Placebo: the last of the romantics are here
Placebo are one of the defining alternative rock bands of the past 20 years, with 12 million albums sold to date worldwide.
After 7 Studio albums and achieving worldwide success, Placebo celebrated an incredible 20 years as a band with the release of a retrospective hits album ‘A Place For Us To Dream’ and new music in the form of an EP ‘Life’s What You Make It’ featuring 6 new tracks, including the singles ‘Jesus’ Son’ and the Talk Talk cover ‘Life’s What You Make It’.
A massive ’20 Years of Placebo’ global world tour followed shortly after the release and continued throughout 2017.
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In 1996, as the UK was saturated with Britpop, Placebo were a psycho-sexual freakshow of ambiguous sexuality (and, to the casual observer, gender).
The band’s self titled debut album helped pave the way for a strong shift in British music, acting as an antithesis to Britpop and inspiring a generation of bands to follow them.