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Old 13-07-2017, 06:43 PM   #166
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Muscle Museum EP

Hi there, I have a question. I recently bought the Muscle Museum EP. Now I saw pictures on Google where some EPs were numbered. Mine isn't. Does that mean that they rereleased the EP after the first limited edition (which would be sad for those who have a numbered edition, which isn't as exclusive as they thought it would be)?

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Old 13-07-2017, 10:30 PM   #167
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Hi there, I have a question. I recently bought the Muscle Museum EP. Now I saw pictures on Google where some EPs were numbered. Mine isn't. Does that mean that they rereleased the EP after the first limited edition (which would be sad for those who have a numbered edition, which isn't as exclusive as they thought it would be)?

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the MM EP numbered version was limited to 999 copies.

the copies that aren't numbered are promo versions. there are a couple different versions floating around. most promo copies have retained a "Taste Media" sticker on the back of the case; others have lost it over the years. some copies got no sticker at all.

i'd have to look at photos to see which version you acquired.

in any event, by all accounts, there were only a couple hundred promo copies (max) made in total; so, even though the numbered version sells for more on the open market, an unnumbered promo version (which is actually rarer in terms of number of copies)...sells for (oftentimes) quite a bit less! such is the crazy power of a little sticker with handwritten numbers on it...
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Old 14-07-2017, 08:26 AM   #168
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the MM EP numbered version was limited to 999 copies.

the copies that aren't numbered are promo versions. there are a couple different versions floating around. most promo copies have retained a "Taste Media" sticker on the back of the case; others have lost it over the years. some copies got no sticker at all.

i'd have to look at photos to see which version you acquired.

in any event, by all accounts, there were only a couple hundred promo copies (max) made in total; so, even though the numbered version sells for more on the open market, an unnumbered promo version (which is actually rarer in terms of number of copies)...sells for (oftentimes) quite a bit less! such is the crazy power of a little sticker with handwritten numbers on it...
Wow, thank you for this information. I actually have one with a Taste Media sticker that does indeed say Promational Copy Not for Sale, which I find super awesome. Just one more question though. You say there are a couple of different versions of the promo cd. Does that mean that some have other tracks on them?

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Old 15-07-2017, 03:04 AM   #169
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Wow, thank you for this information. I actually have one with a Taste Media sticker that does indeed say Promational Copy Not for Sale, which I find super awesome. Just one more question though. You say there are a couple of different versions of the promo cd. Does that mean that some have other tracks on them?

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no, the tracks are the same.

there's a UK promo variant, where the disc itself is "splotchy" blue and has MUSE in red lettering on it (along with the Dangerous records logo)...

...and then there's a German promo variant, where the disc itself almost looks like a generic, plain-looking CDr with plain black lettering + logos on it. it says "Motor Music GmbH" on the top of the face of the disc. the German version is far rarer than the UK one.
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Old 17-07-2017, 09:45 AM   #170
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no, the tracks are the same.

there's a UK promo variant, where the disc itself is "splotchy" blue and has MUSE in red lettering on it (along with the Dangerous records logo)...

...and then there's a German promo variant, where the disc itself almost looks like a generic, plain-looking CDr with plain black lettering + logos on it. it says "Motor Music GmbH" on the top of the face of the disc. the German version is far rarer than the UK one.
Thanks for the info. I have the UK promo version.
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Old 01-01-2018, 08:58 PM   #171
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Selling my Muse collection

Heya! Haven't posted here in a long while, but FYI I'm selling the vast majority of my Muse collection – tons of t-shirts, hoodies, accessories and lots of discography as well. Took me about 12-13 years to collect all of this stuff, and as much as I love it, I simply don't have space any more and don't use it – most of it has been sitting in storage for ages, just seems like a waste – I'd rather it goes to fans! I still love Muse, ofc, I've just calmed down a bit with my crazy spending, haha.

Here's the link to all my things: My Muse collection

Drop me a message if you're interested in anything I've listed a few clothes on ebay from the Drones era that aren't on that link here as well: ebay listings

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EDIT: Before anyone asks: All OoS and Showbiz era tees/hoodies have now gone, sorry



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What size are the shirts? I know people looking.
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All sizes, from S to XL! But the majority are S or M.
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