Libertines Announce Comeback Album; Hear New Song 'Gunga Din'

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Album cover for Libertines 2015 release "Anthems for Doomed Youth"

You didn't think the Libertines were popping up at festivals just for the hell of it, did you? 

After signing with Virgin EMI in Dec. 2014, the band has made good on its promise for new music, announcing the forthcoming LP Anthems For Doomed Youth. The very Libertines-y titled album will drop Sept. 4 via the Virgin/EMI label Harvest Records. 

Last weekend, the Libertines played an unannounced, surprise set at Glastonbury Festival to rave reviews. The performance included a new song called "Gunga Din," which will appear on Doomed Youth. Watch the band perform it live at Best Kept Secret Festival on June 19 below.

Pete Doherty and company have European dates lined up through the end of summer, but haven't announced any 2015 North American dates yet. 

The Libertines Debut New Song at Best Kept Secret Festival

The Libertines' last studio album was 2004's self-titled effort. 

Below is the track listing for the new album. The final four tracks are availabe in a special deluxe edition. There is also a box set that includes the deluxe CD, vinyl, an exclusive film, a demo CD, a signed art print, and artwork for all album tracks. Details are on the band's official site

1. Barbarians
2. Gunga Din
3. Fame and Fortune
4. Anthem for Doomed Youth
5. Heart of the Matter
6. Belly of the Beast
7. Iceman
8. You're My Waterloo
9. Fury of Chonburi
10. The Milkman's Horse
11. Glasgow Coma Scale Blues
12. Dead for Love
13. Love on the Dole
14. Bucket Shop
15. Lust of the Libertines
16. 7 Deadly Sins

Update: Later today (July 2), the Libertines shared the official music video for "Gunga Din." Check out the studio version of the track below: