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overdue adj : past due; not paid at the scheduled time; "an overdue installment"; "a delinquent account" [syn: delinquent]

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  1. Late; especially, past a deadline or too late to fulfill a need.
    His library books were three days overdue.
    My car is overdue for an oil change.
    He finally left on a long overdue vacation.


Late; especially, past a deadline or too late to fulfill a need

Extensive Definition

Showbiz is the debut album by Muse, a rock band from Devon, first released 9 September 1999 by Mushroom Records. The album was produced by John Leckie at Sawmill Studios, Cornwall. The tracks "Uno", "Cave", "Muscle Museum", "Sunburn", and "Unintended" were released as singles. The album has gone platinum in the United Kingdom since its release and has sold 900,000 copies worldwide. It failed to chart in the US and sold 100,000 copies.

Track listing

All songs by Matthew Bellamy, except where noted.
  1. "Sunburn" – 3:54
  2. "Muscle Museum" – 4:23
  3. "Fillip" – 4:01
  4. "Falling Down" – 4:34
  5. "Cave" (Bellamy/Wolstenholme) – 4:46
  6. "Showbiz" – 5:16
  7. "Unintended" – 3:57
  8. "Uno" – 3:38
  9. "Sober" – 4:04
    • "Spiral Static" (bonus track between "Sober" and "Escape" on Japanese release) – 4:44
  10. "Escape" – 3:31
  11. "Overdue" – 2:26
  12. "Hate This & I'll Love You" – 5:09




  • Muscle Museum" reached #43 on its initial release in 1999. It reached #25 when it was re-released in 2000.
  • None of the singles charted in the U.S. Modern Rock chart.
  • All singles were released on double CD and 7" vinyl, except for "Uno" which was released on one CD single and 7" vinyl.

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Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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