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Placebo announce one-off Brixton Academy date (2010)


Story by Jack Foley

PLACEBO are back in the UK for a special one off show at London’s O2 Academy Brixton on Monday, September 27 to celebrate the release of the Battle For The Sun: Redux Edition, which is released on the same day.

Earlier this year Placebo conceived an unprecedented idea and creation based around for a new edition of Battle For The Sun, which involved designing a T-shirt with Atticus clothing and tying it in with a new track.

This new creation is Battle For The Sun: Redux Edition and is available for pre-order now at

Battle For The Sun: Redux Edition comes wrapped in a slipcase featuring brand new artwork.

The Redux Edition, meanwhile, combines all of the following:

- Re-mastered 13 track Battle For The Sun album, featuring the 2010 single version of Bright Lights;

- 10 track Bonus Disc that includes new & reworked tracks, including the 2010 studio recording of the track Trigger Happy Hands;

- An exclusive Atticus T-Shirt that has been designed by Placebo, and comes vacuum packed inside the Redux Edition Slipcase.

Tickets for the Brixton show (on September 27) are £29.50 and go on general sale Friday, August 6 at 9am.