The Quietus - A new rock music and pop culture website

News

Pete Doherty To Reform The Libertines
Ben Hewitt , August 20th, 2009 07:49

With or without Carl Barat...

Former Libertines singer Pete Doherty has revealed he will reform the band in the future - even if his old best friend Carl Barat chooses not to be involved.

In this week's NME, he said: "It's going to happen, you know. But there's Biggles (Barat) to worry about.

"If Biggles doesn't want to do it or gets cold feet or he thinks I'm still a crackhead, what am I going to do? Maybe I could reform the Libertines without him, like he did without me."

He added: "I wouldn't really want to, but you've got to pay the bills. I'll put an advert in the NME: 'Carlos lookalike required'."

If you love our features, news and reviews, please support what we do with a one-off or regular donation. Year-on-year, our corporate advertising is down by around 90% - a figure that threatens to sink The Quietus. Hit this link to find out more and keep on Black Sky Thinking.