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The Kooks: Rocket, Leeds

Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 1 February 2006

WHEN PEOPLE SUGGEST that Pete Doherty would have been so much better without the drugs, they should listen to the Kooks. The Brighton-based foursome have a certain musical similarity to Doherty's Libertines/Babyshambles, and frontman Luke Pritchard shares Doherty's taste for leather jackets and hats.

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