Placebo are an alternative rock band formed in London in 1994, currently consisting of Brian Molko, Stefan OlsdalandSteveForrest.Todate,theyhave released six studio albums, six EPs and twenty-nine singles. The band has gained aconsiderableamountofinternationalrecognition,sellingoverone million albums in the UK and over ten million worldwide. Placeboare best known for hitsongssuch as"Nancy Boy","PureMorning","Every YouEvery Me", "Infra-Red", and covers of The Pixies'"Where Is My Mind" andKate Bush's "Running UpthatHill". Their stylehasvariedgreatly. The band's first album featured a rawsound and a fairlyminimalistic instrumental lineup, butsubsequentalbums have hadaslower,more melancholic tone,experimenting withsynthesizers and other less traditional forms of sound production.