On the 21st May 2013, internationally acclaimed rock band Placebo announced the title and the release date for their seventh studio album “LOUD LIKE LOVE” which was released on the 16th September 2013. Recorded in London at RAK Studios during 2012 and early 2013, the album was produced by Adam Noble and features 10 brand new studio tracks.
Coinciding with the announcement, Placebo also confirmed a European tour, kicking off in Warsaw on the 12th November and concluding with 2 nights at the Brixton Academy, London on the 16 & 17th December 2013. The European tour is preceded by 3 festival headline shows in Turkey, South Korea & Bangkok during the summer of 2013.
Fans in the United States, Latin America, Australia, Asia and other European and Eastern European markets need not fret, Placebo will head to their shores soon.
Placebo’s new album “Loud Like Love” will be available in 4 different formats as well as digitally:
• 3D Lenticular Super Deluxe Box Set
• Limited Edition Deluxe Digi-Pack Version
• Double 12” Coloured Vinyl Gatefold Edition
• Standard CD Album
Placebo, now signed to Universal Music, have to date recorded seven 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 have 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 recognisable 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 2009 album, “Battle for the Sun”, released through a network of independent partners worldwide, went to No. 1 in 10 countries and reached top 5 in 20 countries, and was also No. 1 on the Billboard European Album Charts for a fortnight.