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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...

Libertines Festival Set Halted Over Safety Fears

THE LIBERTINES' hotly-anticipated set at Britain's Leeds Festival on Friday night (27Aug10) was stopped after just three songs amid concerns revellers would be crushed in the mayhem.The cult band recently reformed after six years apart...

Chantelle 'Aches' For Preston

Chantelle admits her "heart aches" for ex-husband Preston. The blonde model - who was married to the Ordinary Boys singer for nine months in 2006 before divorcing in 2007 - admits reuniting with her ex...

Libertines Ponder Permanent Reunion

The Libertines will decide after Reading and Leeds whether they will reunite full time. Carl Barat - who fronts the indie rockers alongside Pete Doherty - said everything rests on how the UK band's first...

Libertines Eyeing Permanent Reunion

Rockers THE LIBERTINES might be back for good - the cult band is considering making its reunion permanent.The British group split in 2004 after a series of bust-ups between frontmen Pete Doherty and Carl Barat...

Pete Doherty To Sing For Carl

Pete Doherty is set to sing on Carl Barat's debut solo album.The pair recently reunited their band, The Libertines - putting their differences, which originally caused the group's end - behind them, and Carl is...

Libertines Fan Bids $30,000 For Reunion Ticket

A fan of cult British rock band THE LIBERTINES has bid a massive $30,000 (£20,000) for a ticket to their reunion show later this month (Aug10).The group split in 2004 as frontman Pete Doherty battled...

Barat Releasing Memoir

THE LIBERTINES star CARL BARAT is putting pen to paper to tell all about his life as a rocker in an upcoming memoir.The British singer was a founding member of the now-defunct Dirty Pretty Things...

Carl Barat Announces Solo Album

Carl Barat has announced the details of his debut solo album. The Libertines co-frontman - who is to play the band's first full gig in six years later in the month - will release both...

The Libertines Announce Warm-up Gig Details

The Libertines will play their first full gig since 2004 on August 25.The 'Up The Bracket' rockers - who are reforming later in the month at the high-profile Reading and Leeds festivals - will perform...

Libertines Confirm Comeback Show

Cult British band THE LIBERTINES are to return to the scene of their greatest triumph for a hotly-anticipated comeback show.The rockers split in 2004 after frontmen Pete Doherty and Carl Barat fell out over Doherty's...

Carl Barat To Be A Dad

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...

Libertines Get New Look

The Libertines will unveil a new image at their Reading and Leeds Festival gigs later this month.The British rockers - who split in 2004 shortly after firing troubled co-frontman Pete Doherty over his drug use...

Gary Powell's 'Leap Of Faith'

Gary Powell has revealed setting up new band The Invasion Of... was "a leap of faith".The Libertines drummer - who is to reunite with his former bandmates Carl Barat, Pete Doherty and John Hassall for...

Libertines To Perform Festival Warm-up

The Libertines are to play an intimate London gig as a festival warm-up.The British rockers - who split in 2004 shortly after firing troubled co-frontman Pete Doherty over his drug use - will take to...

Bob Dylan Plays Hop Farm

Bob Dylan performed his only UK show of the year on Saturday (03.07.10).The veteran singer headlined the Hop Farm festival in Kent, South East England, delighting thousands of fans - across several generations - with...

Barat Goes Solo

CARL BARAT has disappointed fans who were hoping THE LIBERTINES' reunion would be permanent - the British rocker will go solo after the band's comeback gigs this summer (10).The group, fronted by Barat and Pete...

Pete Doherty 'Broke'

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 Unveils New Babyshambles?

Pete Doherty unveiled a new Babyshambles line-up this week confusing fans as to the group's current status. 'Last Of The English Roses' singer Pete was due to play a solo show in London on Tuesday...

Babyshambles Dismiss Split Rumours

British rockers BABYSHAMBLES have assured fans the band will not split now frontman PETE DOHERTY has rejoined THE LIBERTINES.The troubled rocker was kicked out of The Libertines in 2004 after his spiralling drug habit lead...

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