Ashtray Heart

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"Ashtray Heart"
Single by Placebo
from the album Battle for the Sun
B-side "Fuck U"
Released 21 September 2009
Format CD, digital download
Recorded 2008
Genre Alternative rock
Label PIAS
Writer(s) Brian Molko
Producer(s) David Bottrill
Placebo singles chronology
"The Never-Ending Why"
(2009)
"Ashtray Heart"
(2009)
"Bright Lights"
(2010)

"Ashtray Heart" is the third official single from Placebo's sixth studio album, Battle for the Sun. It was released in all of Europe, except for the United Kingdom and Norway, while "The Never-Ending Why" was released in these countries a week before, on 14 September 2009.[1]

The B-side song "Fuck U" is a cover of a song by electro/alternative rock band Archive. The B-side song "Hardly Wait" is a cover of a PJ Harvey song.

"Ashtray Heart" was also the name of the band that would become Placebo. Ashtray Heart was a duo consisted of Molko and Olsdal, before they decided to try out as a serious band and began the search for a drummer.

Track listing[edit]

CD single
  1. "Ashtray Heart"
  2. "Fuck U" (Archive cover)
  3. "Hardly Wait" (PJ Harvey cover)
  4. "For What It's Worth" (Losers Maximal Techmix)
iTunes digital download
  1. "Ashtray Heart"
  2. "Fuck U" (Archive cover)
  3. "Hardly Wait" (PJ Harvey cover)
  4. "For What It's Worth" (Losers Maximal Techmix)
  5. "Ashtray Heart" (Video)

Charts[edit]

Chart Peak
position
Polish Radio Chart 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Placebo / News". Placeboworld.co.uk. Retrieved 2012-01-14. 

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