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Dirty Pretty Things: Romance at Short Notice (Vertigo)

Andy Gill, Independent, The, 27 June 2008

IT CAN'T be easy being Carl Barât, eternally condemned to playing the former sidekick in some tacky B-movie of tragic dissipation, with every break-up song he writes assumed to refer not to some lover but to Pete Doherty.

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