Tonight we have come expecting the casual, ramshackle charm and strangely whimsical grace of Babyshambles circa 2009 and Grace/Wastelands but the band’s new album, Sequel to the Prequel seems almost unnaturally controlled and surprisingly vibrant.
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Monday 21 June 2010
Former Libertine Carl Barat has decided to forge a career for himself as solo artist with a new stripped-down sound. Will it work out for him? Perhaps in hope rather than expectation, we take a look at some of the more successful musical spin-off projects.
Friday 18 June 2010
Indie band frontman Carl Barat announced he will be launching a solo career - just months after reuniting with The Libertines.
Friday 16 April 2010
Friday 09 April 2010
Like Scouting for Girls and Plan B, on Congratulations MGMT have taken a sudden left turn away from the route that secured their initial success, abandoning the psych-pop charms of Oracular Spectacular for a far deeper immersion in the murky waters of acid-head prog-rock.
Monday 22 March 2010
Rock star Pete Doherty has been arrested on suspicion of supplying drugs following the death of heiress Robin Whitehead, sources said today.
Wednesday 24 February 2010
The manager of rock star Pete Doherty was jailed for 12 months today after admitting being involved in a hit-and-run crash.
Tuesday 24 November 2009
Troubled Pete Doherty has revealed that his heart "stopped" and he was on a life support machine after being rushed to hospital.
Tuesday 24 November 2009
The manager of rock star Pete Doherty appeared in court today charged over a hit-and-run crash in which a man was critically injured.
Wednesday 18 November 2009
Tuesday 17 November 2009
Music magazine NME has published its list of the top 50 albums of the noughties, as voted for by leading figures in the music industry.
Thursday 20 August 2009
Pete Doherty has revealed he is prepared to reform his band the Libertines, even if fellow frontman Carl Barat refuses to join.
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