Babyshambles are an English indie rock band established in London. The band was formed by Pete Doherty (lead vocals, rhythm guitar) during a hiatus from his former band The Libertines, but Babyshambles has since become his main project. As of 2012 the band includes Mick Whitnall (lead guitar) Drew McConnell (bass guitar, backing vocals) and Jamie Morrison (drums, percussion). Babyshambles has released two albums Down in Albion (2005) and Shotter's Nation (2007), three EPs and a number of singles.
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Shotter's Nation 2007
Reviewed by Sonja D'Cruze
Pete's slight return-to-form album. Guess what the songs are about?
Down In Albion 2005
Reviewed by Matt Fernand
On paper it's a terrible record. The thing is, it isn't terrible at all. It's superb.