Saturday, July 20, 2013

Placebo news

Internationally acclaimed rock band Placebo has released six studio albums and sold more than 12 million records worldwide.

The band’s self-titled debut album, released in 1996, was certified gold in the UK and achieved platinum status in France. Since then, Placebo has enjoyed an ever growing level of success around the world with their unique music and live performances.

Their dark and melodic trademark sound featuring singer Brian Molko’s instantly recognizable vocals has become one of the strongest brands in rock over the past decade. In 2009, Placebo received the MTV Europe Music Award for ‘Best Alternative’ act. Their last studio album, Battle for the Sun, went to No. 1 in 10 countries, reached top 5 in 20 countries, and was also No. 1 on the Billboard European Album Charts for two weeks.

Placebo's seventh studio album Loud Like Love will be released Sept. 17 in North America via Universal Music Enterprises (UMe). Recorded in London at RAK Studios during 2012 and early 2013, the album was produced by Adam Noble and features 10 new studio tracks.

The band has also confirmed a fall European tour, with additional dates in the United States, Latin America, Australia, Asia and other European and Eastern European markets to be announced soon.

Loud Like Love will be available in 5 different formats:

3D Lenticular Super Deluxe Box Set -
Limited Edition Deluxe Digi-Pack Version -
Single 12" Colored Vinyl Gatefold Edition -
Standard CD Album -

Hear new track “Too Many Friends” via this lyric video: 

The song is their first single overseas. Look for info on their U.S. single in the coming weeks.

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