Believe it or not, but once upon a time the only way to hear The Libertines' music was to track the band down to a whichever decrepit boozer they were playing that week.
Now, though, it's somewhat different. The ramshackle four-piece thrive on chaos, and their return has been nothing if not chaotic – but away from the lurid headlines, The Libertines have delivered a perfectly fine third album and played some truly inspiring shows.
Shows like this one. The band hit the O2 Arena in London last night (January 30th) for a packed out date, the biggest UK headline performance of their career to date.
Clash photographer Katy Cummings was on hand to capture the action...