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Saturday, October 22, 2016

Muse is taken to the Russian drones

One of the most popular British rock bands, founded 24 years ago in Devon, last year presented the public its new and, according to fans, a very successful record at the festival Park Live. The performance of the team caused such a huge outcry that the participants again decided to return to the Russian capital.

photo: Natalia Muslinkina

The main topics of the plate, which said the Muse leader Matthew Bellamy before the release of the work, “deep ecology, the emotional gap and a Third world war.” “For me, “Drona” is a modern metaphor for how you can be a person who is able to kill without the slightest manifestation of feelings, ” says the leader of the group in an interview with one of the foreign journals, — many do not know, but we kind of gradually turned into a people able to make the decision to kill. Modern technologies enable us to be less sensitive to what is happening around us. We are getting closer to the world, but at the same time moving away from him.

After playing on previous records with the experiments, now the Muse came back to themselves, to their early sound, only at a qualitatively new level. “Drones” is a powerful idea, but the minimalistic sound of the album built mostly on guitar interspersed with piano and fine vocals Bellamy, solid construction, dramatic compositions, which, as shown by last year’s concert, is able to drive mad fans of not less than the hits team. And at each performance they will not only a favorite, recognizable sound of Muse but also surprises and improvisation.

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