Through the wire we're hearing that we'll get our first official track from the forthcoming Muse record, 2nd Law (Out Sept 18)late ThursdayWednesday morning (just in time to rock out to it during your lunch) no word on whether or not it will be the song featured in their album trailer below,but if you haven't already, certainly give it a listen, things kick in around 1:30. Additionally, rumors speculate the track will be heavily tied to the 2012 Olympic games taking place later this year in London.
UPDATE: The song, titled "Survival" according to Bellamy was written w/ The Olympics in mind and has since been selected as the main theme to be played at sporting events, on broadcasts, etc... Have a listen below
VERSION 1: Survival w/ prelude (extended orchestral intro)
VERSION 2: Survival HQ radio edit
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| June 26, 2012 at 11:28AM
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| June 27, 2012 at 12:40PM
I am loving the rifts in this track. The orchestral version is just fricking awesome xx
| June 27, 2012 at 12:43PM
Yet another amazing track from the musical genius known as Matt Bellamy..... When the trailer first came out for the new album I just sat there gobsmacked and this is yet another fantastic track from the album... Roll on September
| June 27, 2012 at 1:01PM
Love how the intro melds Rachmaninov and Chopin.
| June 27, 2012 at 2:27PM
I'm so excited for the album now!!! Also I really hope it is for the Olympics that would be epic.
| June 27, 2012 at 2:40PM
Instant love on first listen. Stupendously awesome. Just tried to share it with my Muse detesting husband. He told me to 'turn that rubbish off' as he was trying to watch the news...
| June 27, 2012 at 4:09PM
Yeah, good song. Isn't the best of the band, but it's nice. And the best part is that isn't dubstep :D
| June 27, 2012 at 7:34PM
21st century queen at its finest
| June 27, 2012 at 7:38PM
I dig this song for the Olympics how cool to have a Muse song be the main song! It by far is not my favorite Muse, but real excited to have new stuff from them!
| June 27, 2012 at 11:01PM
| June 28, 2012 at 2:24AM
Great tract,conveying the dedication,passion and determination of a wannabe Olympian.
Best wishes from a fellow Teignmothian.
| June 28, 2012 at 9:37AM
I'm amazed at the almost universal praise for this song. I like MUSE and have seen them live, but I think the comments are based on blind devotion. The Olympics deserved better than this pompous over-the-top wannabe prog rock anthem.
| June 28, 2012 at 4:50PM
What do you wanna hear Steve? I get knocked down but I get up again?
| June 29, 2012 at 1:42AM
Matt Bellamy lost the plot with The Resistance and by the sounds of this he's still looking for it! Pompous rubbish from a bloke who's songs on Absolution were so unique and beautiful and now sounds like he's desperately trying to be the modern day Queen! As he said in Time Is Running Out ... How did it come to this??!!! And for those who want to rubbish me, I'm a massive Muse fan and Absolution is my all time favourite album, I just don't have to like everything he does!!
| June 29, 2012 at 2:25AM
Adam is spot on with his comment so queen
| June 29, 2012 at 7:27AM
It is so spot on that everyone keeps mentioning queen. That was my absolute first thought while listening to the song. Did Freddy Mercury's Ghost posses Matthew Bellamy at some point in 2007-2009?
| June 30, 2012 at 1:08AM
OMG I love this song.... www.2solesmusica.com
| June 30, 2012 at 3:55PM
How Appropriate That our 2012 End Of The World Anthem Would Come From Muse. Praise The Rock Gods!! I LOOOOOOVE!! I'm So Excited Right Now!
| July 02, 2012 at 10:18PM
Derivative and boring.
| July 02, 2012 at 10:20PM
Derivative and boring
| July 03, 2012 at 1:13AM
Great music, appalling lyrics
| July 04, 2012 at 3:54AM
Really ....not what I would want to hear played if I was at the Olympics. I love Muse but that song sucks