Libertine to branch out on his own in October

Carl Barât will release his self-titled debut solo album on October 4.

The Libertines man will also release a book about his experiences in bands, Three Penny Memoir, around the album’s release.

The album features collaborations with Miike Snow‘s Andrew Wyatt and The Divine Comedy‘s Neil Hannon. A single, ‘Run With The Boys’, will be out on the same day as the album.

Watch the video on the right to see Barât discussing why he’s going solo.

The tracklisting of Carl Barât‘s solo album is:

‘The Magus’
‘Je Regrette, Je Regrette’
‘She’s Something’
‘Carve My Name’
‘Run With The Boys’
‘The Fall’
‘So Long, My Lover’
‘What Have I Done’
‘Shadows Fall’
‘Ode To A Girl’

The Libertines recently announced details of a Reading And Leeds Festivals warm-up show set for the HMV Forum, London on August 25.

New one-off magazine NME Icons: The Libertines, featuring all the band’s classic NME interviews, previously-unpublished photos and more, can be ordered from NME.COM/store, and is on UK newsstands now.