Carl Barât and The Jackals release first single ‘Glory Days’ as free download – listen

The Libertines frontman to release first album with new band in 2015

The Jackals, Carl Barât of The Libertines‘ new band, have revealed their first single. Stream ‘Glory Days’ below now.

‘Glory Days’ can be downloaded for free now via The Jackals’ website. The song was produced by Joby Ford of The Bronx and will be followed by an album in 2015, released on Cooking Vinyl.

The Libertines man recruited the group via Facebook, after posting an advert for the position of drummer, bass player and rhythm guitarist that received over 1,000 applications. The new band (pictured above) is made up of Barât alongside new guitarist Billy Tessio, bassist Adam Claxton and drummer Jay Bone.

The Jackals played their first show at The Bowery District venue in Reading in May, combining their own new material with tracks from throughout Barat’s career.

Meanwhile, The Libertines play the first of three consecutive gigs at Alexandra Palace in London beginning on Friday (September 26).