Muse – Origin Of Muse: Super Box Set (4LP + 9CD) *Pre-Order – SHOP COLLECTION ONLY

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Release date Friday 29th November
All pre-orders will be ready for collection on that date. Shop collection only due to size and weight of item.

Muse – Origin Of Muse
Super Box Set (4LP + 9CD) – £125.99

In celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the band’s debut album Showbiz, Muse have announced the release of the deluxe boxed set Origin of Muse. This deluxe set will chronicle the band from their early beginnings in Devon, their early demos, first EP’s debut album and breakthrough record Origin of Symmetry.

The collection is housed in a 48 page casebound book which is sits in a rigid board slipcase with anti-scratch and matte laminated finish with a spot gloss. The book contains an extensive and in depth interview with  Matt Bellamy, Dominic Howard and Chris Wolstenholme  as they talk about the earliest beginnings of the band, as well as the recording and release of their debut album Showbiz through Origin of Symmetry.  The book also incorporates original posters, setlists, photographs and contact sheets which are inserted and can be pulled out from the book as well as original artwork and all CD’s and vinyl.

The audio is 9 CD’s and 4 colored vinyl containing the following highlights. For full tracklisting see second page:

CD1 – Newton Abbot Demos -15 previously unreleased first demos by the band including an early version of the band’s hit “Plug in Baby”

CD2 – The Muse EPS+  Showbiz Demos – Their debut releases on Dangerous Records and previously unreleased demos for their debut album Showbiz

CD3 – Showbiz – Remastered debut album

CD4 – Showbiz B Sides – Contains a previously unreleased  alternate version of “Recess”

CD5 – Showbiz Live – Previously unreleased recording of live shows broadcast on BBC Radio One in 1999

CD6 – Origin of Symmetry Instrumental Demos – Previously unreleased recorded at the community center in Teignmouth

CD7 – Origin of Symmetry – Remastered

CD8 – Origin of Symmetry B Sides – Every B side recorded for the single released from the album

CD9 – Origin of Symmetry Live at Reading – Full version of band’s headline performance of entire album recorded at Reading festival 2011 on the 10th Anniversary of it release

Vinyl 1-4 – Showbiz and Origin of Symmetry remastered 180 gm heavyweight colored vinyl.

Track list:

CD 1 – NEWTON ABBOT DEMOS 

  1. Cave 
  2. Rain 
  3. Agitated 
  4. Crazy Days 
  5. Coma 
  6. Connect The Kettle Lead 
  7. Balloonatic 
  8. Boredom 
  9. Sober 
  10. Jimmy Kane 
  11. Ashamed 
  12. Plug In Baby 
  13. Earthquake 
  14. Good News 
  15. Overdue 

CD 2 – THE MUSE EPs + SHOWBIZ DEMOS 

  1. Overdue
  2. Cave 
  3. Coma 
  4. Escape
  5. Muscle Museum 
  6. Sober 
  7. Uno 
  8. Unintended
  9. Pink Ego Box
  10. (Muscle Museum) #2 
  11. Showbiz (Live, Sawmills Studios, 1998)
  12. Do We Need This (Live, Fortress Studios, 1999)
  13. Sunburn (Live, Fortress Studios, 1999)
  14. Overdue (Live, Fortress Studios, 1999)
  15. Uno (Alternate version, Rak Studios, 1999)

CD 3 – SHOWBIZ

  1. Sunburn
  2. Muscle Museum *
  3. Fillip 
  4. Falling Down 
  5. Cave 
  6. Showbiz
  7. Unintended
  8. Uno 
  9. Sober
  10. Spiral Static (Bonus track)
  11. Escape 
  12. Overdue 
  13. Hate This & I’ll Love You 

CD 4 – SHOWBIZ B-SIDES

  1. Recess (Unreleased alternate version, Trident Studios, 1999)
  2. Jimmy Kane 
  3. Forced In
  4. Agitated
  5. Twin 
  6. Host
  7. Do We Need This?
  8. Con-Science 
  9. Minimum
  10. Ashamed
  11. Yes Please
  12. Recess
  13. Nishe

CD 5 – SHOWBIZ LIVE

  1. Uno (Live, The Pyramid Centre, Portsmouth, 1999)
  2. Cave (Live, The Pyramid Centre, Portsmouth, 1999)
  3. Muscle Museum (Live, The Pyramid Centre, Portsmouth, 1999)
  4. Falling Down (Live, The Pyramid Centre, Portsmouth, 1999)
  5. Fillip (Live, The Pyramid Centre, Portsmouth, 1999)
  6. Do We Need This (Live, The Pyramid Centre, Portsmouth, 1999)
  7. Agitated (Live, The Astoria, London, 2000)
  8. Sunburn (Live, The Astoria, London, 2000)
  9. Plug In Baby (Live, The Astoria, London, 2000)
  10. Showbiz (Live, The Astoria, London, 2000)
  11. Cave (Acoustic live demo, Airfield Studios, 1999)
  12. Muscle Museum (Acoustic live demo, Airfield Studios, 1999)

 

CD 6 – ORIGIN OF SYMMETRY INSTRUMENTAL DEMOS

  1. Micro Cuts
  2. Feeling Good
  3. Space Dementia 
  4. Hyper Music 
  5. Citizen Erased 
  6. Megalomania 
  7. Screenager 
  8. Shrinking Universe 
  9. Shine 

CD 7 – ORIGIN OF SYMMETRY 

  1. New Born
  2. Bliss
  3. Space Dementia 
  4. Hyper Music 
  5. Plug In Baby 
  6. Citizen Erased 
  7. Micro Cuts 
  8. Screenager 
  9. Darkshines
  10. Feeling Good
  11. Futurism (Bonus track)
  12. Megalomania 

CD 8 – ORIGIN OF SYMMETRY B-SIDES

  1. Nature 1
  2. Execution Commentary
  3. Bedroom Acoustics
  4. Shrinking Universe
  5. Piano Thing
  6. Map Of Your Head
  7. The Gallery
  8. Hyper Chondriac Music
  9. Shine
  10. Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want           
  11. Dead Star
  12. In Your World
  13. Can’t Take My Eyes Off You 

CD 9 – ORIGIN OF SYMMETRY, LIVE AT READING FESTIVAL

  1. New Born
  2. Bliss 
  3. Space Dementia 
  4. Hyper Music 
  5. Plug In Baby 
  6. Citizen Erased 
  7. Micro Cuts 
  8. Screenager 
  9. Darkshines 
  10. Feeling Good 
  11. Megalomania 

Additional Information

Weight 550 g
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