Happy 33rd Birthday Pete Doherty - 33 Iconic Shots

Somewhat miraculously, Pete Doherty turns 33 today. Having cruised past the 27 Club and seen his twenties off several years ago, he now celebrates another year gone.

To mark the occasion, here's a look back at his career in photos, from the heady days of 2002 to today.

Photo: Dean Chalkley/NME
[caption]Posing topless in 2006. Photo: Dean Chalkley/NME[/caption]



Photo: Roger Sargent/NME
[caption]Onstage with the Libs in 2003. Photo: Roger Sargent/NME[/caption]

Photo: Roger Sargent/NME
[caption]Caught on camera by longtime Libs snapper Roger Sargent. Photo: Roger Sargent/NME[/caption]

Photo: Andrew Kendall/NME
[caption]Flies down? No biggie, there was only 50,000 people watching at Glasto. Photo: Andrew Kendall/NME[/caption]

Photo: Roger Sargent/NME
[caption]Pete & Carl getting their drink on. Photo: Roger Sargent/NME[/caption]

Photo: Amy Brammall/NME
[caption]Onstage at Brixton's Jamm earlier this year. Photo: Amy Brammall/NME[/caption]

Photo: Andy Willsher/NME
[caption]Feeling pensive in 2004. Photo: Andy Willsher/NME[/caption]

Photo: Roger Sargent/NME
[caption]In the studio in 2010. Photo: Roger Sargent/NME[/caption]

Photo: Andy Willsher/NME
[caption]Up close and personal with the fans at London's Rhythm Factory in 2004. Photo: Andy Willsher/NME[/caption]

Photo: David Ellis/NME
[caption]Pete poses in 2002. Photo: David Ellis/NME[/caption]

Photo: Roger Sargent/NME
[caption]Pete and Carl back together, 2010. Photo: Roger Sargent/NME[/caption]

Photo: Andy Willsher/NME
[caption]Smiling for NME photographer Andy on his tour bus in Manchester, 2004. Photo: Andy Willsher/NME[/caption]

Photo: Roger Sargent/NME
[caption]In the studio in 2010. Photo: Roger Sargent/NME[/caption]

Photo: Danny North/NME
[caption]The Libertines onstage at Leeds in 2010. Photo: Danny North/NME[/caption]

Photo: Roger Sargent/NME
[caption]Backstage at Reading 2010 and necking Moet et Chandon champagne. Photo: Roger Sargent/NME[/caption]

Photo: James Quinton/NME
[caption]Asking fans to scratch his back was a bad idea - 2009. Photo: James Quinton/NME[/caption]

Photo: Dean Chalkley/NME
[caption]A classic still from a 2006 NME photo shoot. Photo: Dean Chalkley/NME[/caption]

Photo: Andy Willsher/NME
[caption]Babyshambles in 2005. Photo: Andy Willsher/NME[/caption]

Photo: James Looker/NME
[caption]Onstage at the Barfly in 2003. Photo: James Looker/NME[/caption]

Photo: Roger Sargent/NME
[caption]Pete and Carl doing what they do best in 2010. Photo: Roger Sargent/NME[/caption]

Photo: Andy Willsher/NME
[caption]Fans try and get a piece of Pete - literally - in 2005. Photo: Andy Willsher/NME[/caption]

Photo: Roger Sargent/NME
[caption]You might recognise this shot - it was used for the cover of Roger Sargent and erstwhile NME journo Anthony Thornton's book on the band, 'Bound Together'.Photo: Roger Sargent/NME[/caption]

Photo: Ellis Parrinder/NME
[caption]Pete the filthy minstrel, circa 2003. Photo: Ellis Parrinder/NME[/caption]

Photo: Andy Willsher/NME
[caption]Babyshambles on the tourbus in 2004, when Gemma Clarke was still in the band. Photo: Andy Willsher/NME[/caption]

Photo: Dan Dennison/NME
[caption]The Libs in 2010. Photo: Dan Dennison/NME[/caption]

Photo: Andrew Kendall/NME
[caption]Pete trying to cool down in 2005. Photo: Andrew Kendall/NME[/caption]

Photo: Dean Chalkley/NME
[caption]A studio shot from 2004. Photo: Dean Chalkley/NME[/caption]

Photo: Roger Sargent/NME
[caption]The band onstage in Aberdeen, way back in 2002. Photo: Roger Sargent/NME[/caption]

Photo: Andy Willsher/NME
[caption]Pete backstage at Homelands festival in 2005. Photo: Andy Willsher/NME[/caption]

Photo: Andy Willsher/NME
[caption]Manchester, 2004, and Pete's flashing his nipples (again). Photo: Andy Willsher/NME[/caption]

Photo: Richard Johnson/NME
[caption]Onstage at Leeds, 2011. Photo: Richard Johnson/NME[/caption]

Photo: Roger Sargent/NME
[caption]The reunited Libertines in 2010. Presumably still no socks on the rider. Photo: Roger Sargent/NME[/caption]

Photo: Tom Oxley/NME
[caption]Pete bares his soul for the camera. Photo: Tom Oxley/NME[/caption]

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