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The Lead Singer of Placebo | Brian Molko

Updated on December 12, 2014

Brian Molko, Lead Singer of Placebo

Brian Molko is the lead singer of the band Placebo which is an indie band that was formed in London, England. This page has Brian Molko's biography, memorable quotes, fun facts about Brian, Placebo music videos to watch, pics, paraphrenilia, free music to listen to, etc.

Brian is also the songwriter and guitarist of the Placebo. He uses honest lyrics about life issues, and the music his band creates tends to have a pleasant dark feel to it. He is as genuine in person as he is in his music.

Photo taken by by Nirazilla.
Photo taken by by Nirazilla.

Quick Facts about Brian Molko

Fun Facts:

*In 2005, Kerrang! magazine named him the 4th sexiest rock star.

*In October 2005, his first child, Cody, was born.


*He says Placebo probably would not have existed if it weren't for the band the Sonic Youth.

*Some of Placebo's best-known songs are "Nancy Boy", "Pure Morning", "Every You Every Me", and "Infra-Red".

Early Life:

*On his childhood, he said, "I was a very frustrated, lonely and anti-social young man. I felt very alienated and very bored as well."

*His father was an American of French-Italian heritage and his mother was Scottish. His father was a banker and wanted him to become a banker as well.

*He left the European School of Luxembourg because he was bullied. He later went to the American International School of Luxembourg (AISL) then studied drama at Goldsmiths College in London.

*He was born on December 10, 1972, in Brussels, Belgium.

*During his childhood, his family moved frequently. He is fluent in French because he spent part of his childhood living in Luxembourg.

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      FallenAngel 483 5 years ago

      So lovely to see Brian has his own lens. I met him once and he was polite, friendly and sweet :)

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      jumesbond lm 5 years ago

      @SilmarwenLinwelin: You're very welcome. :)

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      jumesbond lm 5 years ago

      @anonymous: Thanks! Glad you like it!

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Great lens!

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      SilmarwenLinwelin 6 years ago

      I love Bri! He's such an inspirational, unconventional artist! Thanks for the lens!