The Libertines reunited on stage the other night (24 August) in London for a “live rehearsal” – their first stage performance as a four-piece since they split in 2004. Read our live report in full.
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The Libertines played their first official comeback show the following night (August 25). Pete Doherty, Carl Barat, John Hassall and Gary Powell took to the stage to the sound of Vera Lynn’s ‘We’ll Meet Again’ to a packed crowd at the HMV Forum, playing a 21-song set that kicked off with fan-favourite ‘Horrorshow’.
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We’ve just produced a special collectors’ magazine devoted to The Libertines, which you can order here. Keep clicking to see a collection of stunning pictures from the mag.
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Pete Doherty reads a Libertines live review in NME. Our new special edition mag was edited by Jamie Fullerton, who’s also written a blog post about his memories of the band.