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Podcast Episode
Season
Three
number
139
Type
Album Review
Post Date
9/10/2013

Placebo

139 Without You I'm Nothing by Placebo

Without You I'm Nothing

Label
Virgin
Release year
1998
Producer
Steve Osborne
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Conjure memories of New Order and the Smashing Pumpkins, Placebo charts a confusing and confrontational path on Without You I'm Nothing

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With a new Placebo album out this month, we thought it would be the perfect time to revisit the breakthrough album from this confusing and confrontational UK 90s rock band. Their sophomore release, Without You I'm Nothing, moves between wholly unique sounds like "Pure Morning" and "Allergic," to songs that conjure memories of New Order and the Smashing Pumpkins, although with the idiosyncratic vocal style of lead singer Brian Molko. Is Placebo for everyone? Tune in to find out.

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Songs in this episode

  • Intro - Pure Morning
  • 3:33 - History of the Band
  • 8:53 - You Don't Care About Us
  • 18:09 - Allergic (To Thoughts of Mother Earth)
  • Outro - Every You Every Me

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