Placebo – Once More With Feeling: Singles 1996-2004

Bowie-obsessed Brian Molko and co put plenty of low-rent sex and sleazy glam into videos such as "Nancy Boy" and "Bruise Pristine" while the Thin White Duke himself appears in "Without You I'm Nothing". But by the time Molko gets fed to the sharks in "You Don't Care About Us", his foetal whine has become so irritating you don't feel much sympathy. NIGEL WILLIAMSON

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Bowie-obsessed Brian Molko and co put plenty of low-rent sex and sleazy glam into videos such as “Nancy Boy” and “Bruise Pristine” while the Thin White Duke himself appears in “Without You I’m Nothing”. But by the time Molko gets fed to the sharks in “You Don’t Care About Us”, his foetal whine has become so irritating you don’t feel much sympathy.

NIGEL WILLIAMSON

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