Tags : babyshambles

Blast From The Past: Up the Bracket // The Libertines

Headlines today look cynically upon Argentina, having swaddled itself in economic crisis in a stagnant trend of overspending dating back seventy years. Coverage has frequently pointed to reckless policy and the acquisition of debt behind its shortcomings. “Argentina seems trapped by its own history,” said Argentine economist Daniel Marx this year. As matters are exacerbated […]Read More

Album Review: Peter Doherty & The Puta Madres (Self-Titled)

The world of ‘art’ can feel worlds away from the lives of folk. Talk of ‘Albion’ and ‘The Arcadian Dream’ maybe don’t resonate so much with the everyman’s experience of this small, grey rock. Certainly, my time on the Holloway Road hasn’t been painted with the same Dickensian charm that filters through Peter Doherty’s assessment […]Read More

Throwback Thursday: Minefield // Babyshambles

The final track of Babyshambles‘ 2013 studio album Sequel to the Prequel is something of a hidden gem. Tucked at the very end of the tracklist, ‘Minefield’ begins with a somewhat unsettling steady bass march that soon cascades into one of the album’s most powerful moments, as frontman Pete Doherty loops on repeat the song’s gloomy mantra: “My mind is on the run.” [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aCYvygiNnSM] […]Read More