Muse to go soft?

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 8 December 2010

This article is from 2010.

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Muse frontman Matt Bellamy has hinted his relationship with actress Kate Hudson could lead to a softer musical direction for the band

Matt Bellamy's fledging romance with Kate Hudson could see Muse's music take a softer direction.

The British 'Knights Of Cydonia' rocker - who has been dating the 'Nine' star since June - feels his songwriting has become more "open and personal" since he found love with the US beauty, which could signal a change in style for the hard rocking group.

He told The Sun newspaper: "I've been through a lot of personal changes, so some of the songwriting might be a bit more open and personal."

Matt's personal life seems to have a huge impact on his music, as the frontman recently admitted his split from girlfriend Gaia Polloni at the end of 2009 led to him write a set of songs which would suit more "intimate" performances.

He said: "I feel like we can't go much bigger in terms of the kinds of concerts we're playing. Weirdly, that seems to have coincided with my personal life destabilising about a year ago. I split from a relationship. I was doing lots of self-analysing.

"I sense that that's going to lead to a writing project that will be more personal, rather than talking about grand political concerns. That itself might lead to material that's more suitable for smaller venues."

Muse

Full on bombastic assault of operatic guitar gymnastics from the mighty Muse.

Boucher Road Playing Fields, Belfast

Wed 23 Aug

£49.50

O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire, London W12

Sat 19 Aug

£75–£100 / 0844 477 2000

A charity performance to raise funds for The Passage.

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