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Watch Peter Doherty’s tribute to Amy Winehouse

Video: Peter Doherty – “Flags of the Old Regime”

Peter Doherty – Flags of the Old Regime [official video]

Pete may be the ultimate poster boy for fuck ups across the world, so it’s easy to forget what a touching songwriter he can be when he’s not making headlines in British tabloids. At least they care in the UK; over here, his latest album–Babyshambles’ Sequel to the Prequel–didn’t even get a domestic release. Too bad, because it’s solid.

Hopefully this is all a good sign for the impending Libertines reunion recordings, happening now in Thailand where Doherty has completed yet another stint in rehab. Maybe I’m foolish for hoping he can keep it together long enough to make a worthy successor to the first two Libs LPs, but his most recent material certainly suggests he hasn’t yet smoked away all of his talent and charms.

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Pete Doherty Solo Album Details Revealed

The NME claims to have the first copy of Pete Doherty‘s as-yet-unnamed solo album and they’ve posted details of what’s inside. What does it sound like? “Well, like Gorillaz. And The Coral. And The La’s. And Blur. And Bob Dylan.” OK. The album apparently features a lot of work from the recently reunited Blur guitarist … Continue reading Pete Doherty Solo Album Details Revealed

Babyshambles – Shotter’s Nation

Babyshambles - Shotter's NationBabyshamblesShotter’s Nation (Astralwerks) It seems producer Stephen Street got ahold of Pete Doherty and shook the shit out of him, and the result is a decent album from one of rock’s most poetic and broken performers.