The Libertines

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The Libertines
The Libertines 2014.jpg
The Libertines (2014)
Background information
Origin London, England
Genres Garage rock revival
Indie rock
Punk rock
Years active 1997–2004
Labels Rough Trade
Associated acts Babyshambles
Dirty Pretty Things
The Chavs
Carl Barât
Pete Doherty
John Hassall
Gary Powell
Past members
Anthony Rossomando
Steve Bedlow
Paul Dufour
Johnny Borrell

The Libertines were an indie rock band from London, England. They were formed in 1997 and broke up in 2004. The Libertines released two albums. Their second album The Libertines went straight to number one in the UK. It is in the book 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die. The first single from the album, "Can't Stand Me Now", reached number two in the UK Singles Chart.