PlaceboWithout You I'm Nothing

Label:Elevator Music (4) – CDFLOOR8, Virgin – 7243 846531 2 5, Hut Recordings – 7243 846531 2 5
CD, Album, Stereo, Red
Style:Alternative Rock, Indie Rock


1Pure Morning
EngineerTeo Miller
ProducerPhil Vinall
Programmed ByPhelan Kane
Sounds [Radar]Chris Wyles
2Brick Shithouse3:18
3You Don't Care About Us3:58
4Ask For Answers5:20
5Without You I'm Nothing4:09
6Allergic (To Thoughts Of Mother Earth)3:49
7The Crawl2:59
8Every You Every Me
Lyrics ByBrian Molko, Paul Campion
9My Sweet Prince5:45
10Summer's Gone3:06
11Scared Of Girls3:01
12.1Burger Queen6:08
12.3Evil Dildo7:44

Companies, etc.



Recorded at Real World Studios, Bath.
Mixed at Whitfield Studios, London.
"Pure Morning" recorded and mixed at Livingston Studios, London. Radar at Bluestone.
Mastered at Townhouse Studios, London.
All tracks published by Famous Music Corp (ASCAP)
℗ 1998 Elevator Music Ltd. © 1998 Elevator Music Ltd.

© 1998 Virgin Records Ltd. ℗© 1998 Elevator Music Ltd.
Made in E.U.

Track 12 includes a hidden track called "Evil Dildo", duration 7:44 (14:55-22:39). The actual duration of "Burger Queen" is 6:08.

The CD label of this release is red.

For Mediamotion repress (EMI Uden matrix/mould sid IFPI AAHXX/red disc) see here: Placebo - Without You I'm Nothing
ATTENTION: This release has no "MADE IN E.U." on barcode part of rear and no additional red band on center of disc in comparison to Placebo - Without You I'm Nothing

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 7 24384 65312 5
  • Barcode: 724384653125
  • Price Code: PM513
  • Label Code: LC3098
  • Rights Society: bel BIEM
  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Matrix / Runout (Variants 1 to 38): EMI UDEN 8465312 @ 1
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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
Without You I'm Nothing (LP, Album, Gatefold)Hut Recordings, VirginFLOORLP8, 7243 8 46531 1 8Europe1998
Without You I'm Nothing (CD, Album)Virgin, Hut Recordings, Elevator Music (4)7243 8 46531 2 5US1998
New Submission
Without You I'm Nothing (CD, Album)Virgin, Elevator Music (4), Hut RecordingsVJCP-25427Japan1998
New Submission
Without You I'm Nothing (CD, Album, Promo)Elevator Music (4)CDPFLOOR8Europe1998
Recently Edited
Without You I'm Nothing (CD, Album)Elevator Music (4), VirginCDFLOOR8, 7243 846531 2 5Australasia1998



  • enfantterrible's avatar
    Despite the legend status acquired from both ignorant radio and the fans, the subsequent discography the band displayed afterwards remains pretty much an useless testimony from the body work, an appendix not completely clean and all the time more inflammed. "Without you I´m nothing" continues to be undisputedly the "magnum opus" in where the band born and died in just one spot.

    The stroke of genious dissapeared completely from there on and the reverberant and melodramatic pop demarked by a postmodern perspective of life and a very intimate consequence of personal angst became so apparent, transforming the consonance of a pop relative to life and experience into a cheap act of stereotyped mimics and adolescent failure.

    Its rare to find some pop music that trascends the trivial or the mundane, and overcomes the cliché. But this is one of those cases in where a trio condensed the sum of a series of sentiments and ideas and musicalized them into an almost perfect conjunction. From the strong and passionated to the despaired and gloomy, all the time visiting the halls of melancholia with some sort of elegance that is both wild and obscure.

    As usual sincerity and an uncompromised attitude was the key to achieve this success. To open the gap for expressing more intelligently what glam music should say in deep, to add the muscle of an untidy power pop and finishing the cake cover with intrepid arrangements, power chorded hooks, an overly solid drum set and all augmented with the flavour of catching chorus lines,in the end managed to assent an album with forgotten pop & rock sensibilities, in a time where the most radical pop to be heard was Robbie Williams. It was good, and to this day has matured pretty well, unfortunately it cannot be said the same about the band.
    • holdenwait's avatar
      intensely eerie ballads. No doubt songwriting comes from a very personal space, making it a very special record for those who fall for it. Solid drumming throughout, last great Placebo album.


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