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The Libertines Announce 20th Anniversary Reissue of Up the Bracket

The UK rockers are also playing a special 20th anniversary show in their native London

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The Libertines, photo courtesy of the artist
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    The Libertines are reissuing their debut album, Up the Bracket, in honor of its 20th anniversary.

    Due out on October 21st via Rough Trade, the Super Deluxe Edition will include a remaster of the original album, and a whopping 65 previously unreleased recordings including early demos, radio sessions, and live recordings. It also will include a book containing new interviews with the band and previously unseen photos. See the full details below. Fans can pre-order the 20th anniversary reissue via Rough Trade or The Libertines’ official website.

    Additionally, the UK garage rockers have planned a special anniversary show on July 23rd in their native London’s Wembley Arena with The Cribs, The Paddingtons, Louis Dunford, and more. Registration for tickets to the concert is available here. You can also grab your seats for the rest of the band’s upcoming tour and festival dates via Ticketmaster.

    “The Libertines will play ‘Up The Bracket’ in full plus a career spanning set of Singles and B sides on 23rd July at Wembley and we’re thrilled to be joined by dear friends @thecribs @ThePaddingtons @LouisDunford and @DJAmazonica,” the band announced on Twitter.

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    The news comes days after frontman Pete Doherty revealed the band is determined to record a new album in Jamaica as a follow-up to 2015’s Anthems for Doomed Youth.

    Check out the band’s announcement as well as the boxset’s complete tracklist below.

    Up the Bracket Artwork:

    the libertines up the bracket 20th anniversary reissue artwork

    Up the Bracket Super Deluxe Edition Tracklist:
    DISC 1
    01. Vertigo
    02. Death on the Stairs
    03. Horrorshow
    04. Time for Heroes
    05. Boys in the Band
    06. Radio America
    07. Up the Bracket
    08. Tell the King
    09. The Boy Looked at Johnny
    10. Begging
    11. The Good Old Days
    12. I Get Along

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    DISC 2 – 100 Club Live 4/10/02
    01. Horrorshow
    02. Vertigo
    03. The Delaney
    04. What a Waster
    05. Begging
    06. Time for Heroes
    07. Death on the Stairs
    08. Boys in the Band
    09. I Get Along

    DISC 3 – Unheard Demos 2002
    01. Vertigo (Demo)
    02. The Boy Looked At Johnny (Demo)
    03. Death on the Stairs
    04. All at Sea (Demo)
    05. Wolfman (Demo)
    06. Horrorshow
    07. Plan A (Demo)

    CD 1 – Album Studio Outtakes
    01. Up the Bracket – Take 4
    02. Vertigo – Take 2
    03. The Ha Ha Wall – Take 1
    04. Horror Show – Take 3
    05. Bangkok – Take 1
    06. Time for Heroes – Take 3
    07. Begging – Take 1
    08. What a Waster – Take 1
    09. Breck Road Lover – Take 1
    10. Never Never – Take 2
    11. Tell the King – Take 1
    12. The Domestic – Take 1
    13. Don’t Talk to Me – Take 1
    14. The Wolfman – Take 2
    15. Radio America – Take 2
    16. The Good Old Days – Take 1
    17. The 7 Deadly Sins – Take 3
    18. Sweets – Take 4
    19. Mocking Bird – Take 6
    20. Boys in the Band – Take 1
    21. Skag & Bone Man – Take 2

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    CD 2 – Demos/Radio Sessions/B-Sides/Live etc.
    01. Vertigo – Demo
    02. The Boy Looked at Johnny – Demo
    03. Death on the Stairs – Demo
    04. Horror Show – Demo
    05. All At Sea (Misty) – Demo
    06. Wolfman – Demo
    07. Plan A – Demo
    08. Up the Bracket – Evening Session
    09. Boys In The Band – Evening Session
    10. Time for Heroes – Evening Session
    11. I Get Along/Mayday – Evening Session
    12. Jo Whiley – Christmas Live Lounge
    13. Skag & Bone Man – Up the Bracket B-Side
    14. The Delaney – Up the Bracket B-Side
    15. Plan A – Up the Bracket B-Side
    16. General Smuts (Demo) – Time for Heroes B-Side
    17. Bangkok (Demo) – Time for Heroes – B-Side
    18. Mr. Finnegan (Demo) – Time For Heroes B-Side
    19. Sally Brown (Demo) – Time for Heroes B-Side
    20. The 7 Deadly Sins (Demo) – Time For Heroes B-Side
    21. Up the Bracket – Live at The ICA – 3/6/02
    22. Mayday – Live at Nottingham Rock City – 30/10/02
    23. Begging – Live at Divan Du Monde, paris – 7/11/02
    24. The Boy Looked at Johnny – Live at Divan Du Monde, Paris – 7/11/02
    25. Death On The Stairs – Alt Guitar Version

    Cassette – Early Demos
    01. I Get Along – 12/01 – Nomis Demo
    02. Time For Heroes – 12/01 – Nomis Demo
    03. Never Never – 12/01 – Nomis Demo
    04. Horror Show – 12/01 – Nomis Demo
    05. Boys in the Band – 12/01 – Nomis Demo
    06. Up the Bracket – 01/02 – Nomis Demo
    07. Begging – 01/02 – Nomis Demo
    08. What a Waster – 01/02 – Nomis Demo
    09. Skint & minted – 01/02 – Nomis Demo
    10. General Smuts – 01/02 – Nomis Demo
    11. Bangkok – 01/02 – Nomis Demo
    12. Mayday – 01/02 – Nomis Demo
    13. Mr Finnegan – 01/02 – Nomis Demo
    14. Tell the King – 25/1/02 – Demo
    15. Death on the Stairs – 25/1/02 – Demo
    16. Time For Heroes – 1/3/02 – Demo
    17. I Get Along – 1/3/02 – Demo
    18. Horror Show – 1/3/02 – Demo
    19. Boys in the Band – 1/3/02 – Demo
    20. General Smuts – 1/3/02 – Demo

    The Libertines 2022 Tour Dates
    06/24 — Pilton, Somerset, UK @ Glastonbury Festival
    07/01 — Manchester, UK @ Castlefield Bowl
    07/08 — Bratislava, SK @ Pohoda Festival
    07/23 — London, UK @ Wembley Arena
    07/30 — Bristol, UK @ O2 Academy
    08/05 — Cardiff, UK @ University Great Hall
    08/06 — Bingley, UK @ Bingley Weekender
    08/08 — Edinburgh, UK @ O2 Academy
    08/28 — Portsmouth, UK @ Victorious Festival
    09/02 — Coventry, UK @ Godiva Festival

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