45 days to Coachella… (do I really have to do this?)
Muse is one of the main headliners this year so of course I had to spend some time checking them out. They’re an English pop/power trio who despite being huge in Europe, only gained recognition in the States from their song Supermassive Black Hole (Really? Is that a title? It sounds more like an insult.) on one of the Twilight soundtracks. They’re songs have good hooks, though sometimes they sound like a cross between Styx and Queen. Speaking of which, remember Tommy Shaw from Styx? I had a major crush on him… Actually I think he was sandwiched in between Davie Jones of the Monkees and Johnny Depp (circa 21 Jump Street). Remember how amazingly cute Johnny Depp was? I lived for my Sunday night episodes of Jump Street, but god forbid it wasn’t a Johnny Depp centric episode. I’d sit there just waiting to catch a glimpse of him – and did you ever notice that during those episodes they invariable had him sulking in the station house. Johnny sulking was better than no Johnny at all…
But I digress.
Muse. They’re huge in Europe where I’m sure legions of poorly dressed guys in shorts and tube socks pump their fists en masse at their concerts. Continue reading