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VIDEO: Placebo – Life’s What You Make It (Talk Talk cover)

British rockers Placebo have just unveiled a video to accompany their cover of Talk Talk‘s popular single, ‘Life’s What You Make It’. The video was shot in Agbogbloshie, a former wetland in the heart of Accra, in Ghana, which is home to one of the world’s largest electronic waste dumps.

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ALBUM: Placebo – A Place For Us To Dream

Release Date: October 7th 2016
Label: Rise Records
Website: www.placeboworld.co.uk
Facebook: www.facebook.com/officialplacebo
Twitter: www.twitter.com/placeboworld

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Placebo arrived back in 1996 with their self-titled debut into a British rock world dominated by lager fuelled Britpop, seen in bands like Blur and Oasis, and made huge impact with their unique brand of grunge-ridden alternative rock that landed in the charts at number 5.

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VIDEO: Placebo – Jesus’ Son

Soon to be celebrating their milestone of a 20th anniversay, British rockers Placebo have unveiled the video for their brand new single ‘Jesus’ Son’, which is a brand new track that will feature on their forthcoming retrospective hits compilation album, ‘A Place For Us To Dream’.

You can stream and watch the video for ‘Jesus’ Son’ below:

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NEWS: Placebo to celebrate 20th anniversary with greatest hits album, and an EP!

To celebrate their 20th anniversary of being a band, during which they’ve sold over 12 million records worldwide and performed in over 70 countries, British rockers Placebo have confirmed details of a two disc retrospective (or, greatest hits) compilation record, titled ‘A Place For Us To Dream’.

The compilation will encompass singles across all seven of the band’s records, along with radio edits, reduxes of classics, and their forthcoming new single, ‘Jesus’ Son’.

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NEWS: Placebo confirm 20th anniversary UK tour for December 2016!

To celebrate a startling and successful 20 year long career, British rock favourites Placebo have confirmed dates of a 20th anniversary tour across Europe at the end of the year, where they’ll be playing classics from across the whole breadth of their back-catalogue, which currently holds seven full-length studio records and over 30 singles.

Frontman and founding member, Brian Molko, has made the following statement about the forthcoming shows:

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FEATURE: 50 albums that turn 10 in 2016!

At the moment, it’s looking like 2016 is going to be a great year in terms of new albums, with a handful of huge bangers already out there and many more undoubted hits confirmed to be hitting out ears in the next few months. It’s also important to look back every so often, and it just turns out that a decade ago in 2006 was a great year for albums too.

Of course there are hundreds, but we filtered together 50 great albums that turn 10-years-old this year to remember those modern classics, accompanied with streams to bring ourselves a massive hit of euphoric nostalgia.

NOTE: These albums may bring intense levels and high frequencies of smiles, jumping, involuntary head nodding/banging and limb movements, and uncontrollable happiness.

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LIVE: Placebo @ O2 Apollo, Manchester (12/03/2015)

Date: March 12th, 2015
Venue: O2 Apollo, Manchester
Support: The Mirror Trap
Website: www.placeboworld.co.uk
Facebook: www.facebook.com/officialplacebo
Twitter: www.twitter.com/placeboworld

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With almost 20 years under their belt since the release of their debut self-titled album, British rockers Placebo have certainly been a band who have managed to stay consistent in the scene without pushing through the boundaries to exploding heights, or equally crashing down into a state of near obscurity and being referred to as that band who “sang that song about friends with weed being better”. Still riding on the attention of their latest release, ‘Loud Like Love’, the band kick off their 2015 with a tour across the UK.

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NEWS: Placebo confirm UK headline tour for February/March 2015!

Seminal British rockers Placebo have just confirmed dates of a full headline tour across the UK in February and March, bringing support from The Mirror Trap throughout. You can find all dates of the tour listed below:

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ALBUM: Placebo – Loud Like Love

Release Date: September 16th, 2013
Label: Universal
Website: www.placeboworld.co.uk
Facebook: www.facebook.com/officialplacebo
Twitter: www.twitter.com/placeboworld

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Clocking in a seventh album to their seventeen-year career, British alternative rock outfit Placebo come up with a polarising effort. Though ‘Loud Like Love’ offers instrumentation and musicianship that is easily absorbable, it also offers flaws which may deter potential fans of the LP.

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NEWS: Placebo release new ‘B3’ EP on iTunes!

British rock trio Placebo have just released their new EP ‘B3’ on iTunes (here), which contains 5 tracks and their first offering of new material for 3 years. You can find the artwork and tracklist for the EP below:

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