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'Drones' by Muse: EW review

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Drones

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
release date:
06/08/15
performer:
Muse
music label:
11442
genre:
Alternative Rock

We gave it a C

For their seventh album, the British sci-fi rockers teamed up with Mutt Lange, who’s produced albums by AC/DC and Maroon 5. You won’t find any of the visceral thump or glossy sheen of those bands here. There are snatches of salvation (the breathless chug “Revolt”), but every time Drones aims for dystopian profundity, it hits Styx-level goofiness. C

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