Placebo =180g=

  1 x LP   180grs   33⅓rpm     2015 remastered 

( 1996 ) - 2015 EU reissue 180g vnyl LP-Placebo is the eponymous debut studio album by English alternative rock band Placebo. It was released on 16 July 1996 by record label Hut. It is the only album recorded with drummer Robert Schu...

Label:  Vertigo-Universal 
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Release date: 2014-09-16(originally released in 1996)

2015 EU repressed on 180g Vinyl, including the singles Nancy Boy and Bruise Pristine; the groups debut album originally released in 1996 including the singles Nancy Boy and Bruise Pristine; gatefold picture sleeve with illustrated inner & still sealed in the hype stickered shrink-The key to Placebo's sound is singer/guitarist Brian Molko, whose impersonation of a woman goes far beyond his appearance and into his singing voice. His trio brings together various influences -- the epic, noisy "Chicago sound," late-'70s prog rock, and late-'80s "college rock" -- but boils them down into fairly conventional, guitar-heavy melodrama, with the sort of opaque and angst-ridden lyrics usually found in that genre. That's not to say that Placebo's sound is boring; churning guitars and direct, heavy basslines give the album a good deal of strength, and Molko is able to write moving, gritty melodies and fairly clever lyrics. Placebo may sound like a mix between the Smashing Pumpkins and Rush -- and the levels of melodrama on the album may stretch far beyond most people's tolerance -- but it's well-written and performs enough variations on those genres to keep it interesting.

A1 Come Home
A2 Teenage Angst
A3 Bionic
A4 36 Degrees
A5 Hang On To Your IQ

B1 Nancy Boy
B2 I Know
B3 Bruise Pristine
B4 Lady Of The Flowers
B5 Swallow

Placebo has, to date, recorded 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 blend of music and outstanding 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. Their last studio effort, Battle for the Sun, went to #1 in 10 countries, reached top 5 in 20 countries and was also #1 on the Billboard European Album Charts for two weeks.

Discs: 1
Drager(LP,EP,12,7,CD): LP
Qual(120grs,150grs,180grs): 180grs
Speed(33,45): 33
Extra info: 2015 remastered
Label: Vertigo-Universal
Originally released: 1996
This release: 2015
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