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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, toxic and all-consuming relationship between their two lead-singers, Carl Barât 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.

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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, toxic and all-consuming relationship between their two lead-singers, Carl Barât 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.England.


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, toxic and all-consuming romantic friendship between their two lead-singers, Carl Barât 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.

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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, toxic and all-consuming romantic friendship relationship between their two lead-singers, Carl Barât 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.


-->--'''Paul DuFour''', ''Bound Together: the Definitive Story of Peter Doherty and Carl Barat and How They Changed British Music''

->''"Oh great, Ive taken on a band with a genius songwriter with a penchant for crack and a sex symbol who likes to beat himself up''
-->--''Alan Mcgee''

->''"They're the most extreme band I've ever worked with. It's sort of not rock'n'roll. I don't know what it is. Mental illness, probably."''
-->--''Alan Mcgee''

->''I think theres, yknow, obsession and jealousy on both of their sides. They bitch about each other to each other or to other people. They have a bond, intellectually and spiritually, like nothing Ive ever seen but sometimes, you know, you just think, God, why dont you just get a room?!''
-->--''Roger Sargent sums it up''

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-->--'''Paul DuFour''', [=DuFour=]''', ''Bound Together: the The Definitive Story of Peter Doherty and Carl Barat and How They Changed British Music''

->''"Oh great, Ive taken on a band with a genius songwriter with a penchant for crack and a sex symbol who likes to beat himself up''
-->--''Alan Mcgee''

->''"They're the most extreme band I've ever worked with. It's sort of not rock'n'roll. I don't know what it is. Mental illness, probably."''
-->--''Alan Mcgee''

->''I think theres, yknow, obsession and jealousy on both of their sides. They bitch about each other to each other or to other people. They have a bond, intellectually and spiritually, like nothing Ive ever seen but sometimes, you know, you just think, God, why dont you just get a room?!''
-->--''Roger Sargent sums it up''
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* BritishRockstar: Carl and Pete in their louche bisexual glory.

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* BritishRockstar: Carl and Pete in their louche bisexual debauched glory.



* OdetoSobriety: "Don't spend your days in the haze of the Iceman." The eponymous Iceman is, of course, a meth dealer.

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* OdetoSobriety: OdeToSobriety: "Don't spend your days in the haze of the Iceman." The eponymous Iceman is, of course, a meth dealer.



* TelevisedTorture: The video for ''Heart of the Matter.'' Slight variation, as the torture is part of a peep show.

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* TelevisedTorture: The video for ''Heart "Heart of the Matter.'' Matter". Slight variation, as the torture is part of a peep show.



* YouBastard: The entire concept of the video for [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-AC0VeRETc ''Heart of the Matter.'']]

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* YouBastard: The entire concept of the video for [[https://www."[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-AC0VeRETc ''Heart Heart of the Matter.'']]
Matter]]".

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->''"Oh great, Ive taken on a band witha genius singwriter with a penchant for crack and a sex symbol who likes to beat himself up''

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->''"Oh great, Ive taken on a band witha with a genius singwriter songwriter with a penchant for crack and a sex symbol who likes to beat himself up''

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->''"Oh great, Ive taken on a band witha genius singwriter with a penchant for crack and a sex symbol who likes to beat himself up''
-->--''Alan Mcgee''

->''"They're the most extreme band I've ever worked with. It's sort of not rock'n'roll. I don't know what it is. Mental illness, probably."''
-->--''Alan Mcgee''


-->--'''Roger Sargent sums it up''

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-->--'''Roger -->--''Roger Sargent sums it up''

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->''I think theres, yknow, obsession and jealousy on both of their sides. They bitch about each other to each other or to other people. They have a bond, intellectually and spiritually, like nothing Ive ever seen but sometimes, you know, you just think, God, why dont you just get a room?!''
-->--'''Roger Sargent sums it up''

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->''"They say never work with children or animals. The Libertines were both."''
-->--'''Paul DuFour''', ''Bound Together: the Definitive Story of Peter Doherty and Carl Barat and How They Changed British Music''


"They're the most extreme band I've ever worked with. It's sort of not rock'n'roll. I don't know what it is. Mental illness, probably." - Alan McGee.

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"They're the most extreme band I've ever worked with. It's sort of not rock'n'roll. I don't know what it is. Mental illness, probably." - Alan McGee.

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* BritishRockstar: Carl and Pete in their louche bisexual glory.


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* SexDrugsAndRockAndRoll: Lots of it.


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 Barât 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.

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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, toxic and all-consuming romantic friendship between their two lead-singers, Carl Barât 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.

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* TelevisedTorture: The video for ''Heart of the Matter.'' Slight variation, as the torture is part of a peep show.



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* OdetoSobriety: "Don't spend your days in the haze of the Iceman." The eponymous Iceman is, of course, a meth dealer.
* UndyingLoyalty: The friendship between Pete and Carl is so strong, that after their reunion, Pete was quoted as saying he was "ready to die for him again."
* YouBastard: The entire concept of the video for [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-AC0VeRETc ''Heart of the Matter.'']]

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