On his new single “Flags of the Old Regime”, Pete Doherty pays tribute to the late, great Amy Winehouse. Morose yet insightful, the track sees The Libertines member front and center, crooning with a heavy heart as strings seem to weep in unison behind him. It was produced by Stephen Street and features Babyshambles’ Drew McConnell on bass, Stephen Large on keys, and Jamie Morrison on drums. Listen in below.
“Flags of the Old Regime” is officially out on March 9th, and all proceeds will benefit the Amy Winehouse foundation, a nonprofit that works to prevent drug and alcohol misuse among young people.
In related news, The Libertines are currently working on new material, with hopes to release an album sometime this year.
Peter Doherty releases a new single Flags Of The Old Regime on Monday 9th March through Walk Tall Recordings. The single was written by Peter about & as a tribute to his friend Amy Winehouse and is released in aid of the Amy Winehouse Foundation, who will also receive all proceeds from the profits of the single. Flags Of The Old Regime is available on 7” vinyl and as a digital download available soon.
Flags Of The Old Regime was produced by Stephen Street and features Drew McConnell (Babyshambles / Helsinki) – bass, Jamie Morrison – drums, Stephen Large – keyboards and Stephen Street – acoustic guitar & percussion. The strings were arranged by John Metcalfe (Durutti Column).
The Amy Winehouse Foundation works to prevent the effects of drug and alcohol misuse on young people. They also aim to support, inform and inspire vulnerable and disadvantaged young people to help them reach their full potential. For more information visit: http://www.amywinehousefoundation.org…