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The Best Muse Albums of All Time  

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List Rules This list includes studio albums only, so if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release.

Muse are one of the best alt rock and and space rock bands of all time. This list of the best Muse albums includes pictures of the album covers when available. The Muse discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Muse albums can be found at the top of the list. The British trio formed back in 2004; its members include frontman and guitarist Matt Bellamy, bassist and keyboardist Chris Wolstenholme, and drummer Dominic Howard. Musical influences in their sound range from New Wave to Electronica to classical. 

To make voting for your favorite records easier, we haven't included Muse singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Muse album isn't ranked highly enough, vote for it so it receives proper credit. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Muse album, vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know the best Muse album of all time, this list of Muse albums will answer your question. They range from Showbiz (1999) to Absolution (2003) to Black Holes and Revelations (2006). These popular Muse CDs have been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order isn't just one person's opinion. 

Absolution is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Muse Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 2003

Artist: Muse

Tracks: Time Is Running Out, Fury, Butterflies and Hurricanes, Interlude, Stockholm Syndrome, Ruled By Secrecy, Falling Away With You, Apocalypse Please, The Small Print, Endlessly, Ruled by Secrecy, Intro, Sing for Absolution, Hysteria, Thoughts of a Dying Atheist, Blackout

Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Progressive metal, Alternative rock, Hard rock, Alternative metal, + more

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Origin of Symmetry is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Muse Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 2001

Artist: Muse

Producer: John Leckie, David Bottrill

Tracks: Feeling Good, Screenager, Megalomania, Futurism, New Born, Darkshines, Micro Cuts, Citizen Erased, Bliss, Plug In Baby, Hyper Music, Space Dementia

Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Progressive metal, Alternative rock, Hard rock, Soft rock, + more

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Black Holes and Revelations is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Muse Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 2006

Artist: Muse

Producer: Rich Costey

Tracks: Map of the Problematique, Soldier's Poem, Take a Bow, Glorious, Invincible, Exo-Politics, Knights of Cydonia, Supermassive Black Hole, Hoodoo, Assassin, Starlight, City of Delusion

Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Electronica, Progressive metal, Alternative rock, Hard rock, + more

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The Resistance is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Muse Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 2009

Artist: Muse

Tracks: Unnatural Selection, Exogenesis: Symphony, Part 2: Cross‐Pollination, Resistance, Guiding Light, Exogenesis: Symphony, Part 1: Overture, United States of Eurasia / Collateral Damage, Uprising, I Belong to You / Mon cœur s’ouvre à ta voix, Exogenesis: Symphony, Part 3: Redemption, Uprising, Undisclosed Desires, MK Ultra

Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Progressive metal, Alternative rock, Classical music, Contemporary R&B, + more

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