The Libertines News
Once sharing stages with the likes of The Strokes and The Vines, The Libertines became one of the most iconic British bands of recent times. Drug addiction became the focal point of The Libertines with Pete Doherty being convicted on drug charges and spending some time at Pentonville Prison, Barât decided to eventually disband The Libertines on on 17 December 2004. They would return in 2010 whilst Doherty and Barât concentrated on their respective bands Babyshambles and Dirty Pretty Things.
Now, in a recent interview with UK news outlet, ‘Channel 4’, Pete Doherty has revealed The Libertines are opening a hotel which Doherty will not only be the manager, but he’ll also live there.
An official press release put out by the band last year scheduled an opening date for summer 2018, however, the hotel is still yet to open according to Doherty in his recent Channel 4 interview published only just the other week, 31 March 2019. A press release issued by The Libertines in August 2018 also stated the band would be releasing their 4th studio album in the same year with an album launch party being held at The Albion Rooms but there's no sign of this happening anytime soon.
Doherty also talks about Brexit and the impact it will have on UK music:
There is no opening date for the hotel. If it even opens.
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