Muse debut new music at tiny comeback show in Exeter

Muse performed an intimate comeback present in Devon tonight (April 7) – look at out the whole setlist down below.

The trio took to the phase at the 220-potential Cavern Club in Exeter, exactly where they’d executed early reside gigs again in the 1990s. It’s situated about 16 miles north of Matt Bellamy and co’s hometown of Teignmouth. The established was component of Jim Beam’s personal Welcome Sessions – with additional displays to be introduced as component of the collection future month.

In accordance to Devon Reside, Muse ran through a distinctive 45-moment established as they filmed a new marketing video clip – forward of the launch of their upcoming ninth studio album, ‘Will Of The People’.

Fortunate attendees had entered a limited Seetickets ballot that subsequently notified these chosen as to the venue’s whereabouts. It experienced previously been listed as “a place in South West England”.

Pippa and Dave, the Cavern owners who to start with booked the band at the venue, had been in attendance – as was Dennis Smith, the proprietor of Sawmills studios in which Muse recorded a lot of their previously material.

Sharing a image from backstage, the band wrote on Instagram: “Thanks Exeter Cavern for acquiring us for the 33rd time! So good to be starting the tour here the place it truly all commenced.” at?v=wHk9ymq-qUU

The tiny gig marked Muse’s 1st dwell concert considering that 2019. In accordance to Setlist.FM, the band kicked off the night by treating the group to the debut functionality of their current solitary ‘Won’t Stand Down’.

Later on, they performed ‘Compliance’ for the extremely initially time although also dusting off classics this kind of as ‘Hysteria’, ‘Supermassive Black Hole’, ‘Plug In Baby’ and ‘Knights Of Cydonia’.

Muse performed ‘Stockholm Syndrome’ and ‘Agitated’ for the encore, which didn’t show up on the printed setlist. Lovers on Reddit are reporting that the use of phones was prohibited at the gigs, and only the previously mentioned footage has emerged so considerably.

Muse debut new music at tiny comeback show in Exeter
Muse accomplishing at Jim Beam’s Welcome Sessions gig at The Cavern Club in Exeter. Credit: Sam Grant

Those who gained entry to the Exeter effectiveness had been required to donate £5 to War Little one United kingdom. Muse are set to perform a little gig in London following thirty day period in aid of the aforementioned charity, while a second efficiency in the cash will mark The Significant Challenge‘s 30th anniversary.

Muse performed:

‘Won’t Stand Down’ (live debut)
‘Compliance’ (live debut)
‘Supermassive Black Hole’
‘Plug In Baby’
‘Knights Of Cydonia’
‘Stockholm Syndrome’ 

‘Will Of The People’ will be launched on August 26 via Warner Documents, and follows on from the group’s 2018 report ‘Simulation Theory’.

Talking about the future LP – which was manufactured by the band and recorded between LA and London – frontman Matt Bellamy defined in a assertion that it was “influenced by the raising uncertainty and instability in the world”.

“A pandemic, new wars in Europe, significant protests and riots, an tried insurrection, Western democracy wavering, climbing authoritarianism, wildfires and purely natural disasters and the destabilisation of the worldwide get all informed ‘Will Of The People’,” he mentioned.

The band will also be returning to headline Isle Of Wight competition in June. Go to right here for tickets and additional details.