Peter Doherty & The Puta Madres – single, LP, UK/EU tour

PETER DOHERTY & THE PUTA MADRES debut album

Having just completed a sold out tour of the UK, Peter Doherty & The Puta Madres have announced a UK and European tour to coincide with the release of their eponymous debut LP on Friday 26th April through Strap Originals/Cargo Records. A single, mixed by Cenzo Townshend, ‘Who’s Been Having You Over’, is available now when you pre order the album from:  

Pete Doherty & The Puta Madres

Formats; Vinyl in a gatefold sleeve (SOLP1), CD (SOCD1), Cassette (SOCASS1), Deluxe CD (SOCD1X) and Deluxe Vinyl (SOLP1X) (including live album and film) and digital download.

The video for the single was filmed in Margate and directed by Roger Sargent and is a collaboration with Art Collective; Worship the Ground (Chu & Dr. D). 

“We believe the act of creating public artworks is visual activism, punk ethics have always been at the very core of it’s soul. We are arming an inactive society with an alternative knowledge, standing up to ongoing vilification by the press and their immoral standards, and to the authorities who encourage the soulless gentrification and social control in our public space, whilst ignoring their duty of care.”

Scroll down for tour dates. UK Tickets on sale 9am Friday 1st March

Pre-order the album from https://peterdoherty.seetickets.com/tour/peter-doherty for access to the UK tickets pre-sale. European tickets are available via https://www.albionrooms.com/live  

May 2019 UK and European Album Tour Dates

Both band images below (c) bThibault Leveque.

3rd Belfast – Limelight, 4th Dublin – The Academy, 5th Bristol – O2 Academy, 7th Glasgow – Barrowland Ballroom, 8th Leeds – Stylus, 9th Manchester – O2 Ritz, 11th Nottingham – Rock City, 12th London – O2 Kentish town Forum, 15th Paris Bataclan, 16th Antwerp – Trix, 17th Cologne – Kantine, 19th Berlin – Astra Kulturhaus, 20th Vienna  – WUK, 21st Munich – Backstage Werk, 23rd Zurich – X-Tra, 24th Fribourg (Switzerland) – Fri-Sun.

Also the following festivals:

31st March Rennes (France) – Mythos Festival, 8th June St Pierre (France) – Sakifo Musik Festival, 19th July Amersham – Penn Festival, 21st July Sunday Amstelveen – Amsterdamse Bos

‘Peter Doherty & The Puta Madres’ was recorded at a family home overlooking a fishing village in Étretat Normandy, over four days last summer and mixed at Urchin Studios (East London). The album is engineered by Dan Cox (Laura Marling, Thurston Moore, Florence & The Machine) and produced by Jai Stanley (long time friend and manager). All the songs from the album were road tested over the last eighteen months across Europe at Festivals and headline shows.

Songs include the reflective ‘All At Sea,’ the raw ‘Punk Buck Bonafide,’ the upbeat and playful ‘Shoreleave,’ the joyous hymn of liberation ‘Paradise Is Under Your Nose,’ ‘Someone Else To Be’ Peter’s re-imagining of  the Velvet Underground’s ‘Ride Into The Sun’ and Oasis’ ‘Don’t Look Back In Anger, ‘Traveling Tinker’ an elegy to Peter’s friend Alan Wass and ‘Who’s Been Having You Over’ with dialogue from the 1948 film adaption of Graham Greene ‘Brighton Rock’ and the cheeky poke at his own notoriety…or is it; “Your so Rock & Roll.”

Peter Doherty has released three album with The Libertines: (‘Up The Bracket’ (2002), ‘The Libertines’(2004) and ‘Anthems For Doomed Youth’ (2015) and with Babyshambles ‘Down In Albion’ (2005), ‘Shotter’s Nation’ (2007) and ’Sequel To The Prequel ’(2013) as well as two solo albums ‘Grace/Wastelands’ (2009) and ‘Hamburg Demonstrations’ (2017).

In the last few years, as respect for the power of rock and roll, at all levels, has gatecrashed it’s way back to the fore, we have fused our legends with potential future heritage stars to create something new. Peter Doherty remains a definite inspiration of the fast rising, arty, punky artbeat of the Newer Wave scenes and anti-scenes.

Peter Doherty & The Puta Madres are: Peter Doherty (Vocals/Guitar), Miggles (bass), Miki Beavis (violin), Katia DeVidas (Piano/keyboards), Jack Jones (lead guitar) and Rafa (drums). 

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