Placebo's dark and melodic trademark sound featuring singer Brian Molko's instantly recognizable vocals has become one of the strongest brands in rock over the past two decades. 2016 marks 20 years since the internationally acclaimed English alternative-rock act released their seminal first album. To mark the anniversary the band are embarking on a two year period of celebratory retrospective activity. Over the next 12 months Placebo will re-release their milestone albums remastered for the first time on high quality vinyl via Universal Music.
The fifth album in the 20th anniversary reissue series is 2006's Meds. Helmed by French producer Dimitri Tikovoi, Meds served as a back-to-basics project with the elemental feeling of Placebo's eponymous first album. Featuring guest appearances by Alison Mosshart (The Kills, Dead Weather) on "Meds" and Michael Stipe (R.E.M.) on "Broken Promise" plus further less experimental but no less evocative fare like "Because I Want You," "Song to Say Goodbye," and "Infra-Red.