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Previously unseen footage of The Libertines recording album track ‘The Man Who Would Be King’ has been uploaded to YouTube.

To watch the footage, which was recorded in 2004, scroll down now.

The video shows all four members of the band – along with producer Mick Jones – in the studio while recording the track.

Pete Doherty and Carl Barat are seen joking with each other, drinking beer and putting on New York accents.

The footage is set to be used in an upcoming film about the band called ‘The Road To Albion’.

Directed by Robyn Whitehead and Kieron Flynn, the film features exclusive footage of The Libertines from throughout their career.

Flynn has hundreds of hours worth of footage of The Libertines, including their now-legendary Christmas 2002 gig at Whitechapel’s Rhythm Factory .

Whitehead (whose father is ’60s counterculture filmmaker Peter Whitehead) has also spent time with both Doherty and Barat during their post-Libertines careers.

‘The Road To Albion’ is currently in post-production.

According to, the film will be finished in November 2009.

Meanwhile Pete Doherty has given an exclusive interview to NME Radio in which he says he will reunite The Libertines in the next year or so.