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If you don’t count yourself among their number, the level of patience afforded Peter Doherty by his disciples can often seem little short of mystifying. We’re not just talking about…

Peter Doherty will always be a man whose talent is overlooked because of stories about heroin falling out of his pocket at a bail hearing, or pictures emerging of him…

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Here’s what I can tell from the grainy footage of a recent live Babyshambles show in Paris: their new tune is a jaunty ska number that features Pete Doherty declaring…

Eight bars into [a]The Cheek[/a]’s opening song Rory Cottam tornadoes onto the stage – necklace and gospel singer-style handclaps flying around a great haircut and deadpan face. Joe Lean, there’s…

Is Pete Doherty becoming the musical equivalent of Perez Hilton? First, lost La’s leader Lee Mavers pops up on his YouTube channel, singing Free’s ‘All Right Now’, of all things.…

No-one could ever charge Doherty for playing his cards close to his chest, but a slurred line like, “Oh well, I never said it was clever/I just like getting leathered”…

The fact that the most serviceable piece of Babyshambles live footage the people behind this DVD could find dates back to the days when Gemma Clarke still banged the drums…

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Amid the torrent of Babyshambles-related press releases that fall through our letter box, it’s a rare occurrence that one of them doesn’t hide the phrase: “Original tickets still valid”. Sometimes…

As Professor Cocker pointed out the other week, those who dare to screw up will always make the greatest music. Having delivered a stunning contribution to The Streets ‘Prangin’ Out’,…