The Libertines
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The Libertines

Biography

The Libertines are an English rock band, formed in London in 1997 by frontmen Carl Barât (vocals/guitar) and Pete Doherty (vocals/guitar). The band, centred on the songwriting partnership of Barât and Doherty, has also included John Hassall (bass) and Gary ...

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Biography

The Libertines are an English rock band, formed in London in 1997 by frontmen Carl Barât (vocals/guitar) and Pete Doherty (vocals/guitar). The band, centred on the songwriting partnership of Barât and Doherty, has also included John Hassall (bass) and Gary Powell (drums) for most of its recording career. The band was part of the garage rock revival and spearheaded the movement in the UK.

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Gunga Din
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Don't Look Back Into the Sun
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Don't Look Back Into the Sun
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Heart Of The Matter
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Heart Of The Matter
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What Became Of The Likely Lads
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What Became Of The Likely Lads
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Can't Stand Me Now
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Can't Stand Me Now
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Time for Heroes
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Time for Heroes
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Vertigo
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Vertigo
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Fame And Fortune
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Fame And Fortune
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Match of the Day 2
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Later... with Jools Holland - Autumn 2015
Later... with Jools Holland - Autumn 2015
Phil Taggart's Ultimate Mixtape
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Past BBC Events

2015 Reading + Leeds
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Reading
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2015 Reading + Leeds

2015 Reading + Leeds

28 August 2015
2015 T in the Park
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Strathallan Castle
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2015 T in the Park

2015 T in the Park

10 July 2015
2015 Glastonbury
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
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2015 Glastonbury

2015 Glastonbury

26 June 2015
2003 Glastonbury
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
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2003 Glastonbury

27 June 2003

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The Libertines Biography

The Libertines are an English rock band, formed in London in 1997 by frontmen Carl Barât (vocals/guitar) and Pete Doherty (vocals/guitar). The band, centred on the songwriting partnership of Barât and Doherty, has also included John Hassall (bass) and Gary Powell (drums) for most of its recording career. The band was part of the garage rock revival and spearheaded the movement in the UK.

The band gained some notoriety in the early 2000s. Although their mainstream success was initially limited, their profile soon grew, culminating in a No. 2 single and No. 1 album on the UK Charts. In December 2004, their self-titled second album was voted the second best album of the year by NME magazine. The first two of their full-length LPs were produced by Mick Jones, of the British punk band The Clash.

In spite of their critical and commercial success, the band's music was often eclipsed by its internal conflicts, stemming from Doherty's addictions to crack cocaine and heroin, which eventually led to the breakup of the band. Doherty has since stated that the breakup of the band was due to relationship difficulties between Barât and himself that were not related to his drug addictions. The members of The Libertines went on to form new bands with varying degrees of success.

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