“There’s just something about the confidence with which he wears clothes,” explained the Irish designer backstage.“I mean he was walking round with bright red lipstick and a cropped mohair jumper, and it was just so easy.He wasn’t contrived or pretentious, it was just how he wanted to dress.
Or else how would he have gained so many ambitions, abilities to achieve the desired and such belief in himself? While living with Brian alone (Brian's elder brother stayed with his father after the divorce) she, being a religious person, tried to cultivate Brian's love to God and to different sorts of religious rituals.
TWO WEEKS AGO, PLACEBO'S AMERICAN PRESS agent accepted my offer of a date.
It happened like this: we were chatting on the phone, talking about Placebo's delirious, turbulent music--the way their first, self-titled album rings with the vigor and sexual thrust of youth, while their second, Without You I'm Nothing, is much more of a post-coital comedown, all bruised silences and echoing stairwells.
I replied that any band who could write a prurient three-minute spurt of unbridled lust like "Nancy Boy," corrupting a whole generation of teenagers in the process, was fine in my book. You might've heard their college hit, "Pure Morning"--which, according to Brian Molko, is "basically one big chorus, one big hook--relentless and driving. He did pass on this one gem to Placebo's Seattle fans, though... "I had a dream last night which I think was caused by seeing this film Sphere with Sharon Stone and Dustin Hoffman.
Also, in concert Placebo are excellent--it's enthralling, the way they thrive on confusion, innuendo, and glorious red noise like all the finest post-Pixies guitar-led bands. A., I'm in Seattle, and I'm leaving town for good shortly. I was dreaming that me and the band had crashed on a deserted planet somewhere, and the Aphex Twin were the soundtrack.