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Placebo: Empress Ballroom, Blackpool

Simon Price, The Independent, 9 April 2006

"I WAS CONFUSED by the birds and the bees", the Lilliputian, Luxembourgeois leader of Placebo sings, beneath the gilded plaster of Paris of the 110-year-old Empress Ballroom, and you realise how little has changed during the latter tenth of that period.

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