Drones AttributionArtist(s)Producer(s)Album artist(s)StudioDistributor(s)Helium-3 Publication informationRelease date8 June, 2015Music GenreRecorded2014-2015Language Other informationPreviousSingles
Drones is the seventh studio album by the English rock band Muse. It was released in Europe on 5 June 2015 and 8 June in the United Kingdom under Warner Bros. Records and Helium-3. Drones is a concept album following a protagonist's journey from abandonment to indoctrination as a "human drone" and eventual defection. Muse aimed to return to the simpler guitar-bass-drums rock sound of their earlier albums. The album received mixed to positive reviews; critics often praised the music but criticized the lyrics.
Drones was recorded between October 2014 and April 2015 at The Warehouse Studio in Vancouver, British Columbia, and co-produced by the band and Robert John "Mutt" Lange The album art was designed by artist Matt Mahurin.