Uno (song)

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Muse song
Name Uno
Album/single
Length 3:38, 3:01 (radio edit), 2:53 (2nd radio edit)
Alternative titles -
First live performance Unknown
Latest live performance 11th November 2003
Recorded 1999
Writer/composer Matthew Bellamy
Producer John Leckie
Chart position 73

Description

First single by muse, the title means "one" in Spanish. The song deals with throwing away your future or potential. Part of Chris's bass part is identical to a part of a Patti Page song "conquest".

Information

Muse's first single.

Originally featured on the Muscle Museum EP.

An alternate version featuring an acoustic guitar is available on the 7" single.

During recording this song for Showbiz an amp blew up. The same happened during the recording of Escape. This was revealed on the Gonzo interview in 2003.

Interpretation

Uno could be about the same person as Hyper Music and Hate This & I'll Love You; Someone who was associated with the band before they made it, whom Bellamy had reason to dislike. (On a similar theme Sunburn seems to be about a girl who was associated with them, who in contrast Bellamy regrets having to leave behind, because he sees her as a star).

Lyrics

This means nothing to me

'cause you are nothing to me And it means nothing to me That you blew this away

'cause you could've been number one If you only found the time And you could've ruled the whole world If you had the chance

You could've been number one And you could've ruled the whole world And we could've had so much fun But you blew it away

You're still nothing to me And this is nothing to me And you don't know what you've done But I'll give you a clue

You could've been number one If you only had the chance And you could've ruled the whole world If you had the time

You could've been number one And you could've ruled the whole world And we could've had so much fun But you blew it away

You could've been number one And you could've ruled the whole world And we could've had so much fun But you blew it away

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