The Libertines are an English rock band, formed in London in 1997 by frontmen Carl Barât and Pete Doherty.
Indie rock, garage rock revival, post-punk revival, punk rock, lo-fi
(one-off reunion: 2010)
Carl Barât - (vocals/lead and rhythm guitar)
Pete Doherty - (vocals/lead and rhythm guitar)
John Hassall - (bass)
Gary Powell - (drums)
Johnny Borrell (vocals and bass)
Steve Bedlow (vocals)
Paul Dufour (drums)
Did You Know:
• Carl Barât has a tattoo of the word "Libertine" on his right arm
• Pete Doherty's problems drugs and various arrests led to the dissolution of "The Libertines"
What A Waster
Don't Look Back Into The Sun
Can't Stand Me Now
What Became Of The Likely Lads
The Libertines Quotes
Whatever it is that gives you that feeling inside to get out of bed, get out of London and do something. Whatever inspires you to do that - to be alive and to dream.
I've had a few nasty surprises and a few pleasant surprises - acts of random violence and acts of random goodwill. It all adds up to a complete tablet of chaos that you have to swallow - but they never told me it was going to be a suppository!
The first time I fell in love with a real person was at school when I got beaten up and this girl came and sorted me out when I was all mashed up.
The power of healing and drumming.