Revealed – what bands were called before they made it big

The Libertines: Doherty and co. originally called themselves The Strand. Though they considered swapping their name to The Albions, they eventually settled on The Libertines (after the Marquis de Sade’s ‘Lusts Of The Libertines’).

  • Photo: Roger Sargent/NME
  • Added: Dec 10, 2010

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