Placebo is music for outsiders, by outsiders and our gigs are like conventions of outcasts, which is cool.— Brian Molko
The most skyrocket Brian Molko quotes that will activate your desire to change
I guess the line between being paranoid and being a rock star is smaller than one would expect.
There is nothing more wonderful in life than seeing life as an adventure.
We should all try things that we're afraid of. We should all look very clearly into the unknown and enjoy it. Because when you come in contact with things that you really don't know, that's when you're truly living.
I want to be a better person. I want to be a stronger person. I want to be someone who hurts less.
Don't let small minded people dictate how you should look and be free.
I used to feel more straight for certain months and then just think about boys all the time I'm attracted to women who are very, very boyish. I'm not very big on big mammaries. I have a tendency to be attracted to very, very boyish girls. And usually very feminine men.
You lose so many material possessions being on the road.
You can't get too attached to stuff and you have to remember that people must never become possessions. People are spheres intersecting. You have to make sure that one sphere doesn't ever take over the other. Individuality is absolutely the most important thing
Good conversation turns me on. A connection between two people, a mental one first.
If Placebo was a drug, they would no doubt be pure heroin - dangerous, mysterious and totally addictive.
There's a hell of a lot of freedom in this rock and roll circus.
.. it's where all the freaks go - it's the environment for me.
I feel very comfortable with the way I look, and I feel very comfortable with the kind of confusion that it creates in people's minds.
Music has touched me deeply, sometimes to tears.
But at the same time it's been life-affirming, because I've been grateful for the fact that I'm alive and human and capable of being so moved.
I am very lustful. I am in this fortunate or unfortunate position being bisexual in that I have twice as many people to lust over. So i can get hard on tour. I dont think lust is a sin - People should have sex as much and in as many situations as possible. Then theyd be less uptight.
My mouth has a tendency to get me into trouble, but because I'm so small and I take on people who are lager than me. If someone punched me, I'd get my drummer beat them up.
I'm tired of being around men all the time.
I'm going to start a band called Skirt with three girls and I'll play the guitar and sing backing vocals in drag. I went window shopping when I was in New York, saw a lot of amazing dresses.
Well, the real sex organ is between the ears, not between the legs
I believe very strongly that when it comes to desire, when it comes to attraction, that things are never black and white, things are very much shades of grey.
Schizophrenic is the best word - I change from day to day.
I can be quite confusing. Indecisive, workaholic, and tired today.
Interviewer: [What do you get up to] In real time? Brian Molko: I go on Placebo sites and have a terrible time trying to convince fans it's actually me. No one ever believes it. I've spent about four hours, giving away intimate details about myself that I'd never tell a journalist, in an effort to prove that it's me.
Imitation is the highest form of flattery, but clones kind of get it wrong because we are promoting individuality and being proud of being yourself.
I used to fly off the handle in everyday life, but I'm a little calmer now.
I love being a freak. It's great!
I'd be interested in finding out if there is a light you walk into, and if you do meet people from your life and walk hand in hand with Jesus. I would hate for my death to be tragic: I'd like to be old when it happens. But hopefully a young death is unlikely.
We live in a strange bubble.
When every day became a hangover and when you look at yourself in the mirror and go 'I don't like how you're coming across to people.' and when every day just started to feel the same. After the 50th shag, it doesn't mean so much anymore.
Dresses, I find, are impractical in social situations, but I enjoy wearing them a great deal on stage.
Stef is officially the sexiest member of Placebo
Being so honest in my writing is cathartic.
Everybody is trying to be so trendy. I think not being trendy should be the next trend.
The more you'll dress up the more fun you'll have.
What's missing is the music. I'd like to rant on and on about the music, the mechanics of it. It's what I think about 90 per cent of the day. I don't think about getting high all the time. I guess I do think about sex a lot, though...
Names for bands lose their meaning after a little while.
They become a series of sounds that you associate with people in music, really. The most important thing about choosing a name for a band is if you can imagine forty-thousand people screaming it in unison.
I'm really bad with jokes. I would have to say Limp Bizkit.
I get given loads of rubbish. So, I have two Alanis Morissette records which I hide when anyone with taste calls around.
When people hear the word “beautiful”, they expect something to be pretty.
And for me that's not always necessarily the case, y'know.
I'd like to be more of a bad influence than a role model.
I'm getting lots of boys to wear eye-liner again which is good.
I think what you have to realise is that our generation is the first generation since its sexual awakening has come into the world and realised that sex can mean, ultimately, death. That has had a very serious effect on social morals and on the way people deal with each other. As we approach the millennium, people are getting more and more confused and contact is getting more and more sanitised, so there's a lot more mental games being played.
I believe people are still wonderful in hating.
They hate what they don't understand, they hate each other. No matter what anyone says, this world is still not a bit more tolerante than it was before.
I like the fact that people either think I'm incredibly gorgeous or flippin ugly.
I was always a bit of a loose cannon, then again I was always the artistic one: bit of a social misfit. I probably still am.
I'm continually surprised by the amount of people I wind up.
For many guys, I'm the faggot their girlfriend fancies.
The extreme side of my personality, which I chose to sort of display, was snowballing and getting a life of its own. It was like looking in a mirror and not recognising myself.
So, then you find yourself in a situation where you have to do things because they're on offer to you, because you don't have much self-respect left. You just can't say no, even to something that you've never done before. You just can't help yourself.
I don't seem to meet very many men I find attractive.
And usually when I meet them and develop crushes on them they are usually straight. So I end up having more relationships with women.
A lot of what has pushed me forward is desire, and I have expressed that in my songwriting - perhaps because it's safer!
I've always found music that is carnal very attractive but not in the most obvious way.
I’m not religious but I’m definitely very spiritual person.
I’ve always said that religion is for people who are scared of ending up in hell. Spirituality is for those who’ve already been there.
You would not like me if you knew me.
I had quite a religious upbringing. I gave my life over to Christ at 11. I took it back when I was about 14.