The Libertines will celebrate two decades of indie sleaze by reissuing their 2002 debut Up The Bracket with a remarkable 65-songs of bonus material. The band have hoovered up a collection of demos, radio sessions, and live recordings to include alongside the original album, which featured the singles "Time For Heroes" and "Death on the Stairs" as well as the title track.
Due on October 21 via Rough Trade, the Super Deluxe edition of Up The Bracket includes a a 60-page book featuring a foreword by former NME writer and current Apple Music DJ Matt Wilkinson, plus new interviews with the band, photos and memorabilia. Full track details on the Super Deluxe Edition can be found here.
In addition to the reissue, Peter Doherty and co-frontman Carl Barât will celebrate the anniversary with a U.K. tour at which they will play the record in full. See below for the full list of the band's Up The Bracket gigs, including a show at London's Wembley Arena on July 23.
6/11 Newcastle, UK @ Rock n Roll Circus
7/1 Manchester, UK @ Castlefield Bowl
7/23 London, UK @ Wembley Arena
7/30 Bristol, UK @ O2 Academy
8/5 Cardiff, UK @ University Great Hall
8/6 Bingley, UK @ Bingley Weekender
8/8 Edinburgh, UK @ O2 Academy