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Muse: Black Holes and Revelations

Stephen Dalton, The Times, June 2006

COMPARED TO the mighty cosmic thunder of Muse, the undernourished hipsters of the current Britrock scene sound like puny little insects. Matt Bellamy, Chris Wolstenholme and Dominic Howard have risen to multi-million-selling success largely outside the orbit of metropolitan critical approval, and thus escaped the dreary obligation to pretend they were schooled on a steady diet of Can and PiL.

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