|Muse Random 1-8
|Ranking: #91 for 2000 |
| ||Ratings (60)
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|3.0 good||Davey Boy STAFF | May 3rd 09|
Muse have always been ambitious and that fits right in with releasing (if only in Japan) an 8 track EP of B-Sides and live cuts after only one LP. Individually, most of these songs could have slotted in as album tracks on 'Showbiz', but as a whole they only result in a good solid package and nothing more. Only for diehard fans of the band, Muse's usual traits are on show here; The tempo-switching 'Host', the hooky guitar riffs of 'Coma' and the distorted vocals of 'Agitated'. Yet, it is the slower and haunting near-instrumental of 'Forced In' which stands out alongside the live version of the under-rated 'Filip'.
|4.0 excellent||Ross Delany | July 13th 07|
Whilst Random 1-8 is not an EP for the casual Muse listener, it still easily contains some of their best work. With songs like Forced In and Agitated showing the less radio-friendly side of their talents and songs like Coma showing the mix of good hooks and a slight poppiness that would serve them in good stead. As already said, not a CD for the casual listener, but for Muse fans old and new, this is a good purchase.
|4.0 excellent||Josh Taylor | January 3rd 07|
While Muse's bigger hits maybe appealing to more people, sometimes it's nice to see the more experimental side of Muse and this is a great way to do that. It holds many of their earlier recordings and while they maybe less radio-friendly they display Muse's musical progession fantastically and show how they would go on to refine their techniques and go on to release 4 great albums.
|5.0 classic||BP98 | September 9th 15|
|5.0 classic||Edenqt | June 26th 15|
|4.0 excellent||artine | December 17th 13|
|4.0 excellent||arthen | November 5th 13|
|4.5 superb||Koda90 | September 14th 12|
|2.5 average||Rowdy | March 12th 11|
|2.5 average||victu | July 1st 09|
|3.5 great||Ben W | April 13th 09|
|3.0 good||doqtor | August 7th 08|
|4.5 superb||bfmv15 | January 29th 08|
|2.5 average||DerMond | December 24th 07|
|4.0 excellent||Ferz5 | November 23rd 07|
|4.0 excellent||cydonia | October 15th 07|
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