Without You I'm Nothing

Placebo - Without You I'm Nothing
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
1998 Ratings: #64 / 92
User Score
Based on 76 ratings
1998 Ratings: #53
October 12, 1998 / Release Date
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93
Once again another album that my dad introduced me to at an early age; Placebo's sophomore record is easily one of the best alt-rock records from the 90's period. This album is a diverse and dynamic listen; one with caustic fiery highs (e.g. Pure Morning, Brick Shithouse, Evil Dildo [the naughtiest hidden track]) and melancholic melodic lows (e.g. Ask For Answers, Burger Queen). The production is rough and blurry especially on the guitars, giving each track an overpowering weight as they reach ... read more
amygoodall
100
fuck it
tha138
76
The extrovert melodrama acquires a thrilling shape so strong and so direct that achieves immediately its goal: destroy every possible defense.
NR
pure morning:8,4/10
brick shithouse:5,1/10
you don't care about us:7,6/10
ask for answers:7,2/10
without you i'm nothing:8,4/10
allergic(to thoughts of mother earth):6,8/10
the crawl:8,3/10
every you every me:8,3/10
my sweet prince:7,1/10
summer's gone:7,9/10
scared of girls:7,6/10
burger queen:7/10
Average:7,48/10=75/100. Quite good.
EMR
55
The alternative-rock veterans show pretty much everything they went for (before/later) in their career with Without You I'm Nothing, one of their most beloved albums. The thing is, even though the band tries hard to craft some highly emotional and heartfelt songs on this record, calling their arrangements and songwriting skills 'great' would be either too kind or too naive. Their selling point still is Brian Molko's tenor, high-pitched vocal-work, often acting as a guide to explain what should ... read more
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#47/Pitchfork (Britpop)

Track List

  1. Pure Morning
  2. Brick Shithouse
  3. You Don't Care About Us
  4. Ask for Answers
  5. Without You I'm Nothing
  6. Allergic (To Thoughts of Mother Earth)
  7. The Crawl
  8. Every You Every Me
  9. My Sweet Prince
  10. Summer's Gone
  11. Scared of Girls
  12. Burger Queen
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