Contains an untitled hidden track following "What A Waster".
The Libertines include: Carl Barat (vocals, guitar).
What the critics say…
Rolling Stone (12/25/03, p.108) - Included in Rolling Stone's "50 Best Albums of 2003" - "…The thrill is hearing the Libertines try--not too hard--to keep it together…"
Spin (5/03, p.109) - "…This is music to play in dark, velvety, womblike bars; this is music to play while buying cigarettes….If the Libertines represent the first wave of well-Stroked clone bands, we are optimistic…" - Grade: A
Q (11/03, p.136) - 4 stars out of 5 - "…This lot splutter like unsafe fireworks. They could and should be huge…"
Uncut (p.128) - "[L]ike The Clash's LONDON CALLING before it, repeat listenings reveal an endless succession of gorgeous hooks, spindly solos and tunes to hum forever."
Mojo (Publisher) (p.60) - Ranked #57 in Mojo's "100 Modern Classics" -- "The Libertines slap you in the chops like a Francis Bacon painting."