3 Oct 2012

The Playlist: Josie's Top 20 Of Everything MUSE

MUSE's sixth studio album, The 2nd Law, comes out to North America on October 2nd so to celebrate, local Toronto new rock station 102.1 The Edge made a top 20 list consisting of MUSE songs and other songs that has to do with their career.

Check out the list below.  You can also check out my own personal Top Ten: MUSE Songs

20. "Starlight" by Muse
19. "Clocks" by Coldplay
(A Coldplay song inspired by Muse)
18. "Resistance" by Muse
(MUSE's Grammy nominated song for both Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals and Best Rock Song)
17. "Mysterious Ways" by U2
16. "Stockholm Syndrome" by Muse
15. "Survival" by Muse
14. "Tighten Up" by The Black Keys
(Muse loved how Indie Rock from bands like The Black Keys now top the charts)
13. "Hysteria" by Muse
12. "12:51" by The Strokes
11. "Knights Of Cydonia" by Muse"
10. "Bullet With Butterfly Wings" by The Smashing Pumpkins
9. "Soul To Squeeze" by Red Hot Chili Peppers
(Muse bassist Christopher Wolstenholme aspired to play bass like Flea from RHCP)
8. "Undone (Sweater Song)" by Weezer
7. "Immigrant Song (Girl With The Dragon Tattoo)" by Trent Reznor
(Muse frontman Matt Bellamy thinks that music production is just as important in this day and age as playing instruments and he aspires to be as good behind the mixing board and laptop as Trent Reznor is)
6. "Madness" by Muse
5. "Chop Suey!" by System Of A Down
4. "Undisclosed Desires" by Muse
3. "Bombtrack" by Rage Against The Machine
(RATM's self-titled debut album was the first album that made Matt Bellamy appreciate music and take it seriously. He loved how ahead-of-its-time RATM was and inspired him to write songs which a similar timeless quality)
2. "Uprising" by Muse"
1. "Time Is Running Out" by Muse 
(Their breakthrough song in North America)

Here's "Madness" from their latest album The 2nd Law:

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