Hooray! The gay sci-fi western kung-fu bar-brawl fisticuffs rolling-down-stairs softcore porno flick that’s been doing the MTV rounds finally releases its soundtrack. Once again, hooray!
It has no words, no lyrics, ‘til two minutes into its allotted six; it waffles on about fighting for rights in a manner so ambiguous lead gay sci-fi cowboy Matthew ‘Snake Hips’ Bellamy could be warbling about the rules of Connect 4 – gay sci-fi western Connect 4, obviously – for all the sense to be collected and computed here. John Williams and Ennio Morricone are currently in electronic communication to determine who will attempt to sue Muse first. Maybe. If they’re not caught up in the gay sci-fi western kung-fu bar-brawl fisticuffs rolling-down-stairs softcore porno splendour of this stupid brilliance, anyway.
Have there been better singles released in 2006 than ‘Knights Of Cydonia’? Yes. Shit loads. But has there been a more ridiculously over-the-top, over-egged and utterly insanely catchy pomp-rock single released this year, and one that’s certain to be a hit at that?
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