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Carl Barat Vows Never To Talk About The Libertines Again

British rocker Carl Barat has sensationally vowed never to talk about his former band The Libertines ever again because he is determined to put the past behind him and move on.The musician reunited the group...

The Libertines Have 'No Future'

Carl Barat says there is "no future" for The Libertines. The 'What a Waster' group ignited fans hopes of a full scale reunion after they played two festival shows at Reading and Leeds in the...

Pete Doherty To Launch Fashion Line

Pete Doherty is launching his own clothing collection. The former boyfriend of supermodel Kate Moss is collaborating with French label The Kooples on a line for men and women which is set to include blazers,...

Carl Barat Kills Off The Libertines Reunion Rumours

Carl Barat has cast doubt on re-joining his former The Libertines bandmate Pete Doherty for a permanent reunion - insisting the "curtain is falling" on the cult British band.Barat and Doherty reunited in 2010, six...

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British rocker Carl Barat is to play a low-key gig in a tiny London pub for 50 competition winners. The Libertines star is giving away 25 pairs of tickets to winners of an email raffle....

Carl Barat Silences The Libertines Glastonbury Gig Gossip

British rocker Carl Barat has denied reports his cult band The Libertines will be returning to the music scene to play at Britain's Glastonbury festival in June (11).The group, which includes troubled musician Pete Doherty...

The Libertines To Play Glastonbury

The Libertines are to reunite at the Glastonbury Festival this summer.The British indie band - fronted by Carl Barat and Pete Doherty - reformed to play the 2010 Reading and Leeds Festivals for their first...

Barat Reveals Stolen Jacket Was Dad's

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...

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"I collect items from the Spanish Civil War - flags and patches and so on... I get them out when I'm drunk and show people. I've also got a big mug collection." THE LIBERTINES star...

Barat Is A Father

THE LIBERTINES frontman CARL BARAT has become a first-time father - his girlfriend gave birth to a baby boy over the festive period.The rocker and his partner Edie Langley welcomed their son between Christmas and...

Carl Barat Welcomes Baby Eli

Carl Barat has become a father for the first time. The 32-year-old musician confirmed on twitter his girlfriend Edie Langley gave birth to a boy named Eli over the festive period. He wrote on his...

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"How will I spend Christmas? Well, I'm having a baby so I don't know. Maybe we'll end up spending it in a manger. Or a maternity ward. She's due around Christmas Day. I'll probably be...

Carl Barat Predicts Festive Baby Arrival

Carl Barat thinks his baby will be born on Christmas Day (25.12.10).The Libertines rocker's girlfriend Edie Langley is currently expecting the couple's first child and the singer is anticipating a double celebration.He said: "How will...

Helen Mirren More Scared To Take Career Risks

Dame Helen Mirren thinks she has got more "frightened" as she has gold older.The 65-year-old actress says she has grown increasingly less inclined to take risks with her career because she needs the security that...

Pete Doherty Planning To Ask Carl To Help Write Tracks

Pete Doherty may ask his former Libertines bandmate Carl Barat to help him finish writing new songs. The 'Last Of the English Roses' singer admitted he is having trouble finishing tracks for his latest album...

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"I was outside a venue in L.A. and three girls said, 'Can you write Libertine on our arms, so we can get them tattooed?' After the gig, they were outside with their dad - who...

Carl Barat Not A Jewellery Fan

Carl Barat finds it "difficult" to wear jewellery.The singer - whose Libertines bandmate Pete Doherty recently launched his own jewellery line - admits he isn't a huge fan of over-the-top accessories and tries his best...

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Rapper TINIE TEMPAH is following in the footsteps of singer WILL YOUNG and LIBERTINES rocker CARL BARAT by making a speech at England's prestigious Oxford University. The star will talk to students on Sunday (31Oct10)...

Jewellery Designer Pete Doherty

Pete Doherty has launched a luxury jewellery collection.The Libertines rocker - who is known for his unique style - has developed his "obsession" with antiques and trinkets into a 15-piece line of rings, chains, cufflinks...

Carl Barat's Break-up Songs

Carl Barat's solo album is a "break-up" record.The 'Can't Stand Me Now' singer says his self-titled LP was written to address the aftermath of the ending of his bands The Libertines - who briefly reunited...

Carl Barat Broke 'Indie-stasis'

Carl Barat had to break out of his "indie-stasis" to write his solo album. The Libertines co-frontman - who reunited with his former bandmates to perform at the Reading and Leeds festivals in the UK...

Pete Doherty Charged With Cocaine Possession

Pete Doherty has been charged with cocaine possession today (28.09.10).The Libertines rocker was formally handed the charge of having the Class A drug on his person when answering bail at a London police station.Doherty was...

Carl Barat Still A Libertine

Carl Barat is adamant The Libertines will continue and that there is "life in the old dog yet". The band's co-frontman said he is sure the recently reunited group will continue past their triumphant reunion...

'Defining Band Of Summer' The Libertines

The Libertines have been named the defining band of the summer in a new poll.The British indie rockers' reunion at Reading and Leeds festivals at the end of August was voted as 2010's Defining Festival...

Barat Confirms Girlfriend's Pregnancy

THE LIBERTINES rocker CARL BARAT is set for a very special Christmas - he will become a first-time father in December (10).The British star, who is preparing to release his debut solo album in October...

Libertines To Record Again?

Carl Barat says The Libertines may record new songs. Following the group's reunion shows at the Reading and Leeds festival at the end of August, co-frontman Carl hopes they can continue in some form, although...

Barat Thanks Fans For 'Special' Libertines Reunion

THE LIBERTINES rocker CARL BARAT has thanked fans for their support after the band's triumphant festival reunion last weekend (27-29Aug10).The British group reformed to play at the Reading and Leeds festivals in the U.K. after...

Amy Winehouse's Pete Housemate

Amy Winehouse has invited Pete Doherty to live with her.The 'Rehab' singer has reportedly told her close friend he could move into her new house in Camden, north London, because he needs a base in...

Crush Forces Libertines Off Stage Again

THE LIBERTINES were forced to halt their festival set for the second night in a row on Saturday (28Aug10) - when several revellers got crushed and trampled during the frenetic performance.The cult British band reformed...

Crush Forces Libertines Off Stage Again

THE LIBERTINES were forced to halt their festival set for the second night in a row on Saturday (28Aug10) - when several revellers got crushed and trampled during the frenetic performance.The cult British band reformed...

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