Placebo announce UK tour for the Autumn

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The dates are part of the band's 20th anniversary celebration.

Placebo have announced details of a long run of UK tour dates this coming Autumn.

The band will be only be playing one date this summer at Latitude Festival in July.

Recently, Placebo released a short film music video to accompany their cover of Talk Talk’s ‘Life’s What You Make It’. The track originally appeared on Placebo’s EP of the same name that was released last year.

Speaking to The Independent about the cover, singer Brian Molko said: “We covered Talk Talk’s ‘Life’s What You Make It’ because it is a song from the 80s that we still liked and we wondered if we could replicate Gwen Stefani’s global smash hit with her band’s cover of [Talk Talk’s] ‘It’s My Life’. That remains to be seen . . .”

Placebo’s full upcoming UK and Ireland tour dates are below. Tickets are on sale from 9am on Friday 9 June and will be available here.

October 7 – Edinburgh, Usher Hall
October 8 – Dundee, Caird Hall
October 10 – Doncaster, Doncaster Dome
October 11 – Blackpool, Empress Ballroom
October 13 – Reading, Rivermead
October 14 – Cardiff, Motorpoint Arena
October 16 – Portsmouth, Guildhall
October 17 – Swindon, Oasis Centre
October 20 – Plymouth, Plymouth Pavilions
October 21 – Wolverhampton, Civic Hall
October 23 – London, O2 Academy Brixton

Back in April, Placebo shared a video of unearthed footage of the time they spent with David Bowie ahead of their Record Store Day release.

For the global vinyl celebration, the British rock veterans released their 1998 David Bowie collaboration ‘Without You I’m Nothing’ on coloured picture disc vinyl for the first time.