Libertines frontman releases new solo album 'Hamburg Demonstrations' later this year

Pete Doherty has announced a pair of UK shows for later this year.

The Libertines and Babyshambles man recently announced details of his second solo album, with ‘Hamburg Demonstrations’ due for release on 2 December.

In support of the LP, Doherty will play UK solo shows in London and Manchester. The London date will take place at the capital’s O2 Forum on December 6, with Doherty heading to Manchester for an Albert Hall show on December 7.

Pre-sale tickets go on sale today (October 26) via Doherty’s website, with general sale tickets following this Friday (October 28) at 9am.

London, O2 Forum (December 6)
Manchester, Albert Hall (December 7)

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Doherty will precede the UK shows with a French touring stint during November, which kicks off with two shows to reopen Paris’ Le Bataclan venue, the scene of last year’s terror attack. See those dates in full beneath.

Paris, Le Bataclan (November 16, 17)
Toulouse, Le Bikini (18)
Marseille, L’Usine, Isters (19)
Clermont/Ferrand, La Coopérative de Mai (21)
Lyon, Le Transbordeur (22)
Caen, Le Cargo (24)
Nantes, Stereolux (25)

Doherty recently unveiled his video for new single ‘I Don’t Love Anyone (But You’re Not Just Anyone)’.

Meanwhile, The Libertines say that they have ‘bags of new music’ for their next album.