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Simulation Theory is the eighth studio album by English rock band Muse. It was released on 9 November 2018 through Warner Bros. Records and Helium-3. Muse co-produced the album with Rich Costey, Mike Elizondo, Shellback, and Timbaland. Following the darker themes of Muse's prior albums, Simulation Theory incorporates lighter influences from science fiction and 1980s pop culture, with extensive use of synthesisers. The contemporary political climate of the United States informed the lyrics.

New album Simulation Theory out now. 11 track standard CD plus 10 additional bonus tracks. 2x CD. 2x 180g Heavyweight Clear 12" Vinyl. 20 page hardback book.

The cover of Simulation Theory looks like the poster to Ready Player One and Muse’s mining of the Eighties seems just as deep: a set of references that have already carried weight for years. The neon pink cursive font feels borrowed from Drive, which borrowed it from Risky Business. The album cover was done by Stranger Things artist Kyle Lambert, who took influence from artists like Blade Runner designer Drew Struzan. The blurring results in clunkiness: Is this an album about a relationship where the metaphor is about our weird government or an album about the government where the metaphor is a troublesome yet irresistible woman? Take comparing a woman’s words to Propaganda ­(or the other way around): I’m the ocean you’re an oil slick/Now I am choking on your thought pollution/You make me offers that I can’t refuse/You keep telling pretty lies.

Muse’s eighth studio effort Simulation Theory is a concept album that explores the Simulated Reality, a hypothesis that defines reality and life as a simulation. The first clue which hinted towards the album title appeared in the Thought Contagion music video, where a cassette appeared that was dubbed Emotionality Rush, an anagram for the title. At the premiere of the Drones World Tour film, cinemas gave away badges with letters scattered around the Muse logo, which fans decoded as the new album title. Simulation Theory Q&A. Album Translations: Spanish Translation.

On their eighth album, the trio again pivot to the present, using current affairs, pop culture tropes, and contemporary electronics to aim for this site omnipotence. If that sounds like the typical plot of any Muse album, it essentially becomes their autobiography on their eighth, Simulation Theory. Muse’s most approachable and most ruthlessly broad record yet, it is an attempt to replicate Scorpion’s this site omnipresence, so on the nose the first track is called Algorithm.

The least complicated or overly conceptual offering (for Muse) in over a decade, the 11-song set is focused and cohesive, blaring down a neon-washed highway of pulsing synths and driving beats while swerving to avoid the orchestral and dubstep meandering of their preceding 2010s output.

Simulation Theory" presents a band taking yet another giant stylistic leap, one that sounds as foreign to the pundits lobbying for a return to "Origin of Symmetry" as any contemporary pop act's music would be. Electronic sounds are the dominant force on this record, but don't let the album cover's "Stranger Things"-vibed cover fool you (and it's an apt comparison to make, since the cover was designed by Stranger Things artist Kyle Lambert), there is as much 2010s pop music influence as there is 1980s FM synthesis, though the degree. For the first time on a Muse album, it seems that the opening and closing tracks act as bookends to the whole record, with "The Void" echoing many of the stylistic choices made on the opening track, "Algorithm", driving home the concept behind this record, and it actually makes the album feel like a more complete experience, musically.

Tracklist

1 Algorithm 4:06
2 The Dark Side 3:47
3 Pressure 3:56
4 Propaganda 3:01
5 Break It To Me 3:38
6 Something Human 3:47
7 Thought Contagion 3:26
8 Get Up And Fight 4:05
9 Blockades 3:51
10 Dig Down 3:48
11 The Void 4:45

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Muse
  • Copyright (c) – Muse
  • Licensed To – Warner Music UK Ltd.
  • Manufactured By – Warner Music Canada Co.
  • Distributed By – Warner Music Canada Co.

Notes

Canadian credits and catalog number only appear on cover inserts, not on the disc itself.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 1 90295 57885 5

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
190295559267 Muse Simulation Theory ‎(11xFile, FLAC, MP3, Album) Warner Music 190295559267 2018
4607147923931 Muse Simulation Theory (Super Deluxe Edition) ‎(CD, Album, Dlx + CD, Liv + Unofficial, Dig) Warner Bros. Records, Helium 3 4607147923931 Russia 2019
190295559366 Muse Simulation Theory ‎(Cass, Album) Warner Bros. Records, Helium 3 190295559366 UK, Europe & US 2018
0190295578855 Muse Simulation Theory ‎(CD, Album) Warner Bros. Records, Helium 3 0190295578855 Europe 2018
9029554726 Muse Simulation Theory ‎(CD, Album) Warner Bros. Records, Helium 3 9029554726 Russia 2018

