Pete and Carl track gets release date

Details emerge for Strummerville charity Clash cover

The details of the charity single that features both Pete Doherty and Carl Barat have been confirmed.

As previously reported on NME.COM, the duo have teamed up with 21 other artists, including The Rakes, We Are Scientists, The Kooks and The Holloways, for a cover of The Clash’s ’Janie Jones’.

The track, proceeds from which will go to Strummerville – the Joe Strummer Foundation For New Music – will be released on October 30.


The idea to do the track was suggested by Strummer’s daughter Lola, and was put together by Babyshambles’s Drew McConnell and Statik.

The full list of artists contributing to the song are:


Carl Barât

The Rakes

Mystery Jets


The Holloways

We Are Scientists

The Paddingtons

Larrikin Love


The Noisettes

Good Books

Lady Fuzz

The Kooks

Jack Penate

Laura Marling

The Maccabees

Lisa Moorish

Light Speed Champ (Test Icicles)

Jamie T

Jeremy Warmsley



The B-side will feature a solo version of the track by Pete Doherty.

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