Muse: The Resistance Album Art
2009-08-04 by JizzInMyPants | 69 Comments

Album art for Muse's upcoming album The Resistance, due out September 14th, 2009.
http://muse.mu/news/article/435/the-resistance-the-artwork/

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JizzInMyPants
August 4th 2009

2361 Comments


its sick dude, shoutout to change on the forums for bringing it to meh atention

EasternLight
August 4th 2009

2695 Comments


pretty colors. im assuming muse are supporters of homosexuality?

FadeToBlack
August 4th 2009

10913 Comments


awesome

JizzInMyPants
August 4th 2009

2361 Comments


ya the resistance my B

mutatedfreek
August 4th 2009

7351 Comments


Pretty cool artwork IMO

Titan50
August 4th 2009

4588 Comments


it's like they're deliberately lowering my expectations

PuddlesPuddles
August 4th 2009

4701 Comments


It's pretty cool, though, Titan

ziroth
August 4th 2009

1252 Comments


awesome

PuddlesPuddles
August 4th 2009

4701 Comments


is that Matt Bellamy in the middle

shindip
August 4th 2009

3536 Comments


Kicks major assage.

MaskAtTheMasquerade
August 4th 2009

2792 Comments


im diggin it yo

scyther
August 4th 2009

1606 Comments


I wonder what it meeeeeeeeeeeansss

Titan50
August 4th 2009

4588 Comments


it's too different from the rest of their art, i'd expect it from an electronic group, not Muse

PuddlesPuddles
August 4th 2009

4701 Comments


Actually it looks a lot like their singles/B-side album covers, so I'd expect it from Muse

Invincible is my favorite: http://dic.academic.ru/pictures/enwiki/73/Invincible_cover.jpg
(not saying it looks like this one)

Waior
August 4th 2009

11421 Comments


I like that. A lot.

Xenophanes
Emeritus
August 4th 2009

10553 Comments


I think it's pretty cool, different, but still cool

Digging: Saintseneca - Dark Arc

Xenophanes
Emeritus
August 4th 2009

10553 Comments


who is your picture waior^?

Titan50
August 4th 2009

4588 Comments


wtf guys, it smells like poopoo

PuddlesPuddles
August 4th 2009

4701 Comments


thats squidward!

Titan50
August 4th 2009

4588 Comments


:-)

ninjuice
August 4th 2009

6758 Comments


Pretty sweet cover doods

Deifekt
August 4th 2009

42 Comments


Bad to the bone. I can't wait to hear the whole album.


And dischord, Waior's avatar is Jenna Fischer, from The Office.

Skimaskcheck
August 4th 2009

2360 Comments


Interesting art, but i'm really not enjoying the first two songs atm, hoping the rest will as cool as the cover...

Titan50
August 4th 2009

4588 Comments


album will suck

Mr_Coffee
August 4th 2009

631 Comments


nice

bloc
August 4th 2009

34499 Comments


love the cover, but the album will be nothing special.

Digging: He Is Legend - I Am Hollywood

thebhoy
Emeritus
August 4th 2009

4459 Comments


Album will include cover of Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds.

Knott-
Emeritus
August 4th 2009

10194 Comments


Record will be hyped by UK mainstream listeners convinced they're listening to the dawn of a new musical age complete with the most technical instrumentation known to man.

Record will be 4 at best with some good songs and some very pretentious structures.

Muse will once again be touted as the world's best rock band by the UK media, I will get angry and go cry in a corner because they haven't done anything wholly worthwhile since Absolution.

red0
August 4th 2009

248 Comments


fail

Bfhurricane
August 4th 2009

6194 Comments


I like it

ADAMWD
August 4th 2009

93 Comments


Looks great, if you don't like the first two songs released, just listen for Unnatural Selection (heavy rock song with solos ala OoS) and the symphony off of the album and you will be pleased.

Digging: Teebs - E S T A R A

Gyromania
August 4th 2009

14653 Comments


"Record will be 4 at best with some good songs and some very pretentious structures."

It's a good thing you know all of this ahead of time. Anyways, album art rules, and people continue to hate on Muse for some unknown reason.

CompanionCube
August 4th 2009

977 Comments


or people continue to love muse for some unknown reason

breesuschrist
August 4th 2009

736 Comments


muse is legit

Gyromania
August 4th 2009

14653 Comments


Muse are amazing. I don't see why people don't like them.

Aids
Contributing Reviewer
August 4th 2009

23652 Comments


^Because sputnik loves to hate what's popular. This album cover art is amazing though. 2009 has produced some sweet album art so far.

Digging: Trophy Scars - Holy Vacants

Chewie
August 4th 2009

4531 Comments


album will suck


well now you're just being cynical

my jaw dropped when I saw this, fucking cool

DaveyBoy
Staff Reviewer
August 4th 2009

20825 Comments


Bright light... Bright light.

MIRAI87
August 4th 2009

249 Comments


Artwork is spectacular.

Hopefully the album is the same.

Douchebag
August 4th 2009

3624 Comments


now THAT is some crazy artwork!

