Universal Music Germany signs Placebo to worldwide licensing deal

RHIAN JONES

Placebo have signed a worldwide licensing deal with Universal Music Germany. The band plans to release an EP in October followed by a new studio album in 2013.

The deal includes the trio’s entire physical back catalogue, which the alternative rockers now own following the conclusion of their contract with EMI in 2007.

The new EP follows up 2009’s Battle for the Sun album, after which the band embarked on a global arena tour lasting almost 2 years, taking in ...

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