Muse Announces 'Origins Of Muse' Box Set For 'Showbiz' 20th Anniversary

On September 7, 1999 Muse released their debut album Showbiz, and to celebrate its 20th anniversary the band announced a massive, career-spanning box set called Origins of Muse. They detailed the collection in an Instagram post.

"In celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the band’s debut album Showbiz, Muse have announced the release of the deluxe boxed set Origin of Muse, available 6 December 2019," the caption reads. "This deluxe set will chronicle the band from their early beginnings in Devon, their early demos, first EP’s debut album and breakthrough record Origin of Symmetry."

"The collection is housed in a 48-page casebound book & includes 9 CDs + 4 180g coloured Vinyl. It is 113 tracks in total, with more than 40 unreleased," it adds before directing fans to Muse's official website to pre-order the set. Origins of Muse is slated to release on December 6, 2019 and costs $149.98.

Check out the band's announcement and the Origins of Muse track list below.

 

Origins of Muse Track Listing

CD1: Newton Abbot demos

1. Cave

2. Rain

3. Agitated

4. Crazy Days

5. Coma

6. Connect The Kettle Lead

7. Balloonatic

8. Boredom

9. Sober

10. Jimmy Kane

11. Ashamed

12. Plug In Baby

13. Earthquake

14. Good News

15. Overdue

CD2: The Muse EPs + Showbiz demos

1. Overdue

2. Cave

3. Coma

4. Escape

5. Muscle Museum

6. Sober

7. Uno

8. Unintended

9. Pink Ego Box

10. (Muscle Museum) #2

11. Showbiz (Live, Sawmills Studios, 1998)

12. Do We Need This (Live, Fortress Studios, 1999)

13. Sunburn (Live, Fortress Studios, 1999)

14. Overdue (Live, Fortress Studios, 1999)

15. Uno (Alternate version, Rak Studios, 1999)

CD3: Showbiz

1. Sunburn

2. Muscle Museum

3. Fillip

4. Falling Down

5. Cave

6. Showbiz

7. Unintended

8. Uno

9. Sober

10. Spiral Static (Bonus track)

11. Escape

12. Overdue

13. Hate This & I’ll Love You

CD4: Showbiz B-sides

1. Recess (Unreleased alternate version, Trident Studios, 1999)

2. Jimmy Kane

3. Forced In

4. Agitated

5. Twin

6. Host

7. Do We Need This?

8. Con-Science

9. Minimum

10. Ashamed

11. Yes Please

12. Recess

13. Nishe

CD5: Showbiz live

1. Uno (Live, The Pyramid Centre, Portsmouth, 1999)

2. Cave (Live, The Pyramid Centre, Portsmouth, 1999)

3. Muscle Museum (Live, The Pyramid Centre, Portsmouth, 1999)

4. Falling Down (Live, The Pyramid Centre, Portsmouth, 1999)

5. Fillip (Live, The Pyramid Centre, Portsmouth, 1999)

6. Do We Need This (Live, The Pyramid Centre, Portsmouth, 1999)

7. Agitated (Live, The Astoria, London, 2000)

8. Sunburn (Live, The Astoria, London, 2000)

9. Plug In Baby (Live, The Astoria, London, 2000)

10. Showbiz (Live, The Astoria, London, 2000)

11. Cave (Acoustic live demo, Airfield Studios, 1999)

12. Muscle Museum (Acoustic live demo, Airfield Studios, 1999)

CD6: Origin Of Symmetry instrumental demos

1. Micro Cuts

2. Feeling Good

3. Space Dementia

4. Hyper Music

5. Citizen Erased

6. Megalomania

7. Screenager

8. Shrinking Universe

9. Shine

CD7: Origin Of Symmetry

1. New Born

2. Bliss

3. Space Dementia

4. Hyper Music

5. Plug In Baby

6. Citizen Erased

7. Micro Cuts

8. Screenager

9. Darkshines

10. Feeling Good

11. Futurism (Bonus track)

12. Megalomania

CD8: Origin Of Symmetry B-sides

1. Nature 1

2. Execution Commentary

3. Bedroom Acoustics

4. Shrinking Universe

5. Piano Thing

6. Map Of Your Head

7. The Gallery

8. Hyper Chondriac Music

9. Shine

10. Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want

11. Dead Star

12. In Your World

13. Can’t Take My Eyes Off You

CD9: Origin Of Symmetry – Live at Reading Festival

1. New Born

2. Bliss

3. Space Dementia

4. Hyper Music

5. Plug In Baby

6. Citizen Erased

7. Micro Cuts

8. Screenager

9. Darkshines

10. Feeling Good

11. Megalomania

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