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Carl Barat "Too Busy" For Libertines Reunion
Ben Hewitt , October 2nd, 2009 11:06

Reformation will have to wait until at least 2011

Carl Barat has insisted that he is too busy to reform The Libertines - and any prospective reunion won't take place for at least another year.

Barat, who was at the the premiere of the 'Breaking Rocks' film at Proud in Camden last night, told the BBC: "I'm too busy next year. Maybe the year after that.

"See how it goes. When it needs to happen, it will fall into place. It's more a way of life than a band for me. I’m not going to jump up there and play the songs for some money – if it feels right then it will fall into place."

He also revealed that he had received several text messages from teenagers pretending to be his former bandmate Peter Doherty.

"I keep getting kids texting me pretending to be Pete, which is a bit confusing because I never know when it actually is [Doherty]," he said.

"Without realising, I could be harming my diplomatic relations with Pete by sending reactionary texts."

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