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Placebo announce 18-date UK tour (2015)

Placebo

Story by Jack Foley

PLACEBO have announced that they will return to the UK and Ireland in February/ March 2015 to play their most extensive run of shows since 2006.

The 18-date tour kicks off in Dublin on February 25, 2015, and ends in London at Hammersmith’s EventIM Apollo on March 24, taking in cities the band haven’t played for many years.

This extensive UK tour is something the band have been wanting to do for a long time, marking the start of an exciting series of events and releases planned ahead of the bands 20th Anniversary celebrations in 2016, looking back over an incredible catalogue of such songs as Nancy Boy, Pure Morning, Taste In Men, Special K and The Bitter End.

Lead singer Brian Molko has also revealed that he is releasing a retrospective book containing his own selection of lyrics from throughout his 20-year career at the helm of Placebo. Titled Brian Molko – Selected, the book is available to order from BrianMolko.com on Friday, October 31.

General admission tickets go on sale on Friday, October 31 at 9am, priced at £29.50 (£32.50 London).

The dates are (all February and March 2015):

February

25 – Dublin, Olympia
26 – Belfast, Waterfont Hall
28 – Edinburgh, Corn Exchange

March
1 – Glasgow, o2 Academy
3 – Aberdeen, Music Hall
4 – Newcastle o2 Academy
6 – Hull, City Hall
7 – Blackburn, King George’s Hall
9 – Leeds, o2 Academy
10 – Liverpool, Guild Of Students
12 – Manchester, o2 Apollo
13 – Sheffield, o2 Academy
15 – Norwich, UEA
16 – Leicester, De Montfort Hall
18 – Birmingham, o2 Academy
19 – Bristol, Colston Hall
21 – Bournemouth, o2 Academy
22 – Southend, Cliffs Pavillion
24 – London, EventIM Apollo