One of the most hotly anticipated releases from this year’s treasure trove of +500 Record Store Day 2017 exclusives just became a little more special with Placebo premiering a brand new teaser trailer for their ‘Without You I’m Nothing’ 12” Picture Disc EP, unearthing rare and gorgeous archive material when collaborating with the Star Man, David Bowie, on the 1998 single.
Frontman Brian Molko in discussion with uDiscover recently described how the collaboration came about with Bowie;
“We’d already recorded the song for our second album when David became interested. I was on holiday in Barbados, I went there with my brother, there we were fast asleep & I’m woken up by my brother & the first thing I see is he’s shoving a telephone receiver in my face… & I was like “what are you doing?!” & he’s holding his hand over the receiver & going “IT’S DAVID BOWIE!”
Watch the full track by track interview on the band’s Facebook page here
The limited edition 12” EP, which hits independent record shops today, features the Single Version of ‘Without You I’m Nothing’ Feat. David Bowie backed by the Unkle Remix & The Flexirol Mix collected on a Picture Disc 12” vinyl in bespoke di-cut sleeve for the first time.
Placebo are currently on tour across Europe as part of the 20 Years Of Placebo World Tour which has seen the band perform rare fan-favorites including ‘Nancy Boy’ & ‘Pure Morning’ for the first time in years. More details & ticket pre-sale links available here
The band also recently released the career defining retrospective album ”A Place For Us To Dream” which you can streamed now below or purchased here
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