The Muse boys returned in late 2009 with their fifth studio album, The Resistance. Their much-anticipated follow-up to 2006′s Black Holes and Revelations has been greeted with critical acclaim for its scope, grandeur and classical musical influences. It sold around 148,000 copies in the UK in the first week alone, reaching the number one slot in the album charts in 19 countries and getting to number 3 in the U.S. Billboard charts.
The Resistance marked a landmark for the band as it is the first of their albums that they produced themselves, an accomplishment that was celebrated when they collected UK Single of the Year at the recent Music Producers Guild Awards for the first single from the album which was entitled Uprising. We have the exclusive, band-approved sheet music for Uprising available in a piano, vocal and guitar arrangement and guitar tab. The piano sheet music arrangements offer chords for guitarists and separate the vocal line from the piano accompaniment.
Although they lost out on the best British Band gong at the recent BRIT Awards to fellow rockers Kasabian, they have been nominated in 10 categories at the forthcoming NME awards, including Best British Band, Best Live Band, Best Album, and Best Album Artwork amongst others. When you hear tracks such as the Depeche Mode-esque “Undisclosed Desires,” an overt homage to rock legend Queen entitled “United States Of Eurasia (+ Collateral Damage),” and the guitar riff-heavy “MK Ultra” it’s easy to see why!
Another highlight from the album is the three-part, thirteen-minute Exogenesis Symphony which has received the most plaudits from the critics. You can sing and play along with our Muse sheet music arranged for piano, vocal and guitar. You can check out Muse sheet music and guitar tab for Resistance here:
- Undisclosed Desires
- United States of Eurasia (+ Collateral Damage)
- Guiding Light
- Unnatural Selection
- MK Ultra
- I Belong To You (+ Mon Coeur S’Ouvre À Ta Voix)
- Exogenesis: Symphony Part I (Overture)
- Exogenesis: Symphony Part II (Cross Pollination)
- Exogenesis: Symphony Part III (Redemption)
Their crown as current Kings of the UK Rock & Pop scene was confirmed when it was announced Muse will headline the prestigious Saturday night slot on the Pyramid Stage at this year’s Glastonbury Festival. If you’re planning on going to Glastonbury this year, be sure to take a look at these highlights from Muse’s back-catalogue of sheet music so you can sing-along when they’re up on stage. These arrangements vary from guitar tab to saxophone solos, so be sure to review the sheet music arrangements closely.
- “Escape,” “Muscle Museum” and “Sunburn” from their 1999 debut album. Download sheet music from Showbiz by Muse.
“Plug In Baby” and “Hyper Music” from their 2001 album. Download sheet music from Origin of Symmetry by Muse.
“Starlight,” “Supermassive Black Hole” and “Knights of Cydonia” from their 2006 album. Download sheet music from Black Holes and Revelations by Muse.