With The Libertines’ reunion peeking tantalisingly close over the horizon, the good ship Albion is readying to sail once more. So what better time to delve into the stories behind the songs that made them stars? Starting with ‘Up The Bracket’ opener Vertigo, which set their very British standpoint from the start with a reference to Hancock’s Half Hour (“Lead pipes, Your fortune’s made”).
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Added: 29 Apr 2014