Showbiz (studio album) by Muse

Showbiz
Showbiz by Muse
Year: 1999
Overall rank: 833rd   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
73/100 (from 680 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 20 albums of 1999 (19th)
Award Top albums of the 1990s (156th)
Award Top 1,000 albums of all time (833rd)
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Time left: 5h 48m 38s
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Muse bestography

Showbiz is ranked 5th best out of 15 albums by Muse on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Muse is Absolution which is ranked number 176 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 10,466.

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The ResistanceShowbizThe 2nd Law

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Showbiz track list

  Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 82 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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Average Rating: 
73/100 (from 680 votes)
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06/14/2021 00:24 JakeTFS  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 19175/100
 
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06/13/2021 15:56 zomg101  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 1,60170/100
 
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05/12/2021 14:18 fabm0  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 2,49966/100

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This album has a Bayesian average rating of 73.2/100, a mean average of 72.1/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 73.2/100. The standard deviation for this album is 17.5.

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Showbiz comments

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80/100
From 12/09/2020 15:20
Raw and passionate, this has always been my favorite Muse album.
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90/100
From 07/29/2020 07:57
"Sunburn" and "Muscle Museum" are the fan favourites, and for good reason, but my personal favourites are "Cave" and "Showbiz".
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From 04/18/2020 02:06
MASTERPIECE
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From 03/20/2019 20:04
Call me crazy but I think this is Muse's most consistent album, even if it doesn't contain any of their top songs
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80/100
From 02/22/2019 17:57
Some great songs on this album.
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85/100
From 12/03/2018 09:40
For me this is The Bends II, the lesser Bends.
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90/100
From 03/02/2018 17:24
Great dayview album, one of their best I'd say.
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60/100
From 05/09/2017 22:05
Several killer songs but this is not the Muse I love. Straightforward pop rock/alt rock, not nearly as interesting as OOS
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From 12/13/2016 16:29
Favoritas: Muscle Museum, Falling Down. Sunburn, Uno, Showbiz, Cave
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From 04/26/2016 04:44
Muse's debut album is killer through the first 7 songs. Then it literally sucks the rest of the way.

It's alternative rock through and through and doesn't get the respect it deserves.

Title track and Sunburn are standout tracks.

Really any of the first seven songs are winners.

I place Showbiz 4th behind Absolution, 2nd Law, and Black Holes
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