fans have named the band's 2003 album "Absolution
" as the best ever by the iconic Westcountry trio, Gigwise
The chart topping album narrowly beat 2001 release "Origin of Symmetry
" to be voted fans' favourite, while their 2006 release, "Black Holes and Revelations
," placed third. The band's 2008 live album "HAARP
" placed fourth, while their 2009 release, "The Resistance
" was named their fifth best.
At the same time the list of five worst Muse album has formed. The 2002's live album and b-sides compilation "Hullabaloo
" tops the list, with their debut effort "Showbiz
" placed on the second spot. The most recent studio record by Muse, "The 2nd Law
," is on the third place in the list of Worst Muse albums, with their latest live record "Live at Rome Olympic Stadium
" on the 4th place. "The Resistance" closes the list.
The full rating of Muse albums is:
2. Origin of Symmetry
3. Black Holes and Revelations
5. The Resistance
6. Live at Rome Olympic Stadium
7. The 2nd Law
has previously stated that "Absolution" is one of the more intimate Muse albums, despite epic themes such as life, death, war and outer space. The album scored the band a No.1 in the UK and France and hit the top ten across Europe when it was released on 15 September, 2003.
In other news, Muse recently revealed going in "more rock"
direction while making their seventh studio album. Bellamy said that the band is looking forward to make "more conceptual"
and "more raw"
album, than their latest record, "The 2nd Law."