Muse: The Origin of Symmetry Guitar TAB Songbook Released by Alfred Music Publishing

Los Angeles, CA — October 2011 - Alfred Music Publishing, the official print music publisher of thousands of popular artists, songwriters, and composers, is proud to release Muse: Origin of Symmetry, the guitar TAB songbook to the widely-acclaimed studio album from the award-winning rock band.

Muse: Origin of Symmetry is an artist-approved songbook featuring all the songs from the chart-topping and UK platinum-selling album, including “Plug In Baby,” “New Born,” “Bliss,” “Hyper Music,” and more. The album showcases the band’s experimental and instrumentally extravagant sound, which is accurately transcribed in the songbook—a credible source for guitarists and Muse fans alike.

Formed in 1994, Muse is an English alternative rock band consisting of members Matthew Bellamy, Christopher Wolstenholme, and Dominic Howard. The band is widely-known for their striking live performances and fusion of musical genres, including alternative rock, heavy metal, classical, and electronic. While Muse has won numerous awards overseas, they won their first Grammy® Award in February of this year for “Best Rock Album” (The Resistance). More recently, Muse performed the entire Origin of Symmetry album at the Reading and Leads 2011 Festival in August to celebrate the 10th anniversary of its release.

Muse: Origin of Symmetry songbook (12-0571535917) is now available for $21.95 at music retail stores and at

Titles: New Born * Bliss * Space Dementia * Hyper Music * Plug In Baby * Citizen Erased * Micro Cuts * Feeling Good * Screenager * Dark Shines * Megalomania.

Alfred Music Publishing is the world’s largest educational music publisher. Alfred produces educational, reference, pop, and performance materials for teachers, students, professionals, and hobbyists spanning every musical instrument, style, and difficulty level. Alfred’s home office is located in Los Angeles, with domestic offices in Miami and New York as well as offices around the world including Australia, Germany, Singapore, and the United Kingdom.

Since 1922, Alfred Music Publishing has been dedicated to helping people learn, teach, and play music. Alfred currently has over 90,000 active titles. Alfred represents a wide range of well-known publications—from methods like Alfred’s Basic Guitar, Alfred’s Basic Piano Library, Premier Piano Course, Sound Innovations, and Suzuki, to artists like Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, Van Halen, Green Day, Michael Jackson, Sheryl Crow, Eagles, Cole Porter, and George and Ira Gershwin, to brands like Star Wars, Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, Rolling Stone Magazine, and Billboard.

In addition to its own titles, Alfred distributes products from over 50 companies, including Belwin, Daisy Rock Girl Guitars, Dover Publications, DW Drums, Faber Music, Highland/Etling, Kalmus, National Guitar Workshop, Penguin, TASCAM, Ultimate Support, and WEA.

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