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sponj
04-06-2006, 09:15 AM
With a new album out I think they deserve a thread.
What do you guys think of the new record? It's pretty good, beats Sleeping with ghosts, but still isn't perfect like Without you I'm nothing, wich I think is one of the best albums ever.
I'm gonna see them live 26th May! :D

j0nmcc
04-06-2006, 09:37 AM
I haven't picked it up. I do want to hear it though.

I dunno, I'm always a bit hit and miss with placebo.

Don't get me wrong. I do like a lot of their songs, but only in small doses. I can't listen to an album, one track after the other... but if a song by placebo comes on when im listening to music on random, then I wont turn it off

nickamon
04-06-2006, 08:07 PM
I think Placebo have got steadily worse since Without You I'm Nothing. I was disappointed by Black Market Music, and haven't bothered to buy their other albums.

sponj
04-07-2006, 08:15 AM
I don't think they've gotten really worst, they changed a bit. Black Market Music as some awesome songs and an overall steady feellin'.

Xiang
10-21-2006, 11:19 PM
Meds wasn't a very good album, I thought. It didn't top SWG

ac_indie
10-22-2006, 01:21 AM
i think meds is better than sleeping with ghosts. yeah, they declined after without you...

kryptonite22
10-22-2006, 04:35 PM
I've never liked an entire album but I think calling them a singles band is unfair, as many people do. I've heard parts of the new album but I don't own it. 'Space Monkey' is a cool song.

Mild Vibe
10-22-2006, 05:32 PM
I burnt the new album off of my cousin, it's just meh, but some of their earlier stuff if kinda cool. I almost saw them in Switzerland, but I opted out to see the Who instead :p:.

Xiang
10-22-2006, 05:57 PM
heheh. Placebo have got a few years left in 'em yet. The Who could kark it at any given moment =P

And yes I totally agree. Meds was more like meh.

"Baby, did you forget to wear your hair?"

Graveyard
10-22-2006, 07:03 PM
Placebo!!!awesome!!!

Xiang
10-22-2006, 10:12 PM
Placebo!!!awesome!!!

yes. thankyou for that highly informative insight. well done.

Adm1R
11-01-2006, 04:47 PM
Well i like Pure morning and Every me and every you, i have not really heard any other songs.. Can you recomend some other good songs?

sponj
11-01-2006, 05:32 PM
they don't care about us
scared of girls
summer's gone... i mean, anything from without you I'm nothing, and then you have some good stuff from later records too:

taste in men
special k
black eyed
days before you came
haemoglobin

special needs
this picture
second sight

because i want you
space monkey
meds
infra red

tezhall
11-01-2006, 08:27 PM
To be honest I only ever liked 3 of their songs, Bruise Pristine, Nancy Boy, and Pure Morning - other than that they leave me kinda cold tbh

Xiang
11-01-2006, 08:38 PM
Narcoleptic is an awesome song. So melancholy, like burger queen

StuartR
11-02-2006, 01:27 PM
I think they're great.

sydbarrettsaves
11-02-2006, 02:35 PM
sort of a guilty pleasure. my beau met the lead singer a few times back in england. apparently they're huge in europe, but when they visited seattle they played at obscure little venues. i think their self titled album is ace.

sponj
11-02-2006, 05:16 PM
i unfortunately never listened to the ST, but it's going at 7 on Fnac right now so i might buy it. yeah they're HUGE in europe, specially france. i saw them at a fest a while ago and it was so packed i coulnd't see molko.. sucked