Once More with Feeling: Singles 1996–2004

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Once More with Feeling: Singles 1996–2004
Once more with feeling album.jpg
Greatest hits album by
Released30 November 2004 (2004-11-30)
GenreAlternative rock
LabelAstralwerks, Hut
Placebo chronology
Once More with Feeling: Singles 1996–2004
Singles from Once More with Feeling
  1. "Protège-Moi"
    Released: 8 April 2004
  2. "Twenty Years"
    Released: 18 October 2004
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic4/5 stars[1]
BBC Musicfavourable[2]
Stylus MagazineA−[6]

Once More with Feeling: Singles 1996–2004 is a greatest hits album by English alternative rock band Placebo. It was released on 30 November 2004 by record label Hut to celebrate the band's tenth anniversary. It features their singles from 1996 to 2004 (the only omission being the band's debut single, "Come Home") as well as three new songs: "I Do", "Twenty Years", and "Protège-Moi", the last two of which were released as singles. The album is also available in DVD format, titled Once More with Feeling: Videos 1996–2004, featuring all of the band's music videos.

Release history[edit]

The limited edition of the album included a bonus remix disc featuring remixes by artists such as Timo Maas, UNKLE, and M83. There is also a limited edition bonus disc exclusive to the Mexican market which features remixes by Mexican artists.

This album has been released with the Copy Control protection system in some regions.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks are written by Placebo, except where noted.

1."36 Degrees"
2."Teenage Angst"
  • Campion
  • Molko
  • Olsdal
  • Schultzberg
3."Nancy Boy" (radio edit)
  • Campion
  • Molko
  • Olsdal
  • Schultzberg
4."Bruise Pristine"
  • Campion
  • Molko
  • Olsdal
  • Schultzberg
5."Pure Morning" (single edit) 3:59
6."You Don't Care About Us" 4:01
7."Every You Every Me" (single mix)
  • Campion
  • Placebo
8."Without You I'm Nothing" (single mix featuring David Bowie) 4:14
9."Taste in Men" (radio edit) 3:59
10."Slave to the Wage" (radio edit) 3:46
11."Special K" 3:50
12."Black-Eyed" 3:44
13."The Bitter End" 3:11
14."This Picture" 3:35
15."Special Needs" (edit) 3:29
16."English Summer Rain" (single version) 3:10
17."Protège-Moi" 3:14
18."I Do" 2:27
19."Twenty Years"
  • Campion
  • Placebo
Japanese bonus track
20."Where Is My Mind? (XFM Live Version)" 
Limited edition bonus remix CD
1."Special K (Timo Maas Remix)"7:30
2."Without You I'm Nothing (Unkle Remix)"5:07
3."Every You Every Me (Infected by the Scourge of the Earth Mix)"3:57
4."Protège-Moi (M83 Remix)"3:19
5."Slave to the Wage (I Can't Believe It's a Remix)"3:29
6."Pure Morning (Les Rythmes Digitales Remix)"5:38
7."Taste in Men (Alpinestars Kamikaze Skimix)"4:36
8."Black-Eyed (Placebo vs. Le Vibrator Mix)"5:10
9."English Summer Rain (Freelance Hellraiser Remix)"3:40
10."This Picture (Junior Sanchez Remix)"5:55

Once More with Feeling: Videos 1996–2004[edit]

Once More with Feeling: Videos 1996–2004
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Video by
Released14 December 2004
GenreAlternative rock
Placebo chronology
Soulmates Never Die (Live in Paris 2003)
Once More with Feeling: Videos 1996–2004
Meds (Special Edition)

Once More with Feeling: Videos 1996–2004 was released in 2004 and features the band's music videos.

Track listing[edit]

Once More with Feeling: Videos 1996–2004
1."36 Degrees" (directed by Chris Cunningham) 
2."Teenage Angst" (directed by Trevor Robinson) 
3."Nancy Boy" (directed by Howard Greenhalgh) 
4."Bruise Pristine" (directed by Howard Greenhalgh) 
5."Pure Morning" (directed by Nick Gordon) 
6."You Don't Care About Us" (directed by John Hillcoat) 
7."Every You Every Me" (directed by Matthew Amos) 
8."Without You I'm Nothing (ft. David Bowie)" 
9."Taste in Men" (directed by Barbara McDonough) 
10."Slave to the Wage" (directed by Howard Greenhalgh) 
11."Special K" (directed by Howard Greenhalgh) 
12."Black-Eyed" (directed by Vanessa Jopp) 
13."The Bitter End" (directed by Howard Greenhalgh) 
14."This Picture" (directed by Howard Greenhalgh) 
15."Special Needs" (directed by Paul Gore) 
16."English Summer Rain" (directed by Grégoire Pinard) 
17."Protège-moi (Live video)" (directed by Russel Thomas) 
Bonus features
1."Twenty Years" (video)4:19
2."Care in the Community documentary"37:00
3."Spite & Malice Placebo ft. Justin Warfield (Live at Reading Festival 2000)"3:51
4."Twentieth Century Boy Placebo ft. David Bowie (Live at the Brit Awards 1999)"3:50
5."Nancy Boy" (live show visual)4:17
6."Peeping Tom" (live show visual)5:54
7."Soulmates - Live in Paris DVD trailer"1:57
8."English Summer Rain (Live Video)"3:10

Chart positions[edit]

  • #1 - Mexico
  • #4 - Switzerland
  • #8 - UK
  • #8 - Austria
  • #8 - Italy
  • #12 - Portugal
  • #14 - Germany
  • #30 - Australia


Region Certification Certified units/sales
France (SNEP)[7] 2× Gold 200,000*
Germany (BVMI)[8] Platinum 200,000^
Mexico (AMPROFON)[9] Gold 50,000^
United Kingdom (BPI)[10] Platinum 300,000^
Europe (IFPI)[11] Platinum 1,000,000*

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

Production credits[edit]


  1. ^ MacKenzie Wilson. "Once More with Feeling: Singles 1996-2004". Allmusic. Retrieved 5 March 2012.
  2. ^ Jaime Gill (25 March 2003). "Placebo Once More With Feeling (The Singles) Review". bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 5 March 2012.
  3. ^ Glastetter, Jason. "Placebo: Once More With Feeling". Kludge. Archived from the original on 5 February 2005. Retrieved 9 December 2009.
  4. ^ Linda Serck (25 October 2004). "Placebo - Once More With Feeling: Singles 1996-2005". musicOMH. Retrieved 5 March 2012.
  5. ^ John Bergstrom (15 December 2004). "Placebo: Once More with Feeling: The Singles 1996-2004". PopMatters. Retrieved 15 August 2011.
  6. ^ Mark Edwards (3 November 2004). "Placebo - Once More With Feeling". Stylus Magazine. Retrieved 15 August 2011.
  7. ^ "French album certifications – Placebo – Once More with Feeling" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved 3 June 2019.
  8. ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank (Placebo; 'Once More with Feeling: Singles 1996–2004')" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie.
  9. ^ "Certificaciones" (in Spanish). Asociación Mexicana de Productores de Fonogramas y Videogramas. Retrieved 3 June 2019. Type Placebo in the box under the ARTISTA column heading and Once More with Feeling: Singles 1996–2004 in the box under TÍTULO
  10. ^ "British album certifications – Placebo – ONCE MORE WITH FEELING - SINGLES". British Phonographic Industry. Select albums in the Format field. Select Platinum in the Certification field. Type ONCE MORE WITH FEELING - SINGLES in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.
  11. ^ "IFPI Platinum Europe Awards – 2011". International Federation of the Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 22 October 2012.

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