Stockholm Syndrome (4:57)

Cover of Absolution

From Absolution and 24 other releases

Stockholm syndrome is a real, psychological effect sometimes seen in an abducted hostage, in which the hostage shows signs of loyalty to the hostage-taker, regardless of the danger or in which they have been placed.

This song was made available as downloadable content for Guitar Hero 3.

Mike Portnoy of Dream Theater covered the intro on his drumming focused ‘‘In Constant Motion‘‘ DVD

When the chorus is played backwards, the message ” You can’t see me, you sneak off. I lost your love. Please … save me” can be heard.

According to Matthew Bellamy, the riff in the song is inspired by System of a Down.


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  • Bellanesa

    This is almost perfect song. Please more like this.

    9 Jul 8:09pm Reply
  • LSYAshley

    still love it in 2015

    18 Jun 7:37pm Reply
  • our_last_memory

    the best

    4 May 7:18pm Reply
  • johnnyfucktits

    This wasn't shit.

    8 Apr 6:39pm Reply
  • Oppressotron

    Ahhhhhh, I remember the first time I had ever heard a Muse song; this was it back in '03. I had to pull my car over to the side of the road and just process what I was being gifted. Was it Radiohead fully unleashed? What the hell is this angry... angry... song. Of course the DJ who it was and I drove the car on that same trip to pick this disc up. For the depressed 'where is my old muse' people please check 'Animals' from them.

    11 Feb 5:42pm Reply
  • mionuska

    Muse you make shi*t now! Couldn't you do something like that one? you're simply "coldplaying" yourself ;>

    2 Jan 1:03am Reply
  • Modeeestas

    Hope the new album will have Stockholm Syndrome part 2

    26 Dec 2014 Reply
  • MartianReaper

    remember when muse was good? le sigh..... great song. [6]

    11 Dec 2014 Reply
  • 3901

    You'll never forget or abandon them. They've got a hold on you.

    25 Nov 2014 Reply
  • skinnydrifter

    guilty pleasure

    1 Oct 2014 Reply
  • beto-indie

    Huge Song

    23 Sep 2014 Reply
  • pazz_rus

    Definitive Muse song

    15 Sep 2014 Reply
  • Dlartrisky

    Pretty great song! The guitar is doing the job so perfectly I can't even. <3

    15 Aug 2014 Reply
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    4 Jul 2014 Reply
  • BihMusic

    Probably one of the best Muse song ever. And, live, it's simply terrific ! [2]

    30 May 2014 Reply
  • muerto14

    Dat Intro

    17 May 2014 Reply
  • thunder_cunt

    remember when muse was good? le sigh..... great song. [5]

    2 May 2014 Reply
  • clempiment

    Probably one of the best Muse song ever. And, live, it's simply terrific !

    24 Apr 2014 Reply
  • Unforgiven1991

    good riff

    28 Mar 2014 Reply
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