16 Songs, 58 Minutes

EDITORS’ NOTES

More than a decade after their eponymous second album paired a commercial breakthrough with the total implosion of the band, Pete Doherty, Carl Barât, John Hassall and Gary Powell return on a long-desired third record. It was worth the wait. From the drowsy skank of “Gunga Din” to the shambling, frantic squall of “Heart of the Matter”, Barât and Doherty favor newer material (only the wistful Anglicana of “You’re My Waterloo” comes from their vault of previously unreleased songs) and revive one of modern rock’s most blazingly charismatic partnerships in style.  

EDITORS’ NOTES

More than a decade after their eponymous second album paired a commercial breakthrough with the total implosion of the band, Pete Doherty, Carl Barât, John Hassall and Gary Powell return on a long-desired third record. It was worth the wait. From the drowsy skank of “Gunga Din” to the shambling, frantic squall of “Heart of the Matter”, Barât and Doherty favor newer material (only the wistful Anglicana of “You’re My Waterloo” comes from their vault of previously unreleased songs) and revive one of modern rock’s most blazingly charismatic partnerships in style.  

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