Muse continue on their dubstep-smeared streak with another wub-wubby track off their upcoming record The 2nd Law. “Madness” layers glitchy harmonized vocals atop a sparse beat and elastic bass loop. By the time the Guns n’ Roses guitar solo sears in, the track swells up to the melodramatic heights we’ve come to expect from Bellamy and friends.
Whatever your take on this chimeric new sound (Queen meets U2 meets Deadmau5?), it’s certainly a new branch of Muse as we know them. Matt Bellamy has even declared it the best song he’s ever written, so there’s that. Listen below.