Muse: 'We're not afraid of our eccentricities... we're almost Monty Python rock' (Q315 preview)
Muse frontman Matt Bellamy has told Q that the band's epic extremes are essential to its artistic survival - and he's actually happy when people laugh at their more outlandish moments.
Speaking in an exclusive cover story interview in our new issue, Q315 which went on sale this week, the singer admits that there are moments on new album The 2nd Law that are as likely to raise a smile as admiration.
"We don't care if people don't necessarily take songs like that [Olympics theme, Survival] 100 per-cent seriously," he confesses.
"We're not afraid of our eccentricities. We're not frightened of going into almost Monty Python rock, but it's like opera. If you put a piece of opera on, it's ridiculous unless you've listened to the whole thing and really tried to go there with it.
"For us, being able to perform those things was a lot of fun because it's a chance to allow your own craziness out, and not be afraid."
10:02 AM | 29/08/2012
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