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The Libertines: Anthems For Doomed Youth

Album Review

Confessional balladry defines the damaged icons’ reunion.

Not since Zeppelin at the O2 has there been an easier rock open goal than The Libertines’ reunion. So drug-fucked and half-arsed was Pete Doherty’s contribution to 2004’s self-titled second album that simply turning up and sounding like he’s not just whimpering along for crack cash will be hailed a triumph.

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