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The Libertines
The Libertines
The Libertines
The Libertines
The Libertines
The Libertines
The Libertines
The Libertines
The Libertines
The Libertines

Formed in 2001 in London, The Libertines were immediately considered as an English answer to the Strokes, an American group that dominated attention at the time. Pete Doherty (vocals, guitar) and Carl Barât (vocals, guitar), John Hassall (bass) and Gary Powell (drums) released their first album, Up the Bracket, in 2002, produced by Mick Jones (The Clash, Big Audio Dynamite) . And The Clash itself was the main reference for The Libertines' music.

With the band's first album, there also came conflicts caused by Doherty's excessive drug use. Even so, The Libertines released their second album, The Libertines, in 2004. Before that, in 2003, the single Don't Look Back into the Sun was released.

Still in 2004, the band disbanded. Subsequently, Pete Doherty formed the band Babyshambles. And Carl Barât created Dirty Pretty Things, with drummer Gary Powell.

The Libertines returned to the stage in 2010, performing at the Leeds and Reading festivals. In 2015, Anthems for Doomed Youth arrived, the band's third studio album. In 2024, the group released All Quiet on the Eastern Esplanade.

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The Libertines
2004
Up the Bracket
2002