Tracklist Hide Credits

ALPHA
A1 Algorithm
Arranged By [Strings] – Matthew BellamyEngineer – Adam HawkinsEngineer [Assistant] – Aleks Von Korff, Rob Bisel, Tyler BeansMixed By – Rich CosteyOther [Shangri-la Assistants] – Colin Willard, Sam GribbsOther [Shangri-la Assitants] – Dylan NeustadterProducer – Muse, Rich CosteyTechnician [Tech Assistance] – Chris Whitemyer, Jeremy BermanTranscription By, Conductor – David Campbell
4:05
A2 The Dark Side
Engineer – Adam HawkinsEngineer [Assistant] – Aleks Von Korff, Rob Bisel, Tyler BeansMixed By – Mark 'Spike' Stent*Mixed By [Assistant] – Michael FreemanOther [Shangri-la Assistants] – Colin Willard, Dylan Neustadter, Sam GrubbsProducer – Muse, Rich CosteyTechnician [Tech Assistance] – Chris Whitemyer, Jeremy Berman
3:47
A3 Pressure
Arranged By [Brass] – Matthew BellamyEngineer [Assistant] – Aleks Von Korff, Rob Bisel, Tyler BeansEngineer, Mixed By – Adam HawkinsOther [Shangri-la Assistants] – Colin Willard, Dylan Neustadter, Sam GrubbsProducer – Muse, Rich CosteyTranscription By, Conductor – David Campbell
3:55
A4 Propaganda
Engineer – Adam Hawkins, Tommaso CollivaEngineer [Assistant] – Martin Cooke , Nicolas FournierMixed By – Mark 'Spike ' Stent*Mixed By [Assistant] – Michael FreemanProducer – Muse, Rich Costey, Team Timbo*Written By [Additional] – Timothy Mosley
3:00
A5 Break It To Me
Engineer [Assistant] – Martin Cooke , Nicolas FournierEngineer, Mixed By – Rich CosteyProducer – Muse, Rich CosteyTechnician [Tech Assistance] – Jeremy Berman
3:37
A6 Something Human
Engineer – Adam Hawkins, Rich CosteyEngineer [Additional] – Tom Bailey, Tommaso CollivaEngineer [Assistant] – Aleks Von Korff, Martin Cooke , Nicolas Fournier, Phillip Broussard Jr.*, Rob Bisel, Tyler BeansMixed By – Mark 'Spike' Stent*Mixed By [Assisted] – Michael FreemanProducer – Muse, Rich CosteyProducer [Additional] – Noah Goldstein
3:46
BETA
B1 Thought Contagion
Engineer [Assistant] – Aleks Von Korff, Rob BiselEngineer [Assitant] – Tyler BeansEngineer, Mixed By – Adam HawkinsOther [Shangri-la Assistants] – Colin Willard, Dylan Neustadter, Sam GrubbsProducer – Muse, Rich CosteyTechnician [Tech Assistance] – Chris Whitemyer, Jeremy Berman
3:26
B2 Get Up And Fight
Engineer – Adam Hawkins, Michael FreemanEngineer [Assistant] – Chaz SextonMixed By – Michael IlbertProducer, Programmed By, Keyboards, Written By [Additional] – Shellback Technician [Technical Assistance] – Chris Whitemyer, Jeremy BermanVocals [Additional] – Tove Lo
4:04
B3 Blockades
Engineer – Adrian BushbyEngineer [Assistant] – John PrestageMixed By – Adam HawkinsProducer – Mike Elizondo, MuseProducer [Additional] – Sebastien Najano, Viranda Tantula
3:50
B4 Dig Down
Drum Programming, Keyboards – Mike ElizondoEngineer – Adam HawkinsEngineer [Additional] – Adrian BushbyEngineer [Assistant] – Brent Arrowood, John Prestage, Laurence Anslow, Phillip Broussard Jr.*Mixed By – Mark 'Spike ' Stent*Mixed By [Assistant] – Michael FreemanProducer – Mike Elizondo, Muse
3:48
B5 The Void
Arranged By [Strings] – Matthew BellamyEngineer – Adam HawkinsEngineer [Assistant] – Aleks Von Korff, Rob Bisel, Tyler BeansMixed By – Rich CosteyOther [Ahangri-la Assistants] – Colin Willard, Dylan Neustadter, Sam GrubbsProducer – Muse, Rich CosteyTechnician [Tech Assistance] – Chris Whitemyer, Jeremy BermanTranscription By, Conductor – David Campbell
4:44
GAMMA
C1 Algorithm (Alternate Reality Version)
Engineer [Additional] – Adam HawkinsMixed By – Sebastien NajanoPerformer – Matthew Bellamy, Sebastien NajanoProducer, Engineer – Matthew Bellamy, Sebastien Najano
3:32
C2 The Dark Side (Alternate Reality Version)
Engineer [Additional] – Tommaso CollivaMixed By – Adam HawkinsProducer, Engineer, Performer – Matthew Bellamy
3:54
C3 Pressure (ft. Ucla Bruin Marching Band)
Arranged By – Gordon Henderson, Kelly FlickingerEdited By [Additional] – Mario BorgattaEngineer – Benjamin Maas, Jose Carrillo*Engineer [Additional] – Adam Hawkins, Rich CosteyMixed By – Adam HawkinsProducer – Muse, Rich CosteyProducer [Additional] – Aleks Von Korff
4:04
C4 Propaganda (Acoustic Version)
Engineer – Adam Hawkins, Tommaso CollivaMixed By – Mark 'Spike' Stent*Mixed By [Assisted] – Michael FreemanProducer – Matthew Bellamy, Rich Costey, Tommaso Colliva
2:58
C5 Break it to Me (Sam De Kong Remix)
Producer – Matthew Bellamy, Rich CosteyRemix – Sam De Jong
3:08
DELTA
D1 Something Human (Acoustic Version)
Engineer – Adam Hawkins, Rich CosteyMixed By – Adam HawkinsProducer – Matthew BellamyProducer [Additional] – Rich Costey
3:46
D2 Thought Contagion (Live)
Recorded By, Mixed By – Marc Carolan
4:08
D3 Dig Down (Acoustic Gospel Version)
Directed By [Choir] – Tony Jones Engineer – Martin Cooke , Matthew Bellamy, Rich CosteyMixed By – Rich CosteyPerformer – Matthew Bellamy, Torrence Gospel ChoirProducer – Matthew BellamyProducer [Additional] – Rich Costey
3:57
D4 The Void (Acoustic Version)
Engineer [Additional] – Adam Hawkins, Aleks Von Korff, Tommaso CollivaMixed By – Adam HawkinsProducer [Additional] – Rich CosteyProducer, Engineer, Performer – Matthew Bellamy
4:34
D5 The Dark Side (Alternate Reality Instrumental)
Engineer [Additional] – Tommaso CollivaMixed By – Adam HawkinsProducer, Engineer, Performer – Matthew Bellamy
2:53
Album
CD1-1 Algorithm 4:05
CD1-2 The Dark Side 3:47
CD1-3 Pressure 3:55
CD1-4 Propaganda 3:00
CD1-5 Break It To Me 3:37
CD1-6 Something Human 3:46
CD1-7 Thought Contagion 3:26
CD1-8 Get Up And Fight 4:04
CD1-9 Blockades 3:50
CD1-10 Dig Down 3:48
CD1-11 The Void 4:44
Bonus
CD2-1 Algorithm (Alternate Reality Version) 3:32
CD2-2 The Dark Side (Alternate Reality Version) 3:54
CD2-3 Pressure (Ft. UCLA Bruin Marching Band) 4:04
CD2-4 Propaganda (Acoustic) 2:58
CD2-5 Break It To Me (Sam De Jong Remix) 3:08
CD2-6 Something Human (Acoustic) 3:46
CD2-7 Thought Contagion (Live) 4:08
CD2-8 Dig Down (Acoustic Gospel Version) 3:57
CD2-9 The Void (Acoustic) 4:34
CD2-10 The Dark Side (Alternate Reality Instrumental) 2:53

