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Single by Placebo
from the album Black Market Music
Released 2001
Genre Alternative rock
Label Virgin
Placebo singles chronology
"Special K"
"The Bitter End"

"Black-Eyed" is a song by English alternative rock band Placebo. It was released as a single from their third studio album, 2000's Black Market Music. The song tells the story of a character with a troubled childhood, bitterly affecting their development: "I'm forever black-eyed/A product of a broken home".

The official music video includes scenes from the 2001 German film Engel & Joe.[citation needed]

Live performance history[edit]

The song was played throughout the Black Market Music and Sleeping With Ghosts tours. It has made intermittent appearances on the Meds and Battle for the Sun tours at shows in the earlier legs of said tours. The song is also being performed as part of the band's 2012 tour.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Black-Eyed"
  2. "Pure Morning (MBV Remix)"
  3. "Black-Eyed (Le Vibrator Remix)"

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