The Libertines Are Back With First New Album In 11 Years, ‘Anthems For Doomed Youth’

Lucy Harding | 8th July 2015

The Libertines

After their sell-out London performances last summer, their triumphant surprise appearance at Glastonbury festival on the Pyramid Stage and the release of new single ‘Gunga Din’ last week, it’s official- The Libertines are back and they’ve got a new album to prove it.

Their highly anticipated new album ‘Anthems For Doomed Youth’ is released through Virgin EMI Records on Friday 4th September 201 and is now available to pre-order on the official site, iTunes and Amazon.


‘Anthems For Doomed Youth’ was produced by Jake Gosling and recorded at Karma Sound Studios, Thailand, over 6 weeks during April and May 2015. It is The Libertines’ third album and their first in what has seemed like a very long eleven years. It will be available as a standard twelve song CD, deluxe CD, 12” vinyl, digital download and a box set. The track listings and information for all formats is:


  • Barbarians
  • Gunga Din
  • Fame and Fortune
  • Anthem for Doomed Youth
  • Heart of the Matter
  • Belly of the Beast
  • Iceman
  • You’re My Waterloo
  • Fury of Chonburi
  • The Milkman’s Horse
  • Glasgow Coma Scale Blues
  • Dead For Love


(Bonus songs recorded live at Karma Sound Studios 20th May 2015)

  • Love On The Dole
  • Bucket Shop
  • Lust Of The Libertines
  • 7 Deadly Sins


  • Deluxe Album
  • 12” Vinyl Album
  • Demo CD (6 songs)
  • Exclusive film by Roger Sargent
  • Signed art print
  • Artwork for each song

To wet your appetite in the meantime, the four-piece’s latest single ‘Gunga Din’ is available to buy now and the music video, filmed in ‘Walking Street’ Pattaya, was directed by Roger Sargent is available to view here.

Catch them this summer on the festival circuit where they will be headlining T in The Park and the Reading & Leeds Festivals and then playing the following:


2nd Poland Open’er Festival

4th Milano Summer Arena Assago

9th Ireland Dublin 3 Arena

10th-12th Scotland T in The Park Strathallan Castle

22nd Ibiza Rocks

24th Spain Low Festival



26th Zurich Openair Festival

28th-30th Leeds Festival

30th-30th Reading Festival

28th-30th Paris Rock En Seine


12th Berlin Tempelhof Airport Lollapalooza


21st Mexico Festival Corona Capital