Tag Archives: Placebo

Good Cover Version: Placebo Does Kate Bush

Source: Fuzzy Logic

Good Cover Version: Placebo Does Kate Bush

Pulp gave the world the song “Bad Cover Version.” But seeing as I’m a sonic optimist, I’m of the belief that there’s more likely than not more good cover versions floating around than bad ones. Good Cover Version celebrates the good, and leaves all that bad and ugly stuff alone.

I’ve been a Placebo fan for quite a long time, but have somehow only just stumbled across this particular Kate Bush cover of theirs. I think this is probably one of my favorite vocal performances from mouthpiece Brian Molko, his typically acerbic, snarling vocals take a more serious and almost plaintive tone here, ...

Read full article >>

Video of The Day #254: Placebo

Source: Fuzzy Logic

Video of The Day #254: Placebo

There’s a bunch of videos out there. Some of them are good. Some of them are a cut above. I like to think my picks for Video of The Day are a cut (or two) above.

Years ago I was a huge Placebo fan. It’s not that I’m not still a huge Placebo fan, just that I don’t listen to them as much as I once did. Which is a crying shame. Last night I put on the album Without You I’m Nothing, a firm favorite in the early Naughties, and to my surprise I might like it even ...

Read full article >>