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Peter at T in the Park

Peter has already played at T in the Park this afternoon. Here's a review from

Pete Doherty wowed fans on T In The Park's King Tuts Wah Wah Tent today (July 12), playing a set that included solo tracks, Libertines and Babyshambles favourites and a few surprise covers. Bounding onstage on time, Doherty started his set by singing a burst of The Corries' 'Flower Of Scotland', one of the country's unofficial national anthems. Most of the crowd cheered him on, and after a short while he launched into solo single 'The Last Of The English Roses'. He was joined for the track by two ballerinas, along with his solo tour band (consisting of Babyshambles' members Drew McConnell and Adam Ficek, producer Stephen Street, a string section and keyboardist). Street was playing his second set of the day, having earlier joined Squeeze onstage. Backed by his band, Doherty also played 2003 single 'For Lovers', prowling the stage with a bottle of beer as he did so. As one fan threw his bottle on the stage during the track, the singer caught it and lobbed it back into the crowd. An electrified version of 'Through The Lookin' Glass' followed, with the line "He's got a Scottish fiver up his nose" going down particularly well with the T crowd. Following track 'Palace Of Bone' featured Doherty singing elements of Oasis' classic Britpop track 'Hello', while forthcoming b-side 'The Ballad Of Grimaldi' saw him play while smoking a cigarette. Later in his set he played a burst of novelty track 'I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles', before a spirited rendition of Libertines' favourite 'Music When The Lights Go Out'. Before playing 'Albion', Doherty led the audience through a version of 'Happy Birthday', stating that today is his manager Andy Boyd's birthday. Doherty and his band ended their set in energetic style, playing a ballsy version of another Libertines favourite, 'Time For Heroes'.

Pete Doherty played: 'Flower Of Scotland', 'Last Of The English Roses', 'A Little Death Around The Eyes', 'Salome', 'For Lovers', 'Through The Lookin' Glass', 'Palace Of Bone'/'Hello' 'The Ballad Of Grimaldi' 'I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles'/'Music When The Lights Go Out' 'Broken Love Song''Albion' 'Time For Heroes'.

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