Without You I'm Nothing (song)

For the show tune, see Mr. Wonderful (musical).
"Without You I'm Nothing"
Single by Placebo featuring David Bowie
from the album Without You I'm Nothing
B-side Remixes of "Without You I'm Nothing"[1]
Released 16 August 1999 (1999-08-16)[1]
Format CD, 12" vinyl[1]
Genre Alternative rock
Length 4:16 (Single Mix)
4:08 (Album version)[1]
Label Virgin
Writer(s) Placebo (Steve Hewitt, Brian Molko and Stefan Olsdal)[1]
Producer(s) Steve Osborne[1]
Placebo chronology
"Every You Every Me"
"Without You I'm Nothing"
"Burger Queen Français"
David Bowie chronology
"I Can't Read"
"Without You I'm Nothing"
"Thursday's Child"

"Without You I'm Nothing" is a 1999 single by British alternative rock band Placebo. The title track of their second album, the single version featured additional vocals by David Bowie. The single reached number 79 on the French Singles Chart,.[2] and number 52 on the Australian ARIA singles chart.[3]

This song was also featured in an episode of Queer as Folk.

Live performance history

The song was a staple of the band's set list from the Without You I'm Nothing tour to the Sleeping with Ghosts tour. It was also performed during the latter legs of the Meds tour. The song returned to live shows during the band's UK tour in April 2012, but was not performed during the Summer leg of the tour.

Track listing

Enhanced CD (UK)
  1. "Without You I'm Nothing" (Single Mix) - 4:16[1]
  2. "Without You I'm Nothing" (UNKLE mix) - 5:08[1]
  3. "Without You I'm Nothing" (Flexirol mix) - 9:26[1]
  4. "Without You I'm Nothing" (BIR mix) - 10:53[1]
CD (Europe)
  1. "Without You I'm Nothing" (Single Mix) - 4:16
  2. "Without You I'm Nothing" (UNKLE mix) - 5:08
12" (UK)
  1. "Without You I'm Nothing" (UNKLE mix) - 5:08
  2. "Without You I'm Nothing" (Flexirol mix) - 9:26
  3. "Without You I'm Nothing" (BIR mix) - 10:53


  1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 "Placebo Featuring David Bowie - Without You I'm Nothing". Discogs. Retrieved 20 February 2011.
  2. "Placebo feat. David Bowie - Without You I'm Nothing (Chanson)" (in French). Lescharts.com. Retrieved 17 October 2008.
  3. Ryan, Gavin (2011). Australia's Music Charts 1988-2010. Mt. Martha, VIC, Australia: Moonlight Publishing.

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