10 Amazing Things You Didn't Know About Matt Bellamy

10. He Loves Monty Python

If Muse can seem a little bit ridiculous at times, it's unlikely that frontman Matt Bellamy goes unaware. In a 2012 interview with NME, Matt acknowledged how eccentric the band can be.
"We don€™t care if people don€™t necessarily take songs like that 100 per cent seriously. We€™re not afraid of our eccentricities, we€™re not afraid of going into almost Monty Python rock. But it€™s like opera. If you put a piece of opera on, it€™s ridiculous unless you€™ve listened to the whole thing and just go there with it."
Turns out Matt is a massive fan of the British comedy troupe Monty Python (most famous for Monty Python And The Holy Grail and Monty Python's Life Of Brian) admiring their satirization through absurdity. Perhaps that makes Muse's overtly political shenanigans a bit easier to understand?
"Essentially, we approach music the same way Monty Python did comedy."
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