An always divisive name, one thing's for sure - The Libertines can still create headlines.
Reforming for a one off show in London's Hyde Park, the band will headline one leg of this year's British Summertime event.
Speaking to The Independent, Carl Barat revealed that rehearsals with Peter Doherty for the show could well result in new material. "We’re brothers, we still finish each other’s sentences. I’m seeing Pete next week and we’ll get the guitars out. Hopefully we’ll come up with some new songs for Hyde Park."
Taking place on July 5th, the show is the biggest of the band's career to date. It's also their first in four years, with The Libertines having reformed to play Reading and Leeds in 2010.
Continuing, Carl Barat also spoke openly about the group's reason for reforming. "It’s a tough time for bands to make a living" he said. "It’s messed up for musicians. City bankers and footballers earn hundreds of thousands a week but a show like this is a one-off. And we pay tax on it."
The Libertines are set to play British Summertime on July 5th.