The Libertines are an Indie Rock, Post-Punk revival band from London, England. They rose to fame in the early 2000's with their two albums, "Up the Bracket" and self-titled album "The Libertines." They were famed for their warts-and-all performances and the intense, romantic friendship between their two lead-singers, Carl Barāt and Pete Doherty. The Libertines split up in 2004 over escalating problems with Pete Doherty's heroin addiction and the friction that it caused between the four members. Despite this, they have remained consistently popular throughout England and are still regarded as one of the greatest British Bands of all time.
They reformed in 2010 for the Reading and Leeds festivals, although it is unclear when they will perform together again as a group. A film by Roger Sargent titled "There Are No Innocent Bystanders" chronicles the reformation of The Libertines and covers their early years. It will reportedly be released on DVD and shown on television.
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