Memorabilia – Pete Doherty / Peter Doherty - A leather-bound...

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Memorabilia – Pete Doherty / Peter Doherty - A leather-bound book containing lyrics, thoughts, concepts and doodles from the iconic frontman of The Libertines. Written during the recording of The Libertine’s debut album Up The Bracket and during their summer World Tour in 2002

This important piece of pop culture history includes early lyrics for 7 tracks on Up The Bracket, the Libertines second album ‘The Libertines’ and other EP releases,
with over 60 pages written by Doherty and 20+ pages by fellow band members and friends, including one page signed and inscribed by Up The Bracket producer, Mick Jones “To Pete, Carl, Gary & John (The Libertines)...I feel lucky to have met you all and get to make what I know is going to be an amazing debut album with Mick” also a page signed and inscribed by Alan McGee “The Libertines "What A waster, what a two bob c**t", The story of Glaswegian youth, Alan McGee” underneath McGhees entry Pete Doherty has written, “This being Mr. Alan McGee's contribution to the book of Albion. He turned up unannounced at Whitfield St (Sony) when we were mixing Up The Bracket...I suppose he was there to see Mick Jones really...” one page also has a poem by Peter 'Wolfman' Wolfe, signed Wolfman and dated 2002. The book includes two track listings for Up The Bracket, and also a preliminary drawing for the album cover artwork by Pete Doherty, inscribed in Doherty's hand ‘Album cover’ . Throughout the book are various drawings/doodles by Doherty which are mainly self-portraits and a portrait of the band. There are also backstage passes stuck into the book

Auction Date:
8th Apr 21 at 9:30am BST

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