The Libertines speak about reunion

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Pete and Carl reveal mutual love

The Libertines have finally spoken about their one-off reunion.

Carl Barat spoke of his continued love at playing with Pete Doherty again.

Speaking exclusively to NME, Barat said: “Obviously when you’re connecting with someone on that level, even when there’s a soulmatedom and you grow an intrinsic part of your entire ethos of the world with that person then you’re going to remain…there’s always going to remain a vestige, a little light which you can’t extinguish.”

And quelling the rumours of more shows together, Barat said: “We’re both doing different things and I’m really into Dirty Pretty Things…I’m focused on Dirty Pretty Things‘ new album.”

Meanwhile Pete Doherty revealed that as well as a solo acoustic album, Babyshambles were going into the studio to work on their new album.

He said: “We’re going into the studio with Stephen Street later this month.”

Also in this week’s NME Arctic Monkeys give us the ultimate comeback interview, there’s exclusive news on The White Stripes and we check out Kaiser Chiefs in New York.

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