Babyshambles Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

7th February 2012

Fact: British rocker Pete Doherty reunited with his former Babyshambles bandmate Gemma Clarke onstage in London on Sunday night (05Feb12). He was joined by Clarke, who quit the band in 2005, during the encore at his Nambucca bar acoustic show. Clarke works at the venue.

4th August 2009

Fact: Lyrics about London written by Madness frontman Suggs, Babyshambles singer Pete Doherty and Small Faces are to be used in a promotional campaign for the British capital's underground train service, also known as the Tube.

19th March 2009

Fact: Italy's Rock In Idro festival is set to be a big reunion feast - both Limp Bizkit and Faith No More have been added to the line-up. Babyshambles, Social Distortion, Gogol Bordello and THE All-American Rejects have already been confirmed for the weekend festival in Milan (12-14Jun09).

6th March 2009

Fact: A rock supergroup consisting of members of the Arctic Monkeys, Babyshambles and Reverend and The Makers are to give away their debut album for free before the disc hits the shops. Mongrel's first CD, BETTER THAN HEAVY, will be handed out with Britain's The Independent newspaper on Saturday (07Mar09).

4th February 2009

Fact: Babyshambles rocker Pete Doherty is to give a talk to students at the prestigious Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland on Friday (04Feb09). He will follow in the footsteps of past speakers, including Oscar Wilde, DRACULA author BRAM STOKER and actress Helen Mirren.

8th November 2008

Fact: British rocker Pete Doherty is dating an Amy Winehouse lookalike. The Babyshambles frontman was snapped out in London earlier this week (ends07Nov08) enjoying a kiss with a mystery brunette who bore an uncanny resemblance to Doherty's troubled pal.

3rd September 2008

Fact: Superproducer Mark Ronson and Babyshambles frontman Pete Doherty are set to team up to celebrate 30 years of fashion label Diesel. They will both perform at the celebratory gig in London next month (Oct08).

27th August 2008

Fact: Babyshambles frontman Pete Doherty is set to premiere his new autobiographical film at a porn theatre in Graz, Austria on Thursday (28Aug08). The tell-all documentary will reportedly explore his relationships with supermodel Kate Moss and troubled singer Amy Winehouse.

10th July 2008

Quote: "It wouldn't surprise me if they split." British rocker CARL BARAT predicts the end of former bandmate Pete Doherty's Babyshambles career.

30th May 2008

Fact: Troubled rocker Pete Doherty has played a secret gig with Sting's daughter COCO. The Babyshambles frontman played drums for the singer - real name ELIOT PAULINE STYLER SUMNER - during a concert in London on Thursday (29May08) night.

13th May 2008

Quote: "Everyone was on me - not physically, just general attention. It was quite hard work. Constant shouting: 'Pete, is Kate Moss a good shag? Give us a song'." Troubled Babyshambles star and former boyfriend of British supermodel Kate Moss, Pete Doherty, gives an insight to his time inside London prison Wormwood Scrubs. He was released last Tuesday (06May08) after serving 29 days of a 14 weeks sentence.

28th February 2008

Fact: Babyshambles frontman Pete Doherty is to play his most high profile solo show to date later this year (08). The rocker will perform at English music festival Glastonbury in June (08).

18th February 2008

Fact: Tickets for Pete Doherty's forthcoming solo gig at London's Royal Albert Hall sold out within 20 minutes of going on sale. The show, which is scheduled for 26 April (08), will be the biggest solo show the Babyshambles frontman has ever played.

4th December 2007

Fact: Amy Winehouse received an unexpected visitor in the early hours of Tuesday (04Dec07) morning. Babyshambles frontman Pete Doherty arrived at the singer's Bow, East London, home at 4am carrying his guitar.

29th November 2007

Fact: The British supergroup which recorded a track for homeless charity Crisis earlier this year (07) are set to reunite for a one-off gig. Graham Coxon, Supergrass, Babyshambles, DREW MCCONNELL and members of New Young Pony Club are among those set to perform at the gig at London's Roundhouse on 02 March next year (08).

5th November 2007

Fact: Beth Ditto, The Enemy and Babyshambles star DREW MCDONALD are forming a supergroup called CRISIS in a bid to tackle homelessness in the U.K.

1st October 2007

Fact: The scantily-clad image of catwalk star Kate Moss on the cover of Babyshambles' new album SHOTTER'S NATION has been scrapped - the British beauty has been replaced by an unknown model after Moss' split from the band's frontman Pete Doherty in July (07).

6th August 2007

Fact: British rockers Babyshambles reunited with their original guitarist PATRICK WALDEN at a gig in London on Friday (03Aug07). Walden left the Pete Doherty-fronted band in 2005.

3rd July 2007

Quote: "There's that expression - a rolling stone gathers no moss. Well, Pete Doherty gathered a bit of MOSS, didn't he?" QUEENS OF THE STONE AGES star Josh Homme on the Babyshambles star's high profile relationship with British supermodel Kate Moss.

14th December 2006

Quote: "He's marginally talented, but not anywhere as good as me. If he wasn't f**king a supermodel, no one... would give a s**t about him." Noel Gallagher on Babyshambles frontman Pete Doherty.

20th September 2006

Quote: "He's such an intelligent man. I completely understand, I just understand." The Who star Pete Townshend can relate to the erratic behaviour of Babyshambles frontman PETE DOHERTY.

23rd August 2006

Quote: "The number 38 bus. It goes from Piccadilly through to Essex Road and beyond." Babyshambles frontman Pete Doherty reveals the most bizarre place he has ever had sex.

15th May 2006

Fact: Troubled British rocker Pete Doherty delighted German fans when he turned up at a re-scheduled Babyshambles gig - in drag. The singer sported a floral dress and bobbed wig during the Cologne show this weekend (13MAY06).

13th November 2005

Quote: <p>"I never like to be disrespectful to the elderly, and she is knocking on a bit, despite all that surgery." Babyshambles frontman Pete Doherty on why he refuses to hit back at rock matriarch Sharon Osbourne's open dislike for him. </p>


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