60 seconds with Christopher Wolstenholme

Generally, how big is Muse’s entourage? It’s usually about 20 people. But the truth is that all of them are here because they have a particular function, they’re not just along for the ride.

Of all the albums you’ve made, which is most memorable in terms of its creative process?
I would have to say the last two albums because we had time to put them together. Unlike the first album Showbiz, which was basically a collection of the songs we had created before we got signed. But with Absolution, we actually sat down and thought about the kind of album we wanted to create. And when we were in the process of putting Blackholes and Revelations together, we insisted that no bookings or tours be scheduled before we had wrapped the album up. Usually everyone just goes ahead and plans the tours before we actually finish an album....