The 2nd Law stars perform new tracks on UK TV
Michael Baggs
11:26 26th September 2012

Muse made their long-awaited British TV comeback last night, with two stunning performances on Jools Holland. Check out 'Madness' and 'Panic Station' below.

The Westcountry band performed alongside The xx and The Beach Boys on the show, showing new tracks from their new album, The 2nd Law. The band recently revealed that they initially wanted album opener 'Supremacy' used as the Bond theme for upcoming movie, Skyfall, saying it would have been perfect for the film.

"It's got a little whisper to the Bond vibe - it all goes a bit crazy Live and Let Die in the middle," said drummer Dom Howard in an interview with the BBC, comparing the track to 'Live And Let Die'. "My view is they should use it for the next James Bond film, but I don't know what's going on with that. I heard Adele was doing it!"

Matt Bellamy recently revealed that The 2nd Law was the first time that the band had written an intimate album, dropping the intergalactic obssessions they had become known for.

"We're singing about things like relationships for the first time," says Matt Bellamy to the New Zealand Herald. "Actually, I did that for a bit on the first album [1999's 'Showbiz'] but then I started doing interviews and thought, 'Oh my God, I can't answer these questions they're getting too personal'. So that's when we started getting all conceptual and pretending the album was about the end of the world, or whatever.

Watch the band's double performances on Jools Holland below.

'Madness'

'Panic Station'

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