Video: Peter Doherty & The Puta Madres – “Who’s Been Having You Over” Directed by Roger Sargent. From Peter Doherty & the Puta Madres, due April 26 on Strap Originals. There was a time not too long ago I was sure we were going to lose Pete Doherty. Every picture looked like it was likely … Continue reading New Peter Doherty video: Who’s Been Having You Over→
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.
MySpace Music is streaming Peter Doherty’s debut solo album Grace/Wastelands through March 24. AOL/Spinner is streaming the following albums through Sunday, March 22, so listen while you can. • ‘Naked Willie’ by Willie Nelson • ‘Fantasies’ by Metric • ‘Industry Giants’ by Superdrag • ’14 Solid Gold Hits’ by Sum 41 More streams after the … Continue reading Album Streams: Peter Doherty, Willie Nelson→
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→
Carl Barat talks to the Sunday Mail about “the tragedy of Pete Doherty.” “You can’t give Pete advice. I’ve been through all that many times before. We were in Paris writing the second Libertines album, and I said to him, ‘Heroin and crack are bigger than you, mate — much bigger. If you carry on … Continue reading Carl Barat on Pete Doherty→
For months now, GLONO has been pining away at the thought of a duet between Pete Doherty and Amy Winehouse. I mean, it seems like a natural fit and a sure hit! Think of maybe a Christmas single a la Shane McGowan and Kirsty Macoll‘s “Fairytale of New York” or something. This, however, is not … Continue reading Pete Doherty and Amy Winehouse Together→