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Battle For The Sun (2009)

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08 June 2009
Dreambrother Ltd

01. Kitty Litter
02. Ashtray Heart
03. Battle For The Sun
04. For What It's Worth
05. Devil In The Details
06. Bright Lights
07. Speak In Tongues
08. The Never-Ending Why
09. Julien
10. Happy You're Gone
11. Breathe Underwater
12. Come Undone
13. Kings Of Medicine

All tracks written and performed by Placebo.
Produced by David Bottrill. Except 'Kings Of Medicine' produced by David Bottrill and Dimitri Tikovoi.
Engineered by James Brown. Assistant engineer: Kevin Dietz (Metal Works Studios). Additional engineering on 'Bright Lights' & 'Breathe Underwater' by Catherine Marks. Additional engineering on 'Bright Lights' by Neil Comber. 
Mixed by Alan Moulder at Assault & Battery Studio 1, London. Except 'Bright Lights' & 'The Never-Ending Why' mixed by Dave Bascombe in The Room, London. Additional mixing on 'Breathe Underwater' by Andy Savours at Assault & Battery Studios, London. Mix assistant: Darren Lawson. 
Mastered by John Davis at Metropolis Studios, London.
Guitar technician and keyboard programming by Bill Lloyd.
Drum technician by Allan Moffat. 

Recorded at Metal Works Studios, Toronto.
Additional recording on 2, 3, 6, 9, 10, 11, 13 at Assault & Battery Studios, London.
Additional recording on 4, 5, 6, 7, 9 at Strongroom Studios, London.
Strings recorded at Assault & Battery Studios, London.
Horns recorded at Metal Works Studios, Toronto.
Backing vocals recorded at Strongroom Studios, London.
Dimitri Tikovoi appears courtesy of 140db.

String appear on 3, 9, 10, 13:
String arrangement & Musical director - Fiona Brice
Violin 1: Deborah White, Natalia Bonner, Gillon Cameron. 
Violin 2: Kufu, Stephen Hussey, Gita Harcourt.
Viola: Emma Owens, Lydia Northcott, Fiona Leggat.
Cello: Vicky Matthews, Ian Burdge and Hellen Rathbone.

Horns appear on 4, 8, 13:
Horns arranged and conducted by Peter Cardinali
Trumpet and Piccolo performed by Steve McDade
Tenor Sax and Flute performed by John Johnson
Trombone performed by Terry Promane
Baritone performed by Perry White

Copyist - Richard Maslove 

Backing vocals appear on 4, 5, 7, 8, 9 by Hazel Fernandes and Valerie Etienne.

Package Design: Morning Breath Inc.
Photography: Joseph Llanes and Morning Breath Inc.
Additional Art Direction by Joseph Llanes and Thom Meredith