Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
the online library of pop writing

Libertines Rock The Cotton Club, Atlanta

Steve LaBate, Paste, 19 August 2003

AMIDST RUMORS of drug addiction and rehab, Libertines' singer-guitarist Pete Doherty has been out of commission for the past few weeks, skipping the band's European and North American tours. The Libertines' Web site simply says Doherty is "unwell." I'm sure these Brit-punks miss their friend and band mate, but the lack of Doherty's presence at the Atlanta show didn't diminish the reckless runaway train of a rock band this is… not one bit.

Total word count of piece: 649


Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.