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Kids in the Riot

High and Low with the "Libertines"

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Kids in the Riot by Pete Welsh
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When Pete Doherty was imprisoned for burgling his best friend and band-mate Carl Barat in August 2003 it seemed the light had gone out on Britain's most exciting new band. Released early and reconciled with Barat, The Libertines confounded the critics by rounding off 2003 with three triumphant sold-out shows at London's Forum, and kicking off 2004 with the prestigious Best UK Band gong at the NME awards. For the first time, the full, extraordinary story of the most gifted yet nihilistic London band since The Sex Pistols is told. With the complete co-operation of the major players in their gloriously destructive ascent. A documentation of the break-ins, break-ups, punch-ups and make-ups of the first two phenomenal years of The Libertines. Illustrated with unseen photographs taken from the authors archive.

Author Biography

Pete Welsh played bass for Kill City who have supported The Libertines on tour many times. He has been friendly with the band for seven years. This is his first book.
Release date NZ
April 15th, 2005
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Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
b&w photos
Imprint
Omnibus Press
Pages
216
Dimensions
156x234x15
ISBN-13
9781844497164
Product ID
1694179

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