The Resistance (studio album) by Muse

The Resistance by Muse
Year: 2009
Release date: 2009-09-11
Overall rank: 601st   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
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70/100 (from 1,007 votes)
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The Resistance is ranked 4th best out of 17 albums by Muse on

The best album by Muse is Absolution which is ranked number 182 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 9,684.

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From 01/23/2022 11:32
My favourite Muse album. Not a fan of Uprising, which was the first single off the album. Nor the final 3 tracks in truth. But everything in between is gold. A superb album, would have this much higher if it was only tracks 3-10.
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From 12/08/2020 18:21
They continue at the same direction, at which they had already hinted with their previous album. In hindsight, it is safe to say this wasn't their best decision.
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From 08/28/2020 11:47
A masterpiece!
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From 01/05/2020 22:05
Megalomanic. Really ridiculous at times. The catchiest moments are the best moments on this album.
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From 10/06/2019 16:51
The beginning of the decline for Muse. No, it's not a bad album, but it sets the sound for the next records that are not good IMO.

Standouts: Uprising, Resistance
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From 07/08/2019 21:09
Really good album, though not as good as their previous 3.

Favorites: Resistance, United States of Eurasia, Guiding Light, Unnatural Selection.
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From 07/08/2019 14:02
The 3 part symphony is by far the best thing about this.
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From 02/22/2019 19:02
It's good, but beginning of a formulaic, samely political and lately annoying muse sound.
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From 05/04/2018 16:47
Awesome album, underrated AF. The only song that is a bit tiring is Guiding Light, but still enjoyable. 9/10, 2nd best album by Muse in my opinion.
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