Carl Barat - Carl Barat Vows Never To Talk About The Libertines Again

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British rocker Carl Barat has sensationally vowed never to talk about his former band The Libertines ever again because he is determined to put the past behind him and move on.
The musician reunited the group he fronted with Pete Doherty in 2010, six years after they split up, to play comeback gigs at the Reading and Leeds festival in the U.K.
They also released a documentary film about their comeback, There Are No Innocent Bystanders, but Barat recently dashed fans' hopes of a full reunion by insisting the prospect of a tour and new album is looking unlikely.
He has now made it clear he has no plans to ever resurrect The Libertines again, and doesn't even want to mention the group in interviews, telling Britain's NME, "For me, this is the death-knell of my Libertines press. I'm not going to talk about it ever again. I don't want to. What the f**k is the point? The film has said it all. If it made me happy like it did then, back in the day, then I'd do it (a full reunion) and it'd be great... I refuse - pointedly to make any kind of other record, recording or song written on the pain and nastiness and upset and anything negative that's happened in the past. If we do then it will be a bad record, so what the f**k's the point?"
Barat, who recently became a first-time father, is adamant he is looking to the future now and has already started work on a solo album, adding, "I'm just doing other stuff now - I'm writing another solo album, I've got a baby boy, that's my life. Right now I'm into that. I need to heal. Especially after all this. This is the end of a very long and hard road for me."


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Rainrodrea Libro

wahwahwah... who cares. It's Peter who we want to see... he's the mind behind the lyrics.
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