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Covers Limited Edition Heavyweight Vinyl LP

by Placebo

Release Date: 03 May 2010

Format: LP Vinyl

Label: Emi


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Placebo Covers Limited Edition Heavyweight Vinyl LP
What Records are proud to be associated with one of the most outstanding artists of the late 90's and early part of this century, Placebo. With a string of top selling albums and singles, Placebo established themselves through out the world and today music fans are still discovering the sound of this great band.

For the first time since its release as a limited bonus disc to 2003’s album Sleeping With Ghosts Placebo’s ‘Covers’ album will be made available physically as an album in its own right. The album exclusive to What REcords will be pressed on Heavyweight vinyl and be limited to 1000 copies only. A CD version is also being released.

‘Covers’ brings together 10 songs which were featured as b-sides, radio sessions, on soundtracks and tribute albums. It’s an incredibly eclectic selection of tracks, ranging from artists diverse as Kate Bush, Alex Chilton, Serge Gainsbourg and Boney M (full details below).

Featured Tracks
1. Running Up That Hill
- Originally performed by Kate Bush
- Recorded esp. for Covers disc
2. Where Is My Mind (XFM Live Version)
- Originally performed by The Pixies
- B-side to ‘This Picture’
3. Bigmouth Strikes Again
- Originally performed by The Smiths
- B-side to ‘Nancy Boy’
4. Johnny And Mary
- Originally by Robert Plamer
- B-side to ‘Taste In Men’
5. 20th Century Boy
- Originally by T-Rex
- Appeared on Velvet Goldmine soundtrack, plus b-side to ‘You Don’t Care About Us’
6. The Ballad Of Melody Nelson ('Ballade De Melody Nelson')
- Originally performed by Serge Gainsbourg
- Recorded for the Monsieur Gainsbourg Revisited album
7. Holocaust
- Originally performed by Alex Chilton
- B-side to ‘Slave To The Wage’
8. I Feel You
- Originally performed by Depeche Mode
- Released on a fan club-only cassette in 1999/ appeared on U.S. edition of Black Market Music
9. Daddy Cool
- Originally performed by Boney M
- B-side to ‘The Bitter End’
10. Jackie
- Originally performed by Sinéad O'Connor
- B-side on the DVD edition of the ‘The Picture’ single

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