Thu 23 Sep 2010

Interview with… Placebo

Placebo will be coming to London on Monday 27th (SOLD OUT) and Tuesday 28th September. Ahead of the shows we got the chance to catch up with Placebo drummer, Steve Forrest on what fans can expect, his favourite album this year and what plans they have after the shows..

So Steve what are you up to at this moment?
We’re in Russia getting ready to come home and finish our tour with two nights at Brixton academy

So for these two very special shows, to celebrate the release BATTLE FOR THE SUN: REDUX EDITION what can the audience expect?
They can expect to have a good time because that’s what we’ll be doing! its going to be a very loud and emotional roller coaster ride touching base on both new and old numbers…

What is your favourite song to perform live?
I think special needs or breath underwater would be two good candidates

Who has released a stand out album this year?
Arcade Fire by far best album this year….

Which song do you wish you had written?
I will follow you into the dark by death cab for cutie

finally throwing a random question in the mix whats your favourite animal and why?
Sausage dogs, because god put them on this earth to remind people that he does have a sense of humor after all…

And if you were a superhero, what would be your superpower?
Flying and the ability to make bad people vanish into thin air…

Plans for the rest of the year?
Take some time off to rest as its been almost two years now on the road, and then move on to different projects here and see what happens… maybe get a dog?

Don’t miss out on seeing one of the best live bands around, tickets are still available for their second show on Tuesday 28th September