The Libertines

Biography

It's neigh impossible to compile the actual Libertines biography since the whole history of their formation is based - as most things about them - on rumours, vague presumptions or myths. Actually we think that everyone should fantasize about them and put together his or her own band bio according to these myths (see our myths section). But we still tried to piece together some kind of story here that sounds romantic and yet sensible at times. So read on.

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The Libertines promise 'special' release

22nd July 2014 -

 News

The Libertines wants to do something ''more special'' than a new album.The reunited 'I Get Along' group have been writing new material together, but they want to do something different to a regular release.Drummer Gary...

The Libertines' Highly Praised Hyde Park Gig Interrupted By Surging Fans

7th July 2014 -

 News

The Libertines' first reunion gig on English soil got off to a rocky start when overzealous fans surged towards the stage whilst the band performed at the British Summer Time gig in Hyde Park, London....

The Libertines Announce Alexandra Palace September 27th And 28th 2014

7th July 2014 -

 Press

Prior to their triumphant appearance at Hyde Park, in front of a sold out crowd of 65,000 fans, the Libertines announced they will be headlining two shows at Alexandra Palace in London on the 27th...

The Libertines Bring Back The Good Old Days At London Hyde Park Reunion Show

6th July 2014 -

 News

The Libertines were reunited last night in front of a packed crowd in London’s Hyde Park, delivering a hit filled set in front of thousands of eager fans.Time for heroes? The Libertines are backArriving on...

The Libertines Reunite For Hits-Laden Hyde Park Warm Up In Glasgow

30th June 2014 -

 News

The Libertines reunited over the weekend for a high energy show in Glasgow, as warm up for their massive reunion show at Hyde Park next weekend. The band, Pete Doherty, Carl Barat, bass player...

Alex Turner To "Dust Off Tunic" For The Libertines Reunion Shows

25th June 2014 -

 News

Alex Turner said he would ‘relish’ the opportunity to see the newly-reformed Libertines perform live - suggesting he might even ‘knock the dust off his old tunic’ in support of the indie icons. Both Turner...

The Libertines Announce Live Show At Glasgow Barrowland On Sunday June 29th 2014

28th May 2014 -

 Press

The Libertines have announced they will be playing at Glasgow Barrowland on Sunday June 29th as a warm-up for their headlining shows at Barclaycard British Summer Time at Hyde Park on Saturday 5th July and...

Head To Europe This Year For The Best Summer Festival Experiences!

23rd May 2014 -

 News

We've been seriously pushing US and UK music festivals this year but, it has to be said, there's nowhere quite like Europe.The continent is home to some of the most unique music events in the...

The Libertines' Hyde Park Gig Opposed By Hyde Park Residents

26th April 2014 -

 News

Carl Barat has issued a pragmatic response to those opposing The Libertines’ comeback gig at Hyde Park in early July. “If people are concerned about noise they shouldn't have moved to Hyde Park,” he said....

The Libertines Announce headline Show Hyde Park on 5th July 2014

25th April 2014 -

 Press

Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park: 4th - 13th July 2014In another coup for the event of the summer, one more huge headliner is announced for Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park.This time...

The Libertines To Reform for Big Money Hyde Park Show?

22nd April 2014 -

 News

The Libertines look set to reunite for a gig at Hyde Park, following a post on the band's official Facebook page. Singer Pete Doherty also gave a recent interview in which he said he planned...

Carl Barat forms new band The Jackals

9th April 2014 -

 News

Carl Barat has announced his first gig with his band The Jackals. The former Libertines man recruited the group via Facebook, after posting an advert for a drummer, bass player and rhythm guitarist, and receiving...

Barat Reveals Stolen Jacket Was Dad's

5th January 2011 -

 News

British rocker CARL BARAT hopes his father doesn't read his autobiography - or this story - because THE LIBERTINES star has never officially told his dad he stole his favourite leather jacket.The coat - once...

Carl Barat To Be A Dad

6th August 2010 -

 News

Carl Barat is to become a father.The Libertines frontman's girlfriend Edie Langley is expecting her first child with the rocker later this year and it is believed the new arrival will be a boy.A friend...

The Libertines' Gary Powell reveals details of new band, The Invasion Of...

28th July 2010 -

 Press

Libertines and Dirty Pretty Things drummer Gary Powell has announced details of a brand new project he is working on called The Invasion Of...The 5 piece, completed by Andre Bayuni, Julian Bayuni, Neil Montier and...

Pete Doherty 'Broke'

18th May 2010 -

 News

Pete Doherty is "completely broke".The Babyshambles rocker - who has a history of drug addiction - has reportedly been forced to rent a flat in Camden, north London, to save money, while performing low-key acoustic...

Pete Doherty's £500k Blood Paintings

13th May 2007 -

 News

A collection of artwork by Pete Doherty featuring the singer's own blood is to go on sale in London next week.The controversial Babyshambles frontman could make 500,000 from the sale of 14 paintings and several...

Doherty: 'I Was A Gay Rent Boy And Drug Dealer'

17th April 2005 -

 News

Troubled rocker PETE DOHERTY has shocked fans by boasting he worked as a homosexual prostitute and drug dealer to fuel his drug addictions, before he shot to fame in his former band THE LIBERTINES....

Doherty's Drug Addiction Ruined Libertines Album, Says Butler

1st April 2005 -

 News

Drugs turned PETE DOHERTY into a "lazy f**k" who disliked criticism during the recording of THE LIBERTINES' eponymous second album - according to original producer BERNARD BUTLER. Former SUEDE guitarist Butler, who had...

Keane's Oxley: 'Libertines Are Middle-Class Liars'

22nd December 2004 -

 News

KEANE star TIM RICE-OXLEY has accused THE LIBERTINES of lying about their "rough background" to improve their rock and roll image. The BEDSHAPED pianist and his bandmate TOM CHAPLIN went drinking with Libertines stars...

The Libertines - What Became of the Likely Lads

27th October 2004 -

 Review

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The Libertines - What Became of the Likely Lads - Video Streams

25th October 2004 -

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The Libertines - The Libertines

1st September 2004 -

 Review

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The Libertines - Can't Stand Me Now

5th August 2004 -

 Review

Morrissey And The Strokes Fight Fascism In London

31st May 2004 -

 News

Rockers MORRISSEY and THE STROKES are among the big names who've signed an anti-fascist petition in London - in a bid to keep extremist party the BRITISH NATIONAL PARTY (BNP) out of office. Musicians...

The Libertines - Don't Look Back Into the Sun (Rough Trade)

18th September 2003 -

 Review

The Libertines, Don’t Look Back Into the...

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ello jus wanted 2 say that the libertines are by far the greatest band in the universe.pull ya act together pete an start making heart stoping music again with the people that really matter.xxxxxxxxxxxLEGENDSxxxxxxxxxxxx

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