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MUSE – ‘Knights Of Cydonia’

April 13, 2013

Muse – KNIGHTS OF CYDONIA

Rock Britain

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The closing track ‘Knights Of Cydonia’ from Muse’s renowned album ‘Black Holes And Revelations’ (2006) is a majestic, multi-layered piece of music with hidden meanings and absolutely fabulous instrumentation. Not only is it a great piece to close a great album, but also a very different track from the rest of the songs on ‘Black Holes And Revelations’.

Musically ‘Knights Of Cydonia’ is pure music perfection kicking off with horses galloping and neighing and two-minute guitar solo that rises like a tower of a determined, assertive mission statement to stir all the possible corners of human imagination. The fancy melody has a strong visual element in it hinting at galloping, moving fast, approaching and fighting for your rights. A great part of guitars in the song was inspired by the track ‘Telstar’ by Tornados released in 1962 and featuring none other than George Bellamy – Matt Bellamy’s father – on…

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