A Newbie’s Guide to Muse

So, you want to start listening to Muse, but you don’t know where to start? They have a discography of seven albums and three live CDs, and cover most genres in Western music, but fear not! Here’s a guide by genre of different Muse songs:


Supermassive Black Hole

Panic Station

Undisclosed Desires

Prog Rock

Knights of Cydonia

Citizen Erased

New Born

Unnatural Selection

Space Rock

Map of the Problematique


Sing for Absolution

Space Dementia

MK Ultra

Eternally Missed

Hard Rock / Punk Rock

The Small Print

Muscle Museum

Hyper Music


Metal (or just plain Riffgasms)

Stockholm Syndrome

Dead Star


Yes Please


The Handler


Soldier’s Poem (live)


Hyperchondriac Music

Shine Acoustic


Follow Me


The 2nd Law: Unsustainable


Exogenesis Symphony parts 1, 2 and 3

Piano Thing

Butterflies and Hurricanes (not really classical, but it has an AWESOME piano solo)

Slow/Quiet Songs





Chris’ songs

This isn’t a genre just listen to them

Save Me

Liquid State

Pop / You’ve Probably Heard These Before

Neutron Star Collision


I Belong To You (+ Matt singing in French)


Plug In Baby

Time Is Running Out

Stuff That Doesn’t Fall Under These Really But You Should Listen Anyway

The Groove



Romance Novel Tropes

Send one for our muses to be caught in one of these tropes. (Some can be combined!)

Send trope for a random one!

  • Accidental pregnancy
  • Alpha hero
  • Amnesia
  • Arranged marriage
  • Athlete
  • Best friend’s sibling
  • Billionaire
  • Blackmail
  • Class warfare
  • Cowboy
  • Disguise
  • Enemies to lovers
  • Fairytale
  • Fake engagement
  • Fish out of water
  • Fling
  • Friends to lovers
  • Forbidden love
  • Jilted bride
  • Kidnapped
  • Law enforcement
  • Love triangle
  • Maid
  • Mail-order bride/Craigslist Date
  • Marriage of convenience
  • Matchmaker
  • Military
  • Mistaken identity
  • Office romance
  • On the road
  • On the rocks
  • Opposites attract
  • Orphan
  • Parent/childcare worker
  • Performer
  • Playboy
  • Politics
  • Protector
  • Redemption
  • Return to hometown
  • Reunion
  • Revenge
  • Royalty
  • Runaway bride/groom
  • Scars
  • Secret baby
  • Secret/lost heir
  • Sex worker with a heart of gold
  • Stranded
  • Sudden baby
  • Time travel
  • Tortured hero(ine)
  • The terrible wingman
  • Ugly duckling
  • Unrequited love
  • Virgin
  • Widow(er
  • (Wo)man in peril

plant dinosaur
flower dinosaur
tree dinosaur
fire lizard
angry fire lizard
teenage turtle
gun turtle
dick joke
pointy worm
angry dick joke
pointy bee
smol birb
big birb
mohawk birb
bigger rat
edgy birb
pointy birb
backwards snek
face snek
slut for publicity
Aztec soccer ball
that’s what you get for kicking me
blue is for girls
I’m a big kid now
watch the queen conquer
pink is for boys
angry and pointy
why can I learn surf
moon fairy
secretly a ghost
snooty fox
bitch don’t touch me
singing fairy thing
it’s a rabbit I guess?
too many bats
large mouth bats
emo bulb
what smells like death
zombie bug
cute gnat
gnats don’t turn into moths
a head
three heads
better cat
migraine duck
what do you mean you’re not psychic
angry monkey
boxing ape
what the fuck
okay you literally just gave it eyebrows
sleepy baby
time for breakfast
eat wheaties to escape your feelies
muscle head
muscle head: now with undies
go so hard you grow extra arms
how do you walk
see now you don’t even have legs
okay what the fuck
angry jellyfish
fist rock
fist rock: now with more rock
where did your arms go
fire horse
pointy fire horse
which came first the species or the insult
no homo
goodbye computer
wifi hotspot
be strong for mother
mother fucking tri attack
pointy seal
pointy seal but after puberty
you but sludgier
why he lick me
pussy joke
bigger than you thought
now featuring hands
secretly a moon fairy
rock snek
unnecessarily creepy
Mr. Krabs
Mr. Krabs on steroids
literally just a fucking pokeball are you fucking kidding me
oh you turned it upside down that’s so much better
not actually eggs
taller in Hawaii
orphan dinosaur
not quite sure how this works but okay
Bruce Lee but a Pokemon
Jackie Chan but a Pokemon
cunnilingus joke
edgy poison cloud
edgy conjoined twins
rock rhyno
pointier rock rhyno
egg mom
vines with nice shoes
born mother
masquerading as a dragon
calico goldfish
bes frans starfishes
mime, also comes in female
cool bug
racist joke
cooler bug
useless fish
angry fish
glorified boat
I wanna be like the cool kids
identity crisis
mermaid fox
battery fox
flaming fox
not an Eeveelution
look at me dance
no I’m shy
just kidding now I’m pointy
ancient birb
a friend
wise birb
meme birb
powah birb
cute snek dragon
pretty snek dragon
broken base dragon
and remember, if you can’t catch the ancestor of all Pokemon, storebought is fine

Let’s BabyTime

My friends all throw pics and prompts of this child at me, and then sometimes I get myself unintentionally. Exhibit A: This picture.
So have some BabySara and Aunty Thea fluff. This one’s on me! ;)

Thea regularly checked in with her brother a couple times a week. Usually a phone call, sometimes an email, and one time she just flew down and surprised them for the weekend. But as a rule, after that one time where they somehow answered when they definitely shouldn’t have and she saw way more of Ollie than she ever needed, she never video called. This, however, was a special occasion.

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