Placebo - Never Let Me Go (CD Box Set)

Placebo - Never Let Me Go (CD Box Set)
Price: 21.90€
Format: CD
Label: SO RECORDINGS
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CD box set with top opening lid and cardboard base, includes x13 lyric cards, immersive booklet, and the disc housed in a printed card wallet.

Nine years on from the release of their last outing Loud Like Love, Placebo return with the long awaited eighth studio album, Never Let Me Go. In September 2021, Placebo resurfaced from a long hibernation to release their first single in five years – and first from the new album – "Beautiful James." A joyous and celebratory song, it came quietly loaded with antagonism for the increasingly prominent, ignorant, factions that have come to litter modern conversation. As Brian Molko commented at the time, "If the song serves to irritate the squares and the uptight, so gleefully be it." As great masters in cataloguing the human condition, Placebo's unique way of examining both its flaws and beauty finds fertile ground in 2021. Crawling out of the pandemic into a landscape of intolerance, division, tech-saturation, and imminent eco-catastrophe, theirs is a voice that has rarely felt more significant to contemporary discourse, and more appropriate to sing these stories to the world. Within the magnetic slow-burn of new track "Surrounded By Spies," no punches are pulled in confronting the erosion of civil liberties, as Molko's deft lyrical delivery is married to a creeping sense of claustrophobia that fittingly makes the walls feel as though they are closing in from all around.

1. Forever Chemicals
2. Beautiful James
3. Hugz
4. Happy Birthday In The Sky
5. The Prodigal
6. Surrounded By Spies
7. Try Better Next Time
8. Sad White Reggae
9. Twin Demons
10. Chemtrails
11. This Is What You Wanted
12. Went Missing
13. Fix Yourself

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