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Peter Doherty & the Puta Madres

Peter Doherty & the Puta Madres

Peter Doherty & the Puta Madres

Debut album from the Libertines and Babyshambles leader's new band recorded live in France

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  1. 8.0 |   NME

    Pete's latest is an album of serene folk songs. The former kid in the riot now seems more at home as the old man by the sea
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  2. 8.0 |   Clash

    As Doherty once sang, “Let’s get straight to the heart of the matter”, and the heart of the matter on this record carries so much weight and substance, but it is presented in light playful ways and therein lies its appeal and beauty
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  3. 8.0 |   Mojo

    A deeper dive into the grooves pays substantial dividends, not just with Doherty's impermeable gift for melody and neat turns of phrase but the intriguing torrent of witty self-examination. Print edition only

  4. 6.0 |   DIY

    Great for the die-hards, fairly inconsequential for everyone else
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  5. 6.0 |   The Independent

    This sensitive, late-Dexys style psych-Celt outfit mould Doherty’s numb-tongued half-songs into evocative reflections of their pastoral surroundings, but the album is backloaded with meandering, semi-bothered filler
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  6. 4.0 |   The Quietus

    Doherty still brazenly peddles this mediocre drivel, an overflowing Keep Calm And Carry On ashtray blight on our culture that’s bizarrely still admired, and his beloved Good Ship Albion sails merrily on. Please God, someone send a U-Boat
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