Map of Your Head (song)

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Muse song
Name Map of Your Head
Album/single New Born CD2 (2), Hullabaloo Soundtrack (5)
Length 4:23
Alternative titles -
First live performance 12th September 2007 (partial)
Latest live performance 9th December 2007 (partial)
Recorded Teignmouth, Devon, March 2001
Writer/composer Matthew Bellamy
Producer John Leckie


Description

Acoustic.

Additional information

The birth of the White Socks Fetish.

One of the only three Muse songs that have a fade out other two being Showbiz and Bliss. A heavier version, dubbed by fans at the time as "Map of Your Headache", was recorded but remains unreleased to this day. It's possible this could have been intended for release as a Hyper Music b-side, but sadly we have yet to hear this version.

Live

Map of Your Head has never been played live, however it was scheduled for the October 2001 tour alongside Spiral Static, supposedly in a heavier version. The band, for whatever reason, decided not to play the song.[1]

Matt briefly played the riff to Map of Your Head a few times during the Australian leg of the tour and in Orem Utah in 2007.

Hidden noises

At 1:31-32 and 1:35-36, Bellamy can be heard swallowing. He does it again at 3:04.

At around 3:00-3:01 Bellamy can be heard mumbling "What?" and then taking a deep breath.

Lyrics

I'm sick of feeding my soul

To people who'll never know Just how purposeless and empty they've grown Because their language confuses Like computers refuse to Understand how I'm feeling today

I'm freezing and losing my way I don't need another map of your head I am freezing and losing my way I don't need another map of your head

I saw a liquid control That gives life to a soul I hit my head on it and woke up to know That I was all alone Wearing just socks and a phone Someone screaming like their world might explode

Yeah I'm freezing and losing my way I don't need another map of your head I'm freezing and losing my way I don't want another map of your head

Freezing and losing my way I don't want another map of your head I'm freezing and losing my way I don't need another map of your head Yeah

References

  1. [1]


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