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Reunion News: Good And Bad. Very Bad
The Quietus , February 12th, 2009 10:42

No Libertines, but Soggy Cracker are back together

The Quietus thought we'd combine all today's news about bands foolishly getting back together again when really their relationship is dead, buried, and copping off with the milkman in hell in one piece today.

First up, we can rejoice in the news that Carl Barat and Pete Doherty won't be reforming The Libertines, despite being offered enough cash to buy all the brown in a Daler Rowney factory to play Reading. Barat told the BBC that getting back with Doherty was "the last thing I wanna do" as he is planning an acting career.

However, repellent sex face Fred Durst and his trouble of comedy shorts-wearing nu-metal twerps have buried the hatchet and got back together. Even worse, they think it's some kind of mission to save rock 'n' roll: "We decided we were more disgusted and bored with the state of heavy popular music than we were with each other," a statement read.

And finally, those Smiths reunion rumours just won't go away - something that seems to be rather irritating Morrissey, who told the BBC that he was "baffled" by all the talk that he might be getting back with messrs. Marr, Rourke and Joyce. "People always ask me about reunions and I can't imagine why," he said. "It baffles me. The past seems like a distant place and I'm pleased with that. I feel very much of now."

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