Knott-
Emeritus
August 4th 2009

10194 Comments


It's a good thing you know all of this ahead of time.


Lol. I'm obviously just making educated guesses based on the ridiculous leak campaign of USoE, the very cool album art, the regular reaction of the UK media and public to Muse albums, the quality and feel of the songs I've heard so far, and my own instinct.

I like Muse, I just hate the way they're portrayed by the media and the way their last album spawned loads of retards saying things like omg knights of cydonia is probably the longest song ever but i love it!!111eleventy.

Douglas
August 4th 2009

8984 Comments


ELEVENTY exactly!

Album art is pretty swell though.

Douglas
August 4th 2009

8984 Comments



Looks great, if you don't like the first two songs released, just listen for Unnatural Selection (heavy rock song with solos ala OoS) and the symphony off of the album and you will be pleased.


ADAMWD I am abit sus on you, you seem to post in every Muse news article with extremely positive notes and insights into the album... Are you Matt Bellamy yourself? hahaha

shindip
August 4th 2009

3536 Comments


Albums should always have awesome covers.

JacobsLadder
August 4th 2009

554 Comments


Sadly the album's cover will be better than the actual album.

coventrydrummer
August 4th 2009

47 Comments


Reminds me of Super Mario Galaxy...

ADAMWD
August 4th 2009

93 Comments


I have a feeling a lot of people who don't like Uprising or USoE will not like Undisclosed Desires either because Matt doesn't play guitar or piano in the song and the only instruments are drum machines, slap bass, and "Timbaland inspired" vocals. This album should be interesting to listen to from start to end.

What I don't get is why people are complaining about the album when we only have two songs to go by. It would be like judging OoS off of just Feeling Good and Screenager, you just can't.

That fact is this album starts with an British Prog Pop song, and then ends with a supposedly chaotic and off the wall symphony. And all we have for a clue between is USoE, which was a bit of a comedic light hearted approach to a more serious problem, that being the world. So in a sense, we really know nothing about the album, where it goes, what happens. So relax, wait for the album as a whole, and stop being so upset this isn't Hysteria part 2 or Stockholm Resistance. Do not write off Muse, because I highly doubt they will disappoint.

Douglas
August 4th 2009

8984 Comments


Confirms my above point ; )

haha

Xenophanes
Emeritus
August 4th 2009

10553 Comments


Has no one noticed that the date says Augest 14th when the album is due out in september?...And they fucking spelled August wrong?!?!

ADAMWD
August 4th 2009

93 Comments


Ha, wish it came out August 14th.

ADAMWD
August 4th 2009

93 Comments


And on the Muse main page where you rate the albums, it says it comes out August 14th as well.

Anthracks
August 4th 2009

3639 Comments


didn't arghoslent already do this one?

Digging: Tobacco - Ultima II Massage

MentalityOfA
August 4th 2009

1213 Comments


A little too colorful for me, but I like the little path running down the middle.


...Could swear I was getting close to quoting Monty Python.

Digging: Chevelle - La Gargola

Shrapnel94
August 4th 2009

2213 Comments


Looks pretty good. Don't have very high expectations for the album, though.

Xenophanes
Emeritus
August 4th 2009

10553 Comments


u should....Muse is great!

Shrapnel94
August 4th 2009

2213 Comments


They are pretty good.

Zizzer
August 5th 2009

915 Comments


Ugh I'm not a fan. I don't like anything from this new album so far

BHaR has had the coolest album art so far in my opinion, but they've all been good.

Except this.

JoshIsNumber3
August 5th 2009

151 Comments


I can't wait to hear these really pretentious structures. I'm going to sneer and post on Sputnik so much!

Nagrarok
August 5th 2009

7957 Comments


Art is kind of meh.

MIRAI87
August 5th 2009

249 Comments


Yeah guys, calm down. This album rules.

And I know BECAUSE I AM MATTHEW BELLAMY.
FEAR ME.

Gyromania
August 5th 2009

14653 Comments


"I can't wait to hear these really pretentious structures. I'm going to sneer and post on Sputnik so much!"

...no

This is the best album art they've done so far. Their new single isn't that good... maybe it will grow in time. Still, I think the album will be awesome.

Zizzer
August 5th 2009

915 Comments


^^

I think it's the worst.

Gyromania
August 5th 2009

14653 Comments


How the hell is it the worst? OoS' was pretty bad, and Absolution's and KoC's just sucked.

Waior
August 5th 2009

11421 Comments


All their artwork has been great, minus Showbiz which was just okay.

ADAMWD
August 5th 2009

93 Comments


They really haven't had any bad album art. I would take this one over Showbiz.

As far as album art goes, without considering singles, b-sides, live DVDs:

OoS > BHaR > Absolution > The Resistance > Showbiz

shindip
August 5th 2009

3536 Comments


Their covers were rather average. But this... this is awesome.

Gyromania
August 5th 2009

14653 Comments


Agreed.

Motiv3
August 5th 2009

8421 Comments


best album art ive seen a while, awesomeness.

Streetvulture
August 6th 2009

361 Comments


this is so cool.
hope this is better than their last one.



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