Placebo are a cheesy British goth or glam trio of no likely historical consequence who will happily prove whatever you want them to prove. Those who believe the world will end if musicians don't make sounds unlike any previously known to humankind can condemn Brian Molko's catchy ditties for alienated young people as calculated trivialities. Never that kind of taskmaster myself, I conceive the same songs rather differently. Yes, Virginia, good music happens all over the place—including, it's a mild shock to discover, the recorded works of a cheesy Brit... More >>>