Ashtray Heart 3. Battle for the Sun 4. For What It's Worth 5. Devil in the Details 6. Bright Lights Single Version 7. Speak in Tongues 8. The Never-Ending Why 9. Julien Happy You're Gone Breathe Underwater Come Undone Kings of Medicine Bonustrack Trigger Happy Hands 2. Monster Truck 3. Breathe Underwater Slow 4.
Unisex 5. Thursday 29 August Friday 30 August Saturday 31 August Sunday 1 September Monday 2 September Tuesday 3 September Wednesday 4 September Thursday 5 September Friday 6 September Saturday 7 September Sunday 8 September Monday 9 September Tuesday 10 September Wednesday 11 September Thursday Blind (Redux) - Placebo - Battle For The Sun Redux September Friday 13 September Saturday 14 September Sunday 15 September Monday 16 September Blind (Redux) - Placebo - Battle For The Sun Redux 17 September Wednesday 18 September Thursday 19 September Friday 20 September Saturday 21 September Sunday 22 September Monday 23 September Tuesday 24 September Wednesday 25 September Thursday 26 September Friday 27 September Saturday 28 September Sunday 29 September Monday 30 September Tuesday 1 October Wednesday 2 October Thursday 3 October Friday 4 October Saturday 5 October Sunday 6 October Monday 7 October Tuesday 8 October Wednesday 9 October Thursday 10 October Friday 11 October Saturday 12 October Sunday 13 October Monday 14 October Tuesday 15 October Wednesday 16 October Thursday 17 October Friday 18 October Saturday 19 October Sunday 20 October Monday 21 October Tuesday 22 October Wednesday 23 October Thursday 24 October Friday 25 October Saturday 26 October Sunday 27 October Monday 28 October Tuesday 29 October Wednesday 30 October Thursday 31 October Blind (Redux) - Placebo - Battle For The Sun Redux Friday 1 November Saturday 2 November Sunday 3 November Monday 4 November Blind (Redux) - Placebo - Battle For The Sun Redux Tuesday 5 November Wednesday 6 November Thursday 7 November Molko was inspired to write bonus track "Unisex" by the movie Cloverfield.
The mastered album features a slight peculiarity on track 9 "Julien" : the vocals are doubled for a short duration, with a phrase, sung in low volume, preceding itself. Such artifacts can stem from a variety of sources such as production errors, or from encoding within the. At an exclusive secret gig held on 17 Marchin Londonthe band played a number of new songs from the album, including the tracks "Ashtray Heart", "Julien", "Kitty Litter", and "Devil in Working For The Pullman Company - Otis Taylor - Below The Fold Details".
The album was made available for streaming on the band's official website between 29 May and 31 May It reached number 8 in the UK Albums Chart. In It was awarded a diamond certification from the Independent Music Companies Association which indicated sales of at leastcopies throughout Europe.
The box set features the full album plus two extra studio tracks, a CD to access exclusive live recorded tracks, a DVD of the December Angkor Wat Blind (Redux) - Placebo - Battle For The Sun Reduxa DVD of exclusive studio footage and a page photo book featuring exclusive artwork, photos and handwritten lyrics as well as the full album on 2 x Heavy Vinyl LP. Battle for the Sun received a generally favourite reaction from critics.
Eddie Fleisher of Alternative Press gave the album 4 and a half out of 5 stars, writing that Battle for the Sun "takes the best elements of their sound and focuses it into a cohesive listening experience The review also notes how Steve Forrest as drummer gives the band Daniel In The Lions Den - Lloyd McNeill / Marshall Hawkins - Tanner Suite much-needed kick and how Brian Molko's lyrics are given more clarity.
Fleisher also says the album contains two of the best Placebo songs ever, "Happy You're Gone" and "Kings of Medicine". Others, however, have been less than receptive. NME said that Battle for the Sun was "a desperately transparent copy of originality.
For those who still believe in them, Placebo will, at least, remain an efficacious live band at festivals this summer, but only given that the real thing SuedeMuseDavid BowieNirvana et al isn't currently on offer. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from Battle For The Sun. Battle for the Sun at AllMusic. Retrieved 14 August Metalworks Studios. Archived from Hit The Black - Queensrÿche - Evolution Concert - Forever Rock (DVD) original on 22 May Retrieved 25 April Archived from the original on 4 August Retrieved 12 July Archived from the original on 25 March Archived from the original on 20 March Archived from the original on 29 March Archived from the original on 21 March
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