Sunday, April 18, 2010
The Libertines are back!!! Reading and Leeds get in!!!!!!
The Libertines are set to reunite to play at the Reading And Leeds Festivals this year
"We're reforming the band to play the songs that people want to hear," band exclusively tell.
Pete Doherty, Carl Barat, John Hassall and Gary Powell will reconvene to play second from top of the bill at the August 27-29 event – their first full gigs as a band since the 2004 split.
The group will perform at Leeds on the Friday (August 27) of the festival, before headliners Arcade Fire. They will play in Reading on the Saturday (28).
The Libertines going to get together, play songs which have been collecting dust in the garage. People want to hear them, so we’re going to give them a run. We'll be playing them like we’re playing them for the last ever time."