Articles Tagged 'The Libertines'

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WATCH: Pulp and the Reunion Documentaries of Britpop

Yesterday, the trailer was released for the new documentary Pulp: a Film About Life, Death and Supermarkets, in which one of Britain’s finest bands gets back together, goes on the road and plays some very emotional shows, not least in their hometown of Sheffield. Pulp being the awkward cusses they are, the movie also features […]

The Brit List: 10 Great British Songs About New York

What? They’re are all great, OK? We didn’t just use the word because it’s a pun on Great Britain or anything. I’m actually standing here before you, hand on heart, and saying these songs by Hello, Thom Yorke, Sting and the Libertines are all of equal worth, and they’re all, to a greater or lesser […]

Music Roundup: Are the Libertines Are Over?

In the new issue of NME, Carl Barat reveals that the future of The Libertines isn’t looking too bright. Barat tells the magazine that while he and longtime bandmate Pete Doherty are in touch via sporadic phone calls, they are far from being on the same page. And the fact that Doherty was a no-show […]

Beyonce Confirmed for Glastonbury, Libertines Still a Question Mark

In this week’s music roundup, we highlighted reports that Beyoncé would follow in her husband Jay-Z‘s footsteps and headline Britain’s biggest music festival. But, as BBC News reports, today (February 11) she and her record company made it official. The “Single Ladies” singer will indeed bring her buoyant live show to Glastonbury this summer. “I’m […]

Pete Doherty Debuts New Blog and Website

Pete Doherty goes hi-tech? What? According to NME, the Babyshambles and former Libertines scalawag has a new blog and website to share with his legions of fans. Albionrooms.com is still in its early stages — its present front page is quite lovely, complete with a ivy-covered brick building that’s seemingly aglow with the morning sunshine. […]

Anglo For Your Ear: The Libertines’ “The Boy Looked At Johnny”

Not the best Libs song, but “The Boy Looked at Johnny” is probably the most fun with its pub singalong chorus (“La dee die, la dee die, la deedy). The ’77-esque abandon of this song surely inspired everyone from Kaiser Chiefs to Hard-Fi. Pete Doherty has rarely sounded more sloshed, which is really saying something. […]

Pete Doherty’s Meltdown a Rousing Success: Watch Video.

Pete Doherty‘s rendition of “Chim Chim Cheree” at this weekend’s Meltdown Festival was, apparently, a revelation. The Jarvis Cocker-curated event included performances from Grace Jones, Nick Cave and Shane MacGowan, but Doherty stole the show, says Tom Horan of The Daily Telegraph: He was the only singer all night to have memorised his song. Almost […]

Crazy Pete Doherty Is Back. Also: The New Arctic Monkeys.

After a gig in Camden, Pete Doherty went into "a frenzy," launching a speaker into the crowd and demolishing the stage, reports The Mirror. Kate Moss and her daughter, 4-year-old Lila Grace, were there. Victoria Beckham will be godmother to Geri Haliwell's child, but David Beckham has been passed over as godfather in favor of […]

Pete Doherty’s Friends Intervene; Kate Moss Plagiarizes Her Own Closet

Did Pete Doherty‘s friends finally perform an intervention?(The Sun) A “wild-eyed and barefoot” Doherty poured a bucket of ice-cold water on a photographer.(Daily Mail) Are Kate Moss‘ Topshop designs just copies of things already in her closet? The Daily Mail compares photos of Kate’s wardrobe to samples from her collection. Kate can now boast that […]

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