Ashtray Heart

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"Ashtray Heart"
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Single by Placebo
from the album Battle for the Sun
B-side"Fuck U"
Released21 September 2009
FormatCD, digital download
Recorded2008
GenreAlternative rock
LabelPIAS
Writer(s)Steven Ludwin, Brian Molko, Jordan Page
Producer(s)David Bottrill
Dimitri Tikovoi
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, with "The Never-Ending Why" being released in these two countries a week prior (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 | edit source]

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 | edit source]

Chart Peak
position
Polish Radio Chart 4

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Placebo / News". Placeboworld.co.uk. Archived from the original on 20 February 2012. Retrieved 2012-01-14. 

External links[edit | edit source]

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