The 2nd Law is the sixth studio album by English rock band Muse. It was released on 1 October 2012 in the United Kingdom and elsewhere on 28 September 2 and 3 October under Warner Bros. Records and Helium-3. The title of the album refers to the second law of thermodynamics. The album was recorded in ten months at Capitol Studios and Eastwest Studios in Los Angeles, Shangri La Studios in Malibu, and AIR Studios in London. It was mainly self-produced by the band, with the exception of the song “Follow Me” which was co-produced by English electronic music trio Nero.