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Pete Doherty And The New Decadence

Charles Shaar Murray, Independent on Sunday, 6 February 2005

PERHAPS MARC ALMOND put it best: "To me a star is someone who has something extra, and something missing at the same time – flawed and extinguishable, but never mediocre." Exhibit A: Pete Doherty, now more familiar to millions from his tabloid problems as Public Screw-Up Number One than he ever was in his time fronting The Libertines or his aptly post-eviction project Babyshambles.

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