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The Mk Ultra - Muse - The Resistance is the fifth studio album by English rock band Muse. It was released on 11 September through the band's own Helium-3 imprint as well as Warner Bros.
Musically, the record is similar to some of the band's previous material, mixing orchestral elements with RockerJocker - Простые вещи and electronic music. The album also saw the band craft a three-part, minute long symphony piece titled " Exogenesis ". Lyrically, it is a concept record, as well as continuation of the themes from their previous records, being influenced Et Jesum - Pergolesi* / Angharad Gruffydd Jones*, Lawrence Zazzo, Cambridge Soloists*, Timothy Brown politics and more oppressive subjects.
The Resistance received positive reviews from critics, who praised its concept, instrumentation, influences and Bellamy's vocals. The album was compared favourably to the works of Radiohead and Queenalthough some critics found its material to be overblown and cliched.
The album reached number one in 19 countries, and the top five Mk Ultra - Muse - The Resistance the United States and several others. It was later certified platinum Victory In Disguise - Intruder - Live To Die a number of countries, including the UK and US.
The album was promoted with three commercial singles: " Uprising ", " Undisclosed Desires ", and " Resistance ", with "Exogenesis: Symphony" receiving a Record Store Day vinyl release. The band also made a number of live appearances promoting the album, including The Resistance Tour. The talk of a follow-up to Muse's album Black Holes and 2.
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In October, music Lalo Schifrin - Tango Del Atardecer NME reported that Muse were "planning an ' electronic ' album" and that the band "had 'loads of ideas' for their fifth record already. The move away from Mk Ultra - Muse - The Resistance a conventional album was further discussed, with drummer Dominic Howard quoted as saying "It's not that we're against the concept of releasing an album in the traditional format at all.
It's just the way the world and technology is evolving, it's presenting a canvas to do whatever you want and just release music as and when it is ready to release. It can happen much more organically. We just wanted to get started this year, to get the ball rolling a little bit rather than wait for a year doing nothing then get in the studio, and go, 'What do we do now?
Muse hired Rick Rubinwho had worked with artists including Metallica and Jay Zto produce the album but scrapped the recordings in favour of producing the album themselves. At the Music Producers Guild awards, Bellamy sarcastically thanked Rubin for "teaching us how not to produce. Inan "insider close to [ Musically, The Resistance has been described as featuring art rock progressive rock symphonic rock space rock and alternative rock.
Muse announced the title The Resistance on their Twitter page on 22 May, [ citation needed ] while the first song was officially announced as "United States of Eurasia" on the official band website,  deciphered by fans from a picture of No Disco - Depeche Mode / Nitzer Ebb - No Disco / Murderous piece of sheet music held by Bellamy in a photo uploaded on the Twitter page.
Out in a few months hopefully. We've just started mixing some tracks and it sounds wicked. Still got a bit more work to do but it's coming along nicely. On 16 June it was confirmed on the band's official website that the album would be released on 14 September On 3 July, the band began updating their Twitter profile with the track listing for The Resistancewhich was completed by the end of the day. On 14 July, Muse confirmed via Twitter that the first single from the album would be " Uprising ".
On 17 AugustiTunes gave second previews for each of the songs on the album. It contains the album as well as added extras such as animated artwork and behind the scenes videos. The soundtrack to the first film had featured another song by Muse: " Supermassive Black Hole ". A special version, Mk Ultra - Muse - The Resistance to copies were also made which also contained a DVD containing a 5. An instrumental Mk Ultra - Muse - The Resistance of the album has been professionally mixed, and is available on Mk Ultra - Muse - The Resistance internet.
On 18 Augusta duo of concerts collectively entitled " A Seaside Rendezvous " were confirmed for 4 and 5 September. The performances included the debut appearances of five songs from the upcoming album, including lead single " Uprising ", "Undisclosed Desires", and "Resistance". A promotional tour was first confirmed by Muse in March when they announced that "We are pleased to confirm that Muse will be touring in the UK, Europe and North America this autumn. The opening European leg began on 22 October and ended on 4 Decembercomprising 30 shows.
The second leg, which began on 7 Januaryincluded thirteen shows, seven of which were part of the Australasian Big Day Out shows. A North American leg of 26 shows took place in early Nine stadium shows Mk Ultra - Muse - The Resistance place in Europe inwith three of those dates taking place at Wembley Stadium and Old Trafford Cricket Ground.
A second round of North American concerts took place throughout September and October The Resistance received generally positive reviews from critics upon its release. At Metacriticwhich assigns a normalised rating out of to reviews from mainstream critics, the album received an average score of 72 based on 23 reviews, indicating "generally favorable reviews.
Andrew Leahey of AllMusic praised the album, highlighting "Guiding Light", "United States of Eurasia", and "Exogenesis", and calling it "by and large a fantastic record". Multiple reviews criticised the album for lacking originality, in some instances commenting it was a caricature of progressive rock. However, the review went on to conclude that "Judged on its own terms — out of control scale, genre-smashing ambition, musical and vocal virtuosity - The Resistance is a success.
Queen guitarist Brian May praised the Queen-influenced sound that Muse incorporated into the album. He described the track "United States of Eurasia" as "brilliantly done". Produced for the band's track "MK Ultra", the video was launched globally across all of MTV's properties on-air and on-line on 17 September Touring member: Morgan Nicholls. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from MK Ultra Song. This article is about the Muse album.
For other albums titled Resistance, see Resistance disambiguation. Art rock progressive rock symphonic rock space rock alternative rock. Helium-3 Warner Bros. Main article: The Resistance Tour. Muse Matthew Bellamy — lead vocals, lead and rhythm guitars, keyboards, piano, synthesizers, programmingproduction Christopher Wolstenholme — bass, backing vocals, production Dominic Howard — drums, percussion, synthesizers, programming, production Session musicians Edodea Ensemble; orchestra, conducted by Audrey Riley and led by concertmaster Edoardo de Angelis Enrico Gabrielli — bass clarinet on "I Belong to You" Tom Kirk — handclaps and football hooligan noises on "Uprising" Main production personnel Adrian Bushby — engineeringhandclaps and football hooligan noises on "Uprising" Ted Jensen — mastering Mark "Spike" Stent — mixing Additional personnel La Boca — artwork Des Broadbery — additional technical and logistical support Danny Clinch — photography Tommaso Colliva — additional engineering, technical setup Matthew Green — mixing assistance Paul Reeve — additional vocal production, handclaps and football hooligan noises on "Uprising".
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