Go Inside the ‘Origin of Muse’ With Special 20th Anniversary Box Set, Featuring 113 Tracks


On Saturday (Sept. 7), Muse announced the release of a brand new box set to mark the 20th anniversary of their debut album Showbiz.

The box set, titled Origins of Muse, will feature LP reissues of both Showbiz and its 2001 follow-up, Origins of Symmetry, plus nine CDs of early demos, live recordings and rare b-sides. 

Featuring a companion book of exclusive interviews with bandmates Matt Bellamy, Dominic Howard and Chris Wolstenholme, the collector’s item is sure to be a must-have for longtime fans of the British rock icons.

Released in September 1999, Showbiz introduced the world to Muse’s bombastic brand of alternative rock with singles like “Uno,” “Cave” and “Muscle Museum.”

Origins of Muse is set to be released Dec. 6 Warner Records.