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Muse
  • Copyright (c) – Muse
  • Licensed To – Warner Music UK Ltd.
  • Record Company – Warner Music Group
  • Mastered At – Sterling Sound
  • Mastered At – Capitol Mastering

Credits

  • Art Direction – Jesse Lee Stout, Muse
  • Coordinator [Art Production] – Keith Cathcart
  • Coordinator [Mastering] – Tommaso Colliva
  • Design [Package] – Jesse Lee Stout, Muse
  • Illustration, Painting – Paul Shipper
  • Layout – Alex Tenta
  • Mastered By [Album] – Randy Merrill
  • Mastered By [Vinyl] – Ian Sefchick
  • Music By, Lyrics By – Matthew Bellamy
  • Performer – Muse
  • Photography [Additional] – Patrick McPheron

Notes

Sold as the 'Super Deluxe' package of Simulation Theory.

Containing:
11 track standard CD plus 10 additional bonus tracks
2x CD
2x 180g Heavyweight Clear 12" Vinyl
20 page hardback book with art by by Paul Shipper
Art print of alternative Simulation Theory album cover

Made in the EU.

Something Human (Acoustic) is noted on the hardbook side C6, while on the vinyl side D1

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Printed (Sticker)): 0190295578824
  • Label Code: LC14666
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): 0190295578831-A IS BI40878-01 A1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): 0190295578831-B IS BI40878-01 B1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C): 0190295578824-A IS BI40879-01 A1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D): 0190295578824-B IS BI40879-01 B1
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1): [Warner logo] 57102187/0190295578855 21
  • Mastering SID Code (CD1): IFPI LP73
  • Mould SID Code (CD1): IFPI 0710
  • Matrix / Runout (CD2): [Warner logo] 57102199/0190295578824-2 21
  • Mastering SID Code (CD2): IFPI LP73
  • Mould SID Code (CD2): IFPI 0727

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
190295559267 Muse Simulation Theory ‎(11xFile, FLAC, MP3, Album) Warner Music 190295559267 2018
4607147923931 Muse Simulation Theory (Super Deluxe Edition) ‎(CD, Album, Dlx + CD, Liv + Unofficial, Dig) Warner Bros. Records, Helium 3 4607147923931 Russia 2019
190295559366 Muse Simulation Theory ‎(Cass, Album) Warner Bros. Records, Helium 3 190295559366 UK, Europe & US 2018
0190295578855 Muse Simulation Theory ‎(CD, Album) Warner Bros. Records, Helium 3 0190295578855 Europe 2018
9029554726 Muse Simulation Theory ‎(CD, Album) Warner Bros. Records, Helium 3 9029554726 Russia 2018