NEWS: Placebo announce retrospective album, new EP and tour

NEWS: Placebo announce retrospective album, new EP and tour

British alt-rockers Placebo are celebrating 20 years since releasing their acclaimed self-titled debut album in 1996. Since then, they’ve sold almost 12 million records, had 6 top ten albums in the UK and collaborated with everyone from David Bowie to Robert Smith.

To celebrate, the band are releasing a new retrospective album, A Place For Us to Dream, on 7th October via Universal. The collection is set to include early singles such as ‘Come Home’ and ‘Teenage Angst’ to career-defining moments such as ‘Nancy Boy,’ ‘Pure Morning’ and ‘The Bitter End.’ It’ll also include a brand new single – ‘Jesus’ Son’ – and a special book that contains never-before-seen photos from the past 20 years, hand selected by Brian Molko and Stefan Olsdal from their own personal archives.

To coincide with this announcement, the band will also be releasing a brand new EP, Life’s What You Make It, which will be released at the same time as the retrospective. As well as including the new single, it will contain five other previously unreleased recordings, all produced by Adam Noble, who worked on their seventh album Loud Like Love.

In December, the band will also be heading out on the UK leg of their ’20 Years of’ world tour and two of the dates – in Newport and Brighton – have already sold out. Details of the remaining dates can be found below.

2nd December – SSE Hydro, Glasgow
3rd December – First Direct Arena, Leeds
5th December – Arena, Manchester
6th December – Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham
8th December – Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham
10th December – 3Arena, Dublin
15th December – SSE Wembley Arena, London

Watch the video for ‘Pure Morning’ below.

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