of these types of smaller theaters that we hadn’t played for a long time in the U.S and Europe before we head out on tour in 2023.